Loyola Bakefield’s prestigious Cyber Science Program has added a new Cornerstone Partner. Point3 Security, Inc., a local information security organization specializing in workforce development and measurement, will provide access to its ESCALATE® platform –a proven immersive ecosystem that delivers gamified cyber-skills challenges with an online community of mentors. Named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing organizations of 2019, Point3 is recognized as the gold-standard in cyber talent measurement and development
“The generous support provided by Point3 will grant students with the opportunity to tap into innovative learning tools, which will help guide their continued education and career aspirations,” said Steve Morrill, Director of Cyber Science. “It will also increase the program’s exposure to industry leaders and create pathways to internships and mentorship.”
A key element of Point3’s mission is to ensure that members of the cyber community are ready to meet the evolving threat landscape. Their investment at Loyola furthers that commitment by training and inspiring the next generation of leaders. Recognized as the premier high school cyber science program in the world, Cyber Science at Loyola will expand its offerings and facilitate self-guided exploration that will lead to industry-caliber certifications, superior college profiles, and internships at some of the world’s leading technology firms.
Evan Dornbush, the CEO/Co-Founder of Point3, is also a current Loyola parent. “The type of education that Loyola provides, which focuses on well-rounded young men committed to values and ethics is ideal for our industry,” said Dornbush. “Our company has a responsibility for identifying and training professionals who will safeguard our citizens and our nation. Loyola is the perfect setting to put our tools to use and engage those who will be leading the way for generations to come.”
About Point3 Security, Inc.
The Baltimore-based information security company specializes in workforce development through gamified environments that help organizations recruit, retain, and cultivate talent. Point3's growing success in both the commercial and federal sectors has led to the expansion of its gamified learning environments, which cover critical topics including reverse engineering, defensive hunting, and network exploitation. For more information, visit www.ittakesahuman.com
Cyber at Blakefield
The Cyber Science program at Loyola Blakefield provides students with industry-caliber skills required by today’s fastest growing employers and offers them the most advanced opportunities to apply those skills in the classroom. The program further enables students to test drive their future careers and understand the long-term meaning of their college selection and major life choices. In addition to success in local, national, global competitions, the program has been internationally recognized as a model for Cyber education at the middle and high school levels. Learn more at www.loyolablakefield.org/cyber