DIB – March 2014

The DANTES March DIB is now available HERE!

What's Inside?

DANTES Web site gets a new look!
DANTES 40th Anniversary
Education still pays
Education centers: DANTES needs your help!
Reminder: OCONOS DSST paper-based testing ends soon
College financial assistance information you should know
Delaware TTT participant recognized for excellence
From the Desk of the Senior Enlisted Advisor
From the Desk of the Reserve Component Advisor
2014 CCME Symposium a great success — attendees gained vital insight on Voluntary Education programs and issues
VA launches GI Bill Comparison Tool
Free webinar series

New DSST Exam Launches in 2014

cyber-security
It is hard to think of any aspect of our daily lives that is not impacted by potential threats to cyberspace. Organizations spend billions of dollars each year to protect sensitive data and resources, yet hardly a day passes without news of a cyber-attack with resulting loss of business or personal data. Prometric is pleased to announce the launch of a new upper-level DSST exam in early 2014 - Fundamentals of Cybersecurity. Students can earn 3 ACE recommended semester hours of upper-level college credit if they take this exam and pass it. Fundamentals of Cybersecurity, includes content related to major topics in Cybersecurity including Application and Systems Security, Implementing Authentication and Authorization Technologies, Compliance, security pertaining to networks and physical environments and vulnerability management. The upper-level exam will be available in early 2014 and more information will be made available once the exam is launched.

How can this exam be used? Well there are a variety of Information Technology and Cybersecurity degrees and certificates available. Military members should contact their local or virtual education center counselor to find out which certificate or degree program is right for them and if taking this exam will be beneficial. This exam may be applied to other degrees as well. Your counselor will guide you through which CLEP and/or DSST exams will help you earn college credit while saving on college costs and reducing your time to degree completion. For more information on Cybersecurity careers check out http://dantespulse.com/?p=1253.

Here is a 1 minute video to show you how taking a DSST College Credit Exam can help you.

 

 

 

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