The tech training nonprofit BlackGirlsHack and HyperQube.io have announced a strategic partnership that will help black girls and women get the hands-on experience they need to breakthrough barriers to careers in information security and cyber security. Under the partnership, HyperQube will provide access to their cloud based Cyber Range to both the students and instructors at BlackGirlsHack.
Tennisha Martin, Founder of BlackGirlsHack, says “This partnership will help BlackGirlsHack members gain more hands-on experience and exposure for their newly acquired Cybersecurity Skills”
The CEO of HyperQube, Craig Stevenson, says “This partnership will allow HyperQube to begin its journey towards becoming the world’s largest community of Cybersecurity creators. It removes the cost barrier for Cybersecurity professionals to demonstrate their capability. ”
BlackGirlsHack Foundation (BGH Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) organization created to bring awareness and provide knowledge and resources to help increase the diversity and representation in Cyber Security. BlackGirlsHack Foundation is a not-for-profit organization whose focus is to increase representation in Cyber Security for Black Women and Girls. BlackGirlsHack was created to share knowledge and resources to help black girls and women breakthrough barriers to careers in information security and cyber security. The vision for Black Girls Hack (BGH) is to provide resources, training, mentoring, and access to black girls and women and increase representation and diversity in the cyber security field and executive suites.