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Posted on: May 1, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City sponsors scholarships to train future cybersecurity professionals

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Note: This press release is from the Beaufort Digital Corridor.

BEAUFORT, S.C. -- Beaufort Digital Corridor is excited to announce that the City of Beaufort has sponsored a limited number of scholarships for its comprehensive Cybersecurity Certificate prep course for COMPTIA Sec+. This self-paced, online program is designed for adults and recent graduates interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity. The course covers all topics required for the Sec+ certification exam, with weekly office hours available for additional support.

To make this program accessible to all, the City of Beaufort has sponsored a limited number of free scholarships. The deadline for submission is May 15, so interested individuals are encouraged to apply now.

“As we continue on our path to becoming a cyber security center of excellence here in the Lowcountry, it’s important to invest in training and development at every level,” said Mayor Stephen Murray. “Helping to fund these scholarships is an important part of growing the our next generation of cyber security experts.”

"Our program provides a flexible and comprehensive training experience that empowers students with the skills they need to succeed in the cybersecurity industry," said Jess O’Brien, Executive Director of Beaufort Digital Corridor. "We are grateful to the City of Beaufort for their support, which enables us to offer free scholarships to those who need them."

This program is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity. Don't miss out on this chance to gain valuable skills and knowledge. Apply now by visiting the event page at

About Beaufort Digital Corridor

The Beaufort Digital Corridor (BDC) is a 501(c)(6) community-sourced tech incubator focused on creating a business, education, and attractive social environment for tech entrepreneurs and tech-related companies. The BDC provides training programs that help build an educated workforce and funnel students into higher education pathways and is a partner of the South Coast Cyber Center. For more information, visit

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