We are on a mission

The VDCA can help your organisation solve the ever-increasing cyber skills shortage through tapping into the wealth of experience and transferable behaviours that military veterans typically possess.

Working in partnership with TechVets, VDCA is helping veterans and service leavers into cyber security and technology.

How does it work?

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Practical learning

Veterans complete technical challenges (the labs) spun up on demand through the browser, which are available 24/7. This virtual environment enables users to get hands on with real-life cyber scenarios.

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Skills

Our platform requires any user to fine tune their resilience, resourcefulness and perseverance. These are fundamental characteristics for cyber talent and are typical of military veterans, taking them from cyber novice to ninja as quickly as they dare.

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Reward

We reward our users with points and badges. The gamification of our platform plays a crucial part to its success as a learning tool. Veterans from across the globe can compete against each other and rise up the leaderboard.

Sponsorship Benefits

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Access to best new talent

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Unlimited job adverts

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Technical testing

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Pre-qualified  applicants

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Corporate Social Responsibility

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Unbeatable brand awareness

Do you want to sponsor our Veterans’ Digital Cyber Academy ™?

“The competitive nature of the scoreboard helps keep me focused on getting the next win and put in extra effort to get through labs. This has finally paid off, as I recently applied for a cyber role and was successful, something I would not have contemplated without my new skills.”

Anon, VDCA User

Streamlining your recruitment process

Assessing technical capabilities upfront allows you to spend time on the candidates that matter. Create your bespoke technical test from our 300 labs.

Finding the best

With unlimited job postings and a breadth of budding cyber talent at your fingertips, the VDCA platform helps you plug your cyber skills gap.

Meet your commitment to VEVRAA

Easily connect with veteran talent to help you exceed your VEVRAA benchmarks.

Lead from the front

Be the first to find undiscovered cyber talent, prime for the next step in their career.

“Identifying, developing and measuring practical cyber security skills is the great challenge for all companies today. The Immersive Labs approach is the most exciting thing I’ve seen in this space: scalable, agile and appropriate to the way a new generation learns. It has the potential to disrupt and transform this crucial market.”

Robert Hannigan, Ex-Director, GCHQ

Do you want to sponsor our Veterans' Digital Cyber Academy™?

Our process works. Since its launch, the VDCA has already helped veterans to start their careers in cyber security.