Take the Helm of Your Cyber Security Career

You have the technical chops - now what? You need infosec career skills, not just technical skills.



Online Community

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Show Off Your Skills 

1:1 Mentoring

Managed & Structured

Reach the Next Level of Your Career

Entering the field? Changing career paths? Looking for a promotion? 
Battleship Academy offers courses and mentorship for you to quickly reach your infosec career goals.

Get on the hiring manager's radar

Get the Infosec Interview has you covered to make a killer resume - and land tough to get cyber security interviews.

Interview to impress

Nail the Infosec Interview gives you all the advice and tools you need to smash your interview - and get the job.

Find your path

Overwhelmed about how to enter infosec or what your next job should be? Not anymore - we have that covered.

Help on a one-on-one basis or in our training groups

Mock interviews, resume reviews, and a supportive online community? Check, check, check.

Who is it for?

Whether you're a N00B or a pro, Battleship Academy has interactive content, created by a dedicated team of real infosec hiring managers, plus seriously enthusiastic mentors.
Battleship makes career management easy - so you reach your goals faster.
Develop  skills
Time management, communication,
networking prowess holding you back? 
Stop guessing
Boost your confidence, master career skills no one else covers.
Step by step with Battleship

Stand Alone Courses

Our Team

Meet Our Core Team

Awat Ilkani
Before Battleship, Awat led a global cyber security service team at ABB and has hired dozens of people. He believes strongly in fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the cyber security community, and he has a deep seated coffee addiction.
Katelyn Ilkani
Katelyn likes to think her super power is networking. She enjoys helping others reach their potential and develop strategies to attain their career goals. When she's not on Twitter, she's coming up with new course ideas while eating biscotti.
Timothy Johnston
Tim is the technical brains behind Battleship and an honest to God hacker. After a decade in the Air Force and safeguarding the USA at the NSA, he has powerful lessons about transitioning to a civilian cyber security career. His pet Pusheens approve this message.
Our teachers

Meet Our Guest Instructors

David Sherry

CISO, Princeton University
David Sherry is an experienced Chief Information Security Officer with a diverse work history, including 20 years in security. He is a proponent of changing security culture & mentoring the next generation of security leaders. 

Matthew Rosenquist

ciso,  Eclipz.io Inc.
Matthew Rosenquist is a LinkedIn recognized cyber security influencer, experienced in building world class teams and capabilities, managing security operations, & evangelizing best-practices to the market.

Kevin Beaver

owner, principle logic llc.
Kevin Beaver has over 30 years of experience in IT and is an information security consultant. He frequently presents webinars, performs keynote addresses, and moderates panel cyber security discussions. 

Sherrod DeGrippo

Sr. Director, Proofpoint
Sherrod DeGrippo leads a worldwide, 24/7 malware research team of over 40 people and has more than 15 years of information security experience. She brings her deep technical & business acumen to Battleship courses.