CyberTalents and Trend Micro Launch a Free Cybersecurity Bootcamp
A Chance for all Security Beginners in Africa and Arab Region to Start Their Career
CyberTalents has been running free security training in the past few years in more than 25 countries in MENA and Africa including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Algeria, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Kenya, and more in an attempt to raise security awareness and encourage many talents to start and boost their cybersecurity career.
This year, we are coming up with a new initiative with our partner “Trend Micro” who has always been a great support for CyberTalents in the previous years.
Intro to Cybersecurity Bootcamp 2022
CyberTalents and Trend Micro are cooperating together this year to launch a free cybersecurity Bootcamp for students and recent graduates who would like to build their cybersecurity knowledge and take their first steps in the information security field.
Trend Micro is offering +500 free cybersecurity scholarships to talents in Arab and African countries including South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Egypt, Palestine, Tunisia, Lebanon, Morocco, Algeria, Jordan, UAE, Syria, Kuwait, Iraq, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and more allowing them to discover their passion for cybersecurity.
So it’s fine if you have no prior experience in cybersecurity and want to learn about numerous cybersecurity tracks that cover all the essentials.
The program will take you from scratch to know all about cybersecurity in 6 weeks starting from 17th July to 24th August.
Who is CyberTalents?
CyberTalents is a global platform where cybersecurity can learn, practice, compete, get hired, and get ranked. It is considered to be one of the largest cybersecurity communities in the world. Moreover, CyberTalents offers companies cybersecurity services and recruitment to help secure their business.
Who is Trend Micro?
Trend Micro is a global cybersecurity leader that helps make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Fueled by decades of security expertise, global threat research, and continuous innovation, their cybersecurity platform protects 500,000+ organizations and 250+ million individuals across clouds, networks, devices, and endpoints.
Building the Next Cybersecurity Generation
For years, the cybersecurity industry has been troubled by a scarcity of professionals, and as time passes, our need for additional professional cyber security experts grows.
Every day, cyber threats, cyberbullying, and even malicious hacking become more powerful, so our mission was to prevent this problem from spreading by empowering and inspiring young people, particularly women, to pursue careers in cybersecurity. We are doing our best to close the gender gap by demonstrating that cybersecurity as a field requires both genders now more than ever before.
This free cybersecurity bootcamp is one of the solutions we offer to help the world grow more powerful against cybercrime, and it's also your chance to start your career in cyber security from the ground up.
You've been heard! You don't have to pay for a bunch of cybersecurity courses that may or may not be appropriate for you to begin with, so we built this free cybersecurity bootcamp for you to look at everything you might need to get started in cybersecurity without spending any money.
What will You Learn in the Bootcamp?
You may have considered starting your cybersecurity career several times, but you are unsure of how to proceed or what the appropriate first steps are.
Intro to Cybersecurity Free Bootcamp is designed to put you on the right track. Our instructors will walk you through the learning journey step by step to guide you and help you learn all about cybersecurity.
You will be introduced to different topics including essential cybersecurity concepts and their goals, some threats and vulnerabilities, OS Security, Web Application Security, Data Encryption Techniques, and Network Security Fundamentals.
Why Join Intro to Cybersecurity Free Bootcamp?
First and foremost, you do not need any prior experience to enroll in this Bootcamp, as it is designed for complete beginners in cybersecurity to help them start their journey in information security.
Learning on a gamified platform that allows you to acquire more hands-on experience that qualifies you to get started in the real job market of cybersecurity.
Moreover, you'll be able to communicate with your instructors directly and ask them questions on the spot. In addition to the mentorship sessions where you will have a one-to-one call with an expert to help you understand your next steps after the Bootcamp.
Now, How to Apply?
Before applying, you need to make sure that you fulfill the conditions which are:
• Resident in any Arab or African country.
• Age is between 18 - 30 years old.
• Basic knowledge of Computer Systems.
• Finalized Linux Essentials Challenges.