The training program, conducted in collaboration with National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA), is designed to empower exceptionally talented students in the field of cybersecurity.
The primary objective is to kindle their passion for the field, fostering a deep-seated interest, and fortifying their knowledge base. The ultimate goal is to equip these students with the skills and insights necessary to excel in cybersecurity, thereby facilitating their success and impact in the professional landscape post-graduation.
Students studying in cyber security and related fields at the local universities.
– Saudi Arabian Nationality
– Currently enrolled in Cybersecurity and related disciplines
To qualify for the Cybersecurity program, students are requested to complete the prerequisite courses found on Coursera. An email will be sent inviting accepted students to the online courses.
- Network Security
- Secure Coding
- Malicious Software (or Malware)
- Cloud Computing Security
- Incident Response
- Cybersecurity Architecture
Skills you’ll gain
- Security Policy Development
- Penetration Testing
- Forensic Analysis
- Encryption Techniques
- Security Awareness Training
- Security Auditing
Kick off your cybersecurity journey by registering for our intensive training program spanning 18 weeks for top gifted students.
Stage 1: Prerequisite Course
Important Note: Registering for the program does not guarantee participation in subsequent stages. Students must demonstrate their knowledge and skills by excelling in the assessments to progress through the program. Certificates of Completion will be awarded at each stage to acknowledge participants’ achievements. Qualified students will be invited to the next stage.
Duration: One month Completion Date: TBD Method: Self-Paced, Online Courses
Description: The selected students are required to complete dedicated online courses to establish a solid foundation for their cybersecurity education.
Stage 2: Introduction to Cybersecurity
Duration: Five Days Start Date: January 9, 2024 Method: Instructor Paced, In-Person Lectures
Description: 500 standout performers from the first stage will have the opportunity to participate in in-person lectures up to four key locations across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Stage 3: Advanced Cybersecurity
Duration: Four Days Start Date: TBD Method: Instructor Paced, In-Person Lectures
Description: The top 100 students, excelling in the second stage, will advance to a deeper exploration of the cybersecurity domain.
Stage 4: Cybersecurity Summer Program
Duration: Two months Start Date: TBD Method: Instructor Paced, In-Person Lectures
Top 50 students, distinguished from the third stage, will earn a coveted scholarship for a up to two-month program during the Summer of 2024. Among them, 40 will continue their studies locally, while 10 will be sent abroad to attend an international summer program in Cybersecurity.
No, this course is fully funded
By passing the first, second, and third stages’ assessments.
Top students will be selected to qualify for the next stage.
By signing up and completing the prerequisite (online) courses via Coursera.
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