NITDA-Cisco Cybersecurity Training Program 2023 (How to Apply)

Applications are now open for the NITDA-Cisco Cybersecurity Training Program 2023. Here’s what you need to know about the program.

NITDA in collaboration with Cisco wish to invite applications from suitably qualified Nigerians who are interested to enroll into Cyber Security Training Programme.

The training is aimed at marking Cyber Security Awareness Month, where participants will be trained on the art of offensive cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities as well as the importance of protecting our cyber world.

The training will further raise awareness about digital security and empower participants on the best global practices for securing personal data from digital forms of crimes.

This years programme will focus on four domains of cybersecurity as;

  • Ethical Hacker
  • Endpoint Security
  • Network Defense and
  • Cyber Threat Management.

The overall aim and objective of NITDA-Cisco Cybersecurity Training Program 2023 is to spot light on preventing our cyber space and preventing cybersecurity incidents.

According to NITDA on their Twitter handle, In alignment with the National target of 70% Digital Literacy by 2027 contained in the Strategic Plan document released by the Federal Ministry of Communications, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is collaborating with Cisco to celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month and train Nigerians on the importance of protecting personal data from all forms of cybercrimes.

  • Registration closes: 15th October, 2023
  • Training Starts: 18th October, 2023

Objectives of NITDA-Cisco Cybersecurity Training Program 2023

  • Ensure effective regulation of the sector through development of standards and guidelines to enhance Nigeria’s cybersecurity resilience;
  • Enlighten all Nigerians on what to do and avoid while in cyberspace;
  • Ensure that Nigeria has mechanisms for building enormous human capacity to defend our cyberspace and perform offensive operations when necessary;
  • Ensure that Nigeria’s rating in international indices is improve

Apply Here for the NITDA-Cisco Cybersecurity Training Program 2023