Cyberoam Academy Collaborates with King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok to Create Cyber Security Professionals
Cyberoam Academy, a part of Cyberoam, a leading provider of network security appliances, announced its tie-up with the Faculty of Information Technology, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand. The collaboration will allow this premier university in Thailand to offer Cyberoam certified courses and prepare its students for meaningfully contributing to the growing ICT (Information Communications & Technology) sector in Thailand.
This tie-up is a continuation of Cyberoam’s efforts to bridge the skills gap prevalent in the network security industry through the Cyberoam Academy. According to a surveys, Thailand ranks among top few in a list of countries vulnerable to cyber-attacks. This makes it imperative that the country produces cyber security professionals that are able to protect Thailand’s businesses from threats to their cyber networks. The association of King Mongkut’s University of Technology with Cyberoam Academy seeks to create professionals that can deftly handle emerging network security challenges.
Cyberoam courseware focuses on teaching students in a live network environment through a series of practical lab sessions, which provide hands-on learning experience. This is necessary in a world where the information security ecosystem is constantly evolving and throwing up new challenges for cyber security experts.
The MOU was signed between Associate Professor Dr. Phayung Meesad, Dean of Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) and Mr. Ajay Nawani, chief of Cyberoam Academy, on behalf of Cyberoam Technologies. The core objective behind this collaboration is to create individuals with comprehensive knowledge about keeping an organization’s network safe.
Commenting on the tie-up, Dr. Phayung Meesad, Dean of Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) says, “We want to prepare our students to meet real world challenges of the present and the future. It is our belief that keeping information secure is one of the biggest challenges faced by the world today and it will keep getting bigger. This is why we are collaborating with Cyberoam to provide the kind of learning to our students that can make them sentinels of information across not only Thailand’s but also the world’s leading organizations.”
Ajay Nawani, chief of Cyberoam Academy says, “The Faculty of Information Technology, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok is very well-known for its academic quality and emphasis on providing learning that can be put to use in real world scenarios. We believe this tie-up will add to its existing repertoire; it also allows Cyberoam to make an effective contribution towards the creation of skilled cyber security professionals who will not only make the institute proud but also make contributions that enhance the network security ecosystem.
The core purpose of Cyberoam academy is to provide training that helps individuals come up with innovative, sustainable and proactive solutions that go a long way in solving the network security needs of an organization. For more information about the programs, please visit academy.cyberoam.com
About Cyberoam Technologies Private Limited:
|Cyberoam Technologies, a Sophos Company, is a global Network Security appliances provider, offering future-ready security solutions to physical and virtual networks in organizations with its Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) and Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances. The virtual and hardware Cyberoam Central Console appliances offer Centralized Security Management options to organizations, while Cyberoam iView allows intelligent logging and reporting with one-of-their-kind, in-depth reports. Cyberoam is accredited with prestigious global standards and certifications like EAL4+, CheckMark UTM Level 5 Certification, ICSA Labs, IPv6 Gold logo, and is a member of the Virtual Private Network Consortium. For more information, please visit www.cyberoam.com|
About King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok:
The university is a leading technology university in Thailand. It has state of the art infrastructure and the kind of facilities and amenities that make learning fun and a wholly interactive experience for students. The university sees learning as a process of discovery and concentrates on turning students into solutions providers who can benefit society at multiple levels. This center of higher learning wants its students to play a transformational role in the creation and application of technology.