Women to receive training in cyber security through Fortinet and WOMCY

The Jamaica Observer published an article on January 27, 2021, about an agreement signed between Fortinet and Women in Cybersecurity (WOMCY) that would provide training in Cyber Security to women. Below are some key highlights:

  • MORE women are to receive training in cybersecurity in an agreement signed between Fortinet, the enterprise security company, and the non-profit organisation Latam Women in Cybersecurity (WOMCY)
  • This agreement aims to increase the number of trained professionals and promote greater diversity in the cybersecurity industry in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • “We are very excited to add WOMCY to our global programme that today has more than 75 affiliated educational institutions in the region
  • “Cybersecurity is part of the operational resilience of companies and the World Economic Forum recognises that this area is one of the most important problems facing the world today
  • 73 per cent had at least one intrusion/breach over the past year partially attributed to a gap in cybersecurity skills

 

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