Cisco Systems Inc., an American-based IT firm, offers an international cybersecurity scholarship for international students.
The purpose of the bursary program is to enhance the capabilities of those who have the necessary abilities in cybersecurity.
Cisco offers mentoring, training and certifications to help fill the security operations centre analyst workstations. Its mission is to educate learners to share their knowledge and provide all IT professionals as they can.
Cisco is the world’s most renowned supplier of IT services helps businesses make the most of tomorrow’s opportunities by showing that amazing possibilities can be created when you connect something that was not before.
In the digital age, businesses are increasingly relying on cybersecurity to safeguard themselves, build trust, improve speed and add value to their business expansion. As the complexity and frequency of cyberattacks increase, companies have a serious shortage of IT professionals who have cybersecurity expertise.
To close the security skills gap, Cisco is introducing the Global Cybersecurity Scholarship program. Cisco will invest $10 million into this program in order to increase the pool of individuals with a high level of cybersecurity. Cisco has also expanded its Security certifications with the addition of a brand newly introduced CCNA Cyber Ops certification.
The scholarship programme Cisco provides free training, mentorship and testing to help you achieve CCNA Cyber Ops certification and develop the necessary skills for the position of Security Operations Center Analyst. The brand new CCNA Cyber Ops certification has been created to fill the skill gap and provide the necessary knowledge to be able to tackle the current and future challenges of security for networks.
Start now to begin your job in the field of cybersecurity. Join forces with Cisco to become one of the skilled cybersecurity professionals who are at a high level of demand across every industry.
The self-paced online learning path to earning this certificate includes three courses and two tests which is a substantial financial investment for your career.
Cisco will offer the program in collaboration with important Cisco authorized learning partners who will offer mentorship and coaching.
The cost of all education, including mentoring and coaching and exam fees that count towards getting the CCNA Cyber Ops certification, is included in the award.
To be eligible for a scholarship, candidates must meet the following requirements:
Basic technical proficiency (possess any or all of the following):
For a complete list of eligibility requirements, check out here. Official rules of the program here.