Helping nations build cyber security capability: Jamaica
In March 2022, the Government of Jamaica’s Office of the National Security Advisor (ONSA) published the Caribbean Regional Cybersecurity Training Needs Analysis (TNA), which was designed and delivered by Protection Group International (PGI) and funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office of the United Kingdom.
Young Omani cybersecurity talents honoured at awards ceremony
Muscat—On 28 March 2022, 24 Omanis who participated in the CyberSafe Incident Response competition were honoured with awards at a UK Oman Digital Hub Event.
Gulf women in cyber lead work to address GCC’s cybersecurity skills gap
In collaboration with Ipsos and Protection Group International (PGI), the 2020-2021 cohort of the UK-Gulf Women in Cybersecurity Fellowship Programme has released a report from the first phase of research into cyber skills in the Gulf region, Addressing Cybersecurity Skill Shortages in the GCC Region.
The importance of hands-on experience and industry support in cyber security skills development
Skills development is about so much more than attending classroom sessions. To ensure students and trainees are prepared for careers in cyber security, PGI recommends that a mix of practical placements, hands-on labs and mentoring should supplement classroom learning to build the cyber security workforce of the future.
The cost-effective way to address cyber security skills and diversity gaps
The global cyber security workforce gap is estimated to be 4. 07 million with 35% of organisations unable to fill open cyber security jobs to protect their assets.
PGI partners with Qatar University to develop cyber training capability
Protection Group International yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) KINDI Center for Computing Research to partner on developing a Cyber Academy at Qatar University.
Cyber security training and combating the same old recruitment problems
Let’s face it, the security industry is confusing. On one hand, we‘re telling organisations to educate staff better, secure systems, create useful policies, and employ more staff with skills and knowledge to protect data and operational systems.
Cyber education for your workforce: Where to start
Governments, corporates and SMEs all need increased protection to counter the ever-present and changing cyber threat.
Filling the cyber security knowledge gap in your organisation
Every year, businesses of all sizes lose money to increasingly innovative cyber criminals. To exacerbate this problem, there are too few cyber security professionals globally to complete all the work required to protect and defend critical systems; the estimated gap is at least 1 million.
PGI Cyber Academy courses available in Southeast Asia
PGI Cyber Academy courses available in Southeast Asia PGI has partnered with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Asia Pacific University (APU) to train 72 Malaysians as Cyber Security Incident Responders.
Diversity deficient cyber security industry: Skills gap made worse
The cyber gap, the difference between the demand for cyber security professionals and their supply, is projected to reach 1.
Jordan Design and Development Bureau (JODDB) launches a cyber security academy with UK Cyber training specialists PGI
The Jordan Design and Development Bureau (formerly, the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau) announced the launch of its Cyber Security Academy at the Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX).
PGI chosen to build cyber security skills in Malaysia
Malaysia Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) has partnered with Protection Group International to build a cyber training academy at APU (Asia Pacific University), to protect and enhance Malaysia’s digital economy and build cyber security training capability across the Asia-Pacific region.
PGI and AGH University to build a cyber academy in Poland
Protection Group International and Jerzy Lis, Vice-Chancellor for Cooperation for AGH University of Science and Technology signed an agreement in Krakow, Poland on 18 October declaring their intent to work together to deliver cyber security training and develop a cyber academy to build professional skills in cyber security.