Zayed University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Etisalat Academy to collaborate in the cybersecurity and emerging technologies training.
The MoU was signed - in the presence of CEO/Etisalat Services Holding, Muammar Al Rukhaimi - by Sherif Mousa, acting Chief Administrator and Finance Officer at Zayed University, and Dr. Ali Al Qayedi, Etisalat Academy General Manager.
According to the MoU, Etisalat Academy will provide different cybersecurity and latest technologies training to both employees and students of Zayed University, which will support instructors, provide mentoring programmes and industry focused sessions/workshops. Etisalat Academy will guide students/employees of Zayed University on getting access to Learning Portal/Programme/Certifications and Support Student Internship and Recruitment.
Commenting on the partnership, Sherif Mousa said,
“We are delighted that the Etisalat Academy will join Zayed University’s Partner Challenge programme and mentor students. This initiative is helping Zayed University develop the future leaders, thinkers, and doers of the UAE. These challenges give students a chance to gain an in-depth understanding of the workplace, encourage them to think for themselves and open their eyes to the opportunities available to them when they graduate. Students will benefit a great deal from the expertise and mentorship of the Etisalat Academy.”
The partnership will create a robust, technologically equipped generation, that will help shape UAE’s vision in being the leading technology and innovation driven nation.
Dr. Ali Al Qayedi said,
“The importance of Cybersecurity is increasing day by day. The goal of cybersecurity is to ensure confidentiality, data integrity and availability. Etisalat Academy aims to provide Cybersecurity training programme to support organisations to protect their data from any internal and external attacks. Etisalat Academy offers Cybersecurity Trainings that gives the knowledge and skills to secure and protect critical infrastructure and data systems."
For 30 years, Etisalat Academy has been providing training consultancy and human capital development services to telecoms, government agencies, oil and gas companies, financial institutions and organisations across all industries and business sectors. To stay competitive, it is continuously refining its offerings and focusing on the digital, business, leadership, IT/Cybersecurity, and emerging technologies portfolios.
News Source: Emirates News Agency