A delegation led by Minister of Digital Development and Transport Rashad Nabiyev is on a visit to Israel.
During the visit, an agreement was signed between the Electronic Security Service under the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the well-known Israeli Technion University. The Azerbaijan Cyber Security Center, to be established under the agreement, will train more than 1,000 professional specialists over the next three years.
Trainings under the program will be conducted in Baku by the teaching staff of Technion University. Admission to the program will be announced shortly.
One of the main advantages of the Azerbaijan Cyber Security Center is the training of local trainers along with cyber security specialists. Thanks to the training of trainers at the center, the training of specialists in the field of cyber security in our country will be expanded in the future, and shortcomings in this area will be completely eliminated.
Bringing the advanced educational practices and capabilities of Technion University to Azerbaijan will make a significant contribution to building national human capital in the field of cyber security. Education at the center will be conducted in English and will be available to Azerbaijani citizens over 18 years of age. Graduates will be given certificates from Technion University.
Minister of Digital Development and Transport Rashad Nabiyev said the following in connection with the opening of the new Azerbaijan Cyber Security Center: “Today, together with Technion University, we have laid the foundation for cooperation in the field of cyber security, which is one of the most important areas for our country. Students who will study under the program, based on the methodology of the university, will be trained as competitive specialists in the labor market. We are very pleased to cooperate with Technion University, one of the world’s leading educational institutions and knowledge centers, to bring international knowledge and experience in the field of cyber security to our country! ”
President of Technion University, Professor Uri Sivan expressed satisfaction with the cooperation and hoped it would expand in the future. “The new center we have established is an important project to support the information security of Azerbaijan, and specialists to be trained there will contribute to the development of this area not only in Azerbaijan, but also in the region.”