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Cyberoam Academy Ties Up with Three Premier Colleges in Tanzania to Create Skilled Network Security Professionals

Tanzit Institute, Mufundi Institute and Kaps College to provide Cyberoam certified network security courses to students

Tanzania, 2nd June 2015

Cyberoam Academy, part of Cyberoam – a leading global provider of network security appliances announced its collaboration with three colleges namely Tanzit Institute, Mufundi Institute, and Kaps College in Tanzania, Africa. The collaboration will help these institutes, provide comprehensive, results-driven Cyberoam certified network security courses to their students. The idea behind this collaboration is to open a world of possibilities to students of these colleges in the field of network security. Cyberoam, with its Cyberoam Academy, aims to provide state-of-the-art knowledge about network security that allows students to explore career opportunities in this field.

The market for network security is all set to boom in East Africa and there will be an increasing demand for information security professionals. Currently, Africa suffers from a dearth of professionals with core expertise in network security. This is where a collaboration between Cyberoam and these three leading colleges enters the picture to bridge the gap between demand and supply. The courseware that Cyberoam Academy brings to the table will prepare students to tackle emerging network security challenges and provide innovative, long-term and future ready solutions that protect organizations from a range of threats to their network.

The MOU was signed between Mr. Angelo Mfilinge, Vice Chancellor of the three colleges, and Mr. Ajay Nawani, Chief of Cyberoam Academy, on behalf of Cyberoam Technologies. With this association, all three institutes of learning can offer industry-ready network security academic programs to students. This is in line with their objective of providing advanced technology and management courses that allow students to make value driven contributions that not only benefit the Tanzanian economy but also the global economic scenario at some level.

These institutes are looking forward to offering Cyberoam’s renowned network security programs. Displaying a marked enthusiasm for this tie-up, Prof Angelo Mfilinge, Vice Chancellor says, “We are looking forward to working with Cyberoam, a highly respected name in the network security domain. We have absolutely no doubt our students will profit from its comprehensive courseware and be able to use the knowledge gained to solve the myriad of cyber security challenges that are set to adversely impact Tanzanian organizations.”

Ajay Nawani, Chief of Cyberoam Academy says, “We are not limiting this tie up purely to areas of training, research and development. We will also participate in joint community outreach programs and proactively facilitate knowledge sharing in the field of computer networks and network security. Cyberoam sees this tie-up not only from a knowledge transfer perspective but also as a way of sharing our experience and technological achievements with students who will be key drivers of innovation in this domain.”

The purpose of Cyberoam academy is to provide the kind of training that allows recipients to deliver workable, sustainable and comprehensive networking and security solutions customized as per the needs of an organization. The focus is on providing pragmatic courseware that is disseminated in an easy to understand manner. Through its academy, Cyberoam seeks to bridge the skill gap in the network security industry by providing certified courses that enhance a professional’s future career prospects. For more information about the programs, please visit academy.cyberoam.com

About Cyberoam Technologies Private Limited :

Cyberoam Technologies, a Sophos Company, is a global Network Security appliances provider, offering future-ready security solutions to physical and virtual networks in organizations with its Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) and Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances. The virtual and hardware Cyberoam Central Console appliances offer Centralized Security Management options to organizations, while Cyberoam iView allows intelligent logging and reporting with one-of-their-kind, in-depth reports. Cyberoam is accredited with prestigious global standards and certifications like EAL4+, CheckMark UTM Level 5 Certification, ICSA Labs, IPv6 Gold logo, and is a member of the Virtual Private Network Consortium. For more information, please visit www.cyberoam.com

About Tanzit Institute, Mufundi Institute and Kaps College

These centers of learning are founded on the objective of providing value added learning in the field of technology and management in Tanzania. They are committed to providing education that is imparted using a range of interactive teaching and learning methodologies. Their aim is to become institutes known for the quality of teaching, depth of research and students that have hands-on knowledge to meet the challenges of present and the future.

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Jitendra Bulani
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