Joint Azerbaijani-Israeli Cyber Training Program Accepting Applications

World News Agencies By AZERTAC • 10 April, 2024

Jerusalem, 10 April, 2024 (TPS) -- Baku, April 10, 2024 (AZERTAC)
The Cyber ​​Security Center of Azerbaijan, founded jointly by the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport, the Agency for Innovation and Digital Development with Israel’s Technion Institute of Technology, announced registration for a new wave of trainings.

The agency told AZERTAC that citizens of Azerbaijan who are over 17 years old, have English language skills and basic ICT skills can apply to take advantage of the training.

The registered candidates will be involved in the examination and interview process in the next stage. In the exam conducted by Israeli experts, the candidates’ logical and analytical thinking ability, ICT knowledge and skills, and English language level will be checked. Later, 60 people who successfully passed this stage after being involved in the interview will get the right to participate in the trainings free of charge. Only those with the highest scores for each stage will be eligible to participate in the next stage.

Those admitted to the program will be taught theoretical and practical knowledge based on the academic staff and teaching methodology of the “Technion” Institute.

Within the framework of the program, it is planned to train two groups of specialists, a “Red Team” (attack), “Blue Team” (defense). Teams will develop their skills by participating in simulations during training. Those who successfully complete the program will be presented with an official certificate from the Technion.

The deadline for registration is May 5.

Some 120 people have already graduated from the program and continued their careers in state instiutions and the private sector. Another 60 are currently continuing their studies.