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In partnership with the University of Arizona, USA, PSUT graduates third class from its Cybersecurity Training Program

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 13:00

In partnership with the University of Arizona, USA,

PSUT graduates third class from its Cybersecurity Training Program

 

Princess Sumaya University for Technology, in partnership with the University of Arizona at Tucson, USA, has graduated the third class from its cybersecurity training program. Participants included employees from government agencies, security agencies, the banking sector, and PSUT students.

The President of PSUT, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, congratulated the graduates, praising the importance and continuity of this vital program. He mentioned the keenness of government and private agencies to enroll their employees in the course, and praised the strategic partnership with the University of Arizona.

Al-Refai added that, in response to the extraordinary approach taken by the University and under the directives of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of its Board of Trustees, the University took steps to launch this program three years ago, taking into account the requirements of the global labor market and its current needs.

In turn, the Director of PSUT’s Consultancy and Training Center, Prof. Ja'afer Al-Saraireh, said that the program is the first of its kind in the field of cybersecurity at the level of Jordan and the region, and is based on local and international expertise, through which the participant obtains a professional certificate from both universities. The training includes three levels. The first covers a major component of cybersecurity concepts at the level of computer networks, the second covers computer security, and the third covers the security of cellular devices and cloud computing.

Al-Saraireh added that the practical training curriculum is offered through a laboratory prepared by the University of Arizona in coordination with PSUT.

Cybersecurity is the process of protecting systems, networks and programs against digital attacks aimed at accessing, changing or destroying sensitive information with the purpose of extorting money from users or interrupting normal business operations.

The University of Arizona is a prestigious research institution, offering 150 undergraduate programs and more than 200 graduate programs.