Dubai: One of the leading institutions in the UAE, Zayed University has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai-based Etisalat Academy to work closely with the academy on cybersecurity and emerging technologies training.
Mr. Sherif Mousa, acting Chief Administrator and Finance Officer at Zayed University, and Dr. Ali Al Qayedi, General Manager, Etisalat Academy signed the MoU to formalize the deal at an event which was attended by Mr. Muammar Al Rukhaimi, CEO, Etisalat Services Holding.
As part of the agreement, Etisalat Academy will offer various cybersecurity and latest technologies training to both employees and students of Zayed University, which will support instructors, provide mentoring programs and industry focused sessions/workshops.
The Academy will also guide students/employees of Zayed University on getting access to Learning Portal/Program/Certifications and Support Student Internship and Recruitment.
The collaboration is expected to create a robust, technologically equipped generation, that will help shape UAE’s vision in being the leading technology and innovation driven nation.
Sharing his comments on the association, Dr. Ali Al Qayedi shared that, “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 program to support organizations 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.”
Over the last 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 organizations across all industries and business sectors.
To maintain the competitive edge, the Academy has been constantly refining its offerings and focusing on the digital, business, leadership, IT/Cybersecurity, and emerging technologies portfolios.