Thursday, January 16, 2014

Training boost for cyber security - The Straits Times

16 Jan 2014. The push to train more specialists in cyber security here to tackle the growing menace of online attacks has received a major boost.

Two new training schemes are about the get underway, backed by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA).

The Cyber Security Centre set up by professional services firm KPMG will run a six-month course annually for about 10 to 15 participants. The first course is expected to start after March and will be run in conjunction with Singapore Polytechnic. The course will involve classroom learning, cyber security project implementation and cyber gaming exercise at the polytechnic's Cyber Wargame Centre.

The other initiative is being run by FireEye, a leading security firm that speacilises in detecting emerging cyber weapons.

For full article, please refer to The Straits Times.

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