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Monday, June 10, 2019

Educating The Next Generation Of White Hackers

Check Point Software, the leading cybersecurity vendor, announced that it has partnered with Singapore Polytechnic to offer cutting-edge cybersecurity curriculum to students, to contribute towards building a new pool of cybersecurity talent. It’s pushing the theory “From classroom to career”.

Click the link below to listen to the interview with Sharat Sinha, Vice President for APAC at Check Point Software Technologies @ Money FM 89.3.

Source: https://www.moneyfm893.sg/guest/sharat-sinha-check-point-software-technologies/

Monday, June 3, 2019

Check Point creates cyber security curriculum with Singapore Polytechnic


Check Point Software Technologies has partnered with Singapore Polytechnic to provide the educational institution with a comprehensive cyber security curriculum as part of the vendor SecureAcademy education program.

The program aims to help prepare students for a career in the cyber security sector, which is facing a worldwide shortage of talent.
Source: https://sg.channelasia.tech/article/662351/check-point-creates-cyber-security-curriculum-singapore-polytechnic/

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Check Point Software Technologies Partners with Singapore Polytechnic to Strengthen Cyber Security Skills in Singapore

Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, today announced that it will provide a comprehensive cyber security curriculum to Singapore Polytechnic as part of the Check Point SecureAcademy™ education program worldwide.

“Partnering with Check Point SecureAcademy allows our staff and students to have access to the training and best practices from Check Point, a leading provider of cyber security solutions in the industry. Our students will be better prepared when they enter the workforce,” said Mr Liew Chin Chuan, Director, School of Computing, Singapore Polytechnic.

Source: https://www.checkpoint.com/press/2019/check-point-software-technologies-partners-with-singapore-polytechnic-to-strengthen-cyber-security-skills-in-singapore/

Monday, February 25, 2019

59 NSFs in pioneer cyber specialist course - www.straitstimes.com

When he was 12, Private Clement Chin was so passionate about computers that he was creating his own program to strengthen his in-game character in online role-playing games.

And when the Cyber NSF Scheme was introduced to tap the talents of full-time national servicemen (NSFs) for cyber defence, Pte Chin, 23, jumped at it.
Clement Chin, DISM alumnus (graduated in year 2018)

It was "an obvious choice'' for the graduate from Singapore Polytechnic's Infocomm Security Management programme to apply for the Cyber Specialist Award.

For complete article, please visit https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/59-nsfs-in-pioneer-cyber-specialist-course

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

https://www.dbs.com/hack2hire/sg/index.html?utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Hack2Hire%202019&utm_content=Singapore
DBS Hackerthon is back!

I am pleased to advise that DBS’ Hack2Hire programme is back for the third consecutive year. We are seeking to hire top talents in emerging technologies such as Cloud Computing, AI, Machine Learning and Big Data etc

Closing Date: 1st March
Hackathon Event: 9 – 10th March in Singapore

For 2019, we are looking to hire technologists at all levels for :
1. Mobile Developer (Android and iOS)
2. Full Stack Developer
3. Data Engineer
4. UI/UX Developer
5. Scrum Master
6. QA Engineer
7. DevOps Engineer
8. Solution Architect
9. Chaos Engineer
10. Security Engineer

The online assessment will close on 1st March and shortlisted candidates will be invited for the 48 hour hackathon on 9th – 10th March.

Suitable SP Alumni students who have experience in:
⦁ Cloud architecture, Infrastructure-as-a-Code, Platform-as-a-Service and cloud-native capabilities
⦁ Big Data, Machine learning and AI
⦁ Chaos engineering, Site Reliability Engineering
⦁ Agile Culture of DevOps, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and deployment
⦁ Architecting for distributed computing.
⦁ API and mobile app development
⦁ UI/UX design and development
are encouraged to apply!

Monday, January 28, 2019

Finnish cyber security expertise in Singapore

28.01.2019. Finnish cyber security expertise in Singapore – JAMK University of Applied Sciences and Singapore Polytechnic collaborating in Centre of Excellence in Applied Cyber Security.
JAMK University of Applied Sciences and Singapore Polytechnic have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Singapore. The Parties wish to form a collaboration to jointly develop the SP-JAMK Centre of Excellence in Applied Cyber Security.

For full article, please click this URL.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Posting Results for the 2019 JAE out on Jan 31 - straitstimes.com

SINGAPORE - The posting results for the 2019 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) will be released on Jan 31 at 9am, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced on Thursday (Jan 24).

Applicants can obtain the results either through the JAE website (http://www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/joint-admissions-exercise) or by having SMSes sent to the mobile phone number provided during registration.

Those posted to a Junior College (JC) or the Millennia Institute (MI) are to report there on Feb 1 at 7.30am, while those posted to a polytechnic or an Institute of Technical Education (ITE) course will receive further instructions via an enrolment package that will be posted to them.

Source: straitstimes.com, https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/posting-results-for-joint-admissions-exercise-to-be-released-on-jan-31