If students had the chance to get involved in an actual project within the industry, they would have the opportunity to get real life experience practicing the theory and concept they have learned. They would also be able to familiarise with the industry and understand how it actually works. It prepares them for their future.
Being a women in Cybersecurity professional and front line of your organisation is definitely challenging. But we have a great ecosystem that are able to give all necessity to support us to face all the challenges. After all, that's what you drive upon... challenges.
Once you have your Degree in Computer Science, or related programs, which you then match it with the right professional services or certification, it will lead you to the right job market. This will help you be better prepared for employment.
We are very excited to enter into this industry partnership with UNIMY. The demand for data professionals has increased greatly and this endeavor is an excellent opportunity to give real-world, hands-on experience for data technology to students. The fruition of this partnership with UNIMY will go a long way towards meeting the target of 20,000 data professionals nationwide by 2020.
According to a study, by 2020 there will be a deficit of 1.5 million cyber security professionals worldwide, which means that there is a huge demand for talent in this field. We believe that it is important for agencies like ours to work closely with universities in building the talent that meet the demands. Universities supply human capital but we do not want them to be irrelevant that they have to be retrained. This is where CyberSecurity Malaysia comes in to build the bridge and produce the right talent for the country.
Instead of waiting or looking for opportunities, I believe life is much more fun when we learn to create them! Opportunities are created when we have the right experience and education.
You don’t have to be extremely wealthy and have tons of experience to make a difference. If you see a real problem in society that you care about and you really want to make a difference in people’s lives, then that passion and dedication coupled with what you learn in university is enough to get you going.
Industry innovations will continue to thrive in the digital environment seeking to piece together the best in the region in terms of connectivity, technology and talent. New Generation Digital Talents will be needed to drive this forward.
Organisations are striving towards evolving from a knowing culture to a learning culture that is much more objective and data driven and embraces the power of data and technology; they have to. This shift means that all companies in the future, big and small, will need competencies and talents in big data and analytics.
Digital and IT transformation is part of our lives and will dictate our future. We need to make sure we are equipped with the right knowledge and tools in this digital economy.
We enhance human potential through life-long learning and develop local talents for global market.