The Regional Maritime University (RMU) in partnership with Cyber Ghana has commenced training to help address cyberinsecurity in the country. The training which sought to promote the development of cyber security in the country and related fields covered some cyber challenges in Ghana including mobile money fraud, hacking, among many others. As part of the programme, courses to be studied included Comptia Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker, Malware Analysis, Penetration Testing, Cyber Threat and Open Source Intelligence etc.
Opening session at the launch.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, the Provost of the University, Dr. Dennis Njumo Atehnjia
expressed hope that the training will play a key role in educating the trainees on the threat that are linked to cyber security as well as provide solutions in tackling them. He implored RMU staff to the seize the opportunity to enhance their skills in security protocols.
The Head of the Information Technology Department of the University, Mr. Isaac Acheampong thanked Management for their support in making the dream a reality. He further thanked Management of Cyber Ghana for the partnership and the efforts employed in making the training a success. He called on other institutions to partner with the University as the institution is expanding on its mandate of being the preferred center for Maritime Education and Training. He charged the trainees to make the best use of the training as history will have their names recorded as the first set to have started the program at the RMU.
Participants at the opening.
The program was is scheduled to cover a duration of six (6) weeks for the internship progammes and three (3) months for the short courses will receive qualified facilitators and industry players who will oversee the delivery of lessons during the scheduled period.
Information Source: Marketing Unit
Information Date: 12th June, 2023