The government has announced the establishment of a specialized Cyber Security Finishing School, which is slated to open in 2024. The initiative aims to produce proficient experts in the realm of cyber security in response to the growing concerns over cyber threats.
The Cyber Security Finishing School will collaborate closely with established organizations operating within the cyber security domain to equip its students with the essential skills and knowledge to tackle the evolving landscape of cyber threats effectively.
The decision to launch the Cyber Security Finishing School and the broader policies outlined in the National Cyber Security Policy, 2080, reflects the government’s commitment to safeguarding digital assets and infrastructure. By fostering a pool of skilled cybersecurity professionals and promoting education in this domain, Nepal is taking proactive steps to secure its digital future against the backdrop of an increasingly complex cyber landscape.
Here are some additional details about the Cyber Security Finishing School:
- It will be a 12-month program that will cover a wide range of topics, including network security, application security, data security, and ethical hacking.
- The school will be open to students with a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
- Admission will be competitive and based on a candidate’s academic record, experience, and skills.
- The school will be funded by the government and will be located in Kathmandu.
The establishment of the Cyber Security Finishing School is a significant step forward for Nepal in its efforts to address the growing threat of cybercrime. The school will play a vital role in developing the country’s cyber security workforce and helping to protect Nepal’s digital assets from attack.