NxFORCE 2019

NxFORCE 2019

OVERVIEW

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is entrusted to oversee the development and championing Malaysia Digital Economy. To succeed on these fronts, cybersecurity has been identified as one of key enablers for digital economy.

MDEC has been conducted a 4-week pilot capacity programme in 2018 by MDEC partner with the aimed at giving the right exposure cybersecurity to the Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) students. As this programme received a good feedback and beneficial to the new talent where contribute a significant impact to digital economy, MDEC has decided to continue and improve the programme for the year 2019 with some improvement in place.

OBJECTIVES

• To create awareness among tertiary students on cybersecurity as a career.

• To create a pipeline of cybersecurity practitioner to the industry.

• To supply talent for industry demand for digital economy.

• To bridge the gap between academia and industry with real life industry experience.

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

Professional Career Mentorship

Industry Sharing Sessions

Internship or Job Placement

ISACA® Cybersecurity Nexus™ (CSX) Fundamentals Training & Certification

Cybersecurity Industry Standard Hands-On Lab:
Security Admin, Penetration Testing,
Blue Team Exercise & Digital Forensic.

3-WEEKS CYBERSECURITY CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM INTAKES:

COHORT 1

  • Date: 7 October – 25 October 2019

Venue: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC)

COHORT 2

  • ISACA Training: 5 – 6 November 2019
  • Industry Sharing: 20 November 2019

Venue : ASIACYBERX

  • Hands-on Date: 9 – 13 December 2019
Venue : INTI International College Subang Jaya

COHORT 3

  • ISACA Training: 11 – 13 November 2019
  • Industry Sharing: 25 November 2019
  • Hands-on training: 16 – 20 December 2019 
Venue: Sunway University College

COHORT 4

  • ISACA Training: 6 & 13 December 2019
  • Industry Sharing:  29 November 2019

Venue: UiTM Shah Alam

  • Hands-on training: 16 – 20  December 2019
Venue: Sunway University College

COHORT 5

  • Date: 26 November – 20 December 2019
Venue: University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering (UNIMY)

Enrollment Pre-Requisites

  • Malaysian
  • 2nd or 3rd (Final) Year in IT/Computer Science/Security Undergraduate degree.
  • Achieve at least 2.8 CGPA.
  • Currently studying in tertiary IT related field.
  • Possess own laptop/notebook.

Registration & Selection Process

Step 1: Sign Up

Step 2: Survey

Step 3: Online Interview

Step 4: Selection

Acceptance Letter will be emailed to you once you have been chosen.

2018 Testimonial

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Clement -

"Nxforce: Developing the next gen cyebersecurity."

Firdaus -

"NxFORCE program has been an eye-opening experience for me."

Knowledge

Azmil -

"After I join Nxforce. I realized university is not the best place to earn knowledge."

Guricha -

"A program you'll never regret joining."

Razzaq -

"I gain a lot of friends and knowledge from the program!"

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