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: TARUC Main Campus

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: TBA
  • Industry Sharing: TBA
  • Hands-on training: TBA
⠀⠀⠀Venue: UITM Shah Alam

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

developing

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!"

Program Mentors

CHEAH KHAI EE

CYBER SECURITY CONSULTANT

LE GLOBAL SERVICES SDN. BHD.

FOW CHEE KANG

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

LE GLOBAL SERVICES SDN. BHD.

GOH SER YOONG

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

JEWEL PAYMENTECH SDN. BHD.

JAYSON CHIN

SENIOR SECURITY CONSULTANT

F-SECURE CORPORATION

KENNETH SHAK

SENIOR CYBER SECURITY CONSULTANT

LE GLOBAL SERVICES SDN. BHD.

LEE YIK SOON

CYBER SECURITY CONSULTANT

LE GLOBAL SERVICES SDN. BHD.

LIM CHERN CHUAN

CYBER SECURITY CONSULTANT

LE GLOBAL SERVICES SDN. BHD.

LOW CHEE HAO

CYBER SECURITY CONSULTANT

MARCUS LENG SANG POH

CYBER SECURITY CONSULTANT

LE GLOBAL SERVICES SDN. BHD.

MICHAEL HWANG

SENIOR TECHNICAL SALES MANAGER

INGRAM MICRO

TEOH KOK AUN

CYBER SECURITY CONSULTANT

LE GLOBAL SERVICES SDN. BHD.

VINCENT CHOO YUNG LING

CYBER SECURITY CONSULTANT

LE GLOBAL SERVICES SDN. BHD.

YONG MENG HONG

REGIONAL MANAGER, APAC

F-SECURE CORPORATION

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