Apply for CyberGirls Fellowship Programme

CyberGirls is a 1-year fellowship that equips girls with globally sought-after cybersecurity skills, helping them to seize work opportunities within Africa and across the world.

This initiative contributes to achieving SDGs 1 - No Poverty, 4- Education, 10 - Reduced inequalities.




LEARNING PATH


The learning journey has been designed to begin with digital literacy and systematic progress from basic cybersecurity concepts to more specialised niche cybersecurity learning. Midway through the fellowship, beneficiaries will choose and focus on one of the following tracks/career paths.


THREAT INTELLIGENCE

Learn to use data generated by networks, applications, and other IT infrastructure to assess and improve organizations security posture.


CLOUD SECURITY

Learn and apply basic network security techniques in the cloud environment, assess levels of risk and recent vulnerabilities that apply to cloud services.


PENETRATION/VULNERABILITY TESTING

Learn the basics of penetration/vulnerability testing. Using software and command line tools for scanning, reckoning and exploitation.


INCIDENT ANALYSIS/RESPONSE (SOC ANALYST LEVEL 1)

Covers various incident analysis tools and techniques that support vulnerability analysis , intrusion detection, attack protection, and network/resources repair


IT SECURITY AUDIT

This covers the fundamental knowledge of Security auditing. What IT Security Audit is, It's importance and how it can be conducted.


Who can be part of this fellowship?

  • Girls and women aged 18 – 28 years old

  • Interested in starting a career in cybersecurity

  • Willing to commit 7 months to the fellowship

  • Undergraduates and graduates

  • Residents in Nigeria, Ghana, Egypt, South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda and Zambia.

CyberGirls Fellowship 2022 Cohort Want to be a part of this cohort?

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