VANCOUVER, British Columbia & MARKHAM, Ontario, Feb. 5, 2019 /CNW/ — In honour of Safer Internet Day, Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, today announced the introduction of its Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy to high school students in Canada. Working in partnership with British Columbia’s Ministry of Education and IBM Canada, the program’s mission is to bridge the skills gap by preparing students for careers in cybersecurity.
Canadian high school students can now receive hands-on training to understand the latest cyberthreats and how best to combat them. Courses focus on network security skills, including firewall installation, antivirus software and zero-day vulnerabilities. After successfully completing the 12-month program, students will be eligible for cybersecurity associate certification.
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