JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s newest cybersecurity college has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chiron Technology Services Inc. in the US for a strategic training partnership.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz College of Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technologies signed the MoU at Chiron’s headquarters in Columbia, Maryland.
The MoU was signed on behalf of Saud bin Abdullah Al-Qahtani, adviser at the Royal Court, chairman of the board of directors of Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity and Programming (SAFCSP), by the dean of the college Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Dahlawi.
Al-Dahlawi said that the MoU includes establishing a professional training academy affiliated to the college, in which intensive scientific training programs in cybersecurity are to be provided .
Earlier, the college inked a deal with US firm Coursera, the world’s largest provider of interactive distance training and academic programs.
The Saudi federation also signed an agreement with STC to provide smart and innovative services and solutions, and technical support to the federation. The federation seeks to enhance national awareness of cybersecurity and programming through education.