Covering a Range of Cyber security Topics
The university of Windsor, which is popularly known for its quality education, shaped by community challenges, a transitioning world, and technological advancements has recently announced collaboration with Blackberry. This collaboration aims to develop and deliver a cyber-security curriculum for the University’s Graduate Master’s Program in Applied Computing. The curriculum, called BlackBerry Bootcamp will be taught as part of a required Network Security course.
The completion of the curriculum will account for a portion of the student’s final grade. Blackberry Bootcamp will cover a range of cyber security topics including digital identity protection and privacy, software engineering, latest techniques of cyber criminals, advanced threat detection technologies, and more. Starting on May 18, it will be delivered over 10 weeks as a remote learning program to ensure students can continue their education during the COVID-19 crisis.
Good Learning Opportunity for Students
The university and the company were both pleased with the collaboration. President of University of Windsor, Mr. Rob Gordon said he was pleased to partner with Blackberry to provide learning opportunities for students. “This innovative remote learning collaboration will provide students a unique opportunity to develop crucial data science skills and expertise that will allow them to excel in this increasingly digital marketplace,” he further added. Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities also hailed the decision as he commended the collaborative spirit shown by both parties.
“We are delighted to partner with the University of Windsor on student education and enable them to have a successful STEM career,” said Neelam Sandhu, Vice President of Business Operations and Strategic Accounts at Blackberry. She further added, “Now more than ever partnerships such as this are critical to ensure students can continue to learn remotely and prepare them to pursue careers in high-demand fields such as Data Science,”