Africa already loses $3.5 billion annually to cybercrime, which is projected to reach $5 billion by 2022.
Despite this vast market for cybercriminals and the current technology talent explosion across the continent spearheaded by countries like Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt, there is still a large employability gap in the cybersecurity sector. However, this is not due to a scarcity of cybersecurity talents.
The African market is in more demand for skilled cybersecurity talents than certified professionals can fill. This gap is one of the primary reasons for the increased and successful rates of cyberattacks on the continent.
This is where the CcHUB Cybersecurity Academy comes in.
The CcHUB Cybersecurty Academy is an institute focused on refining raw, technical talents in cybersecurity. The goal is to hatch professionals ready for the business world either as engineers or technical founders, help them get jobs with our clients in and out of the continent, or support them in starting their own cybersecurity companies.
CcHUB is Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space designed to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space where work to catalyze creative social tech ventures take place. The HUB is a place for technologists, social entrepreneurs, government, tech companies, impact investors and hackers in and around Lagos to co-create new solutions to the many social problems in Nigeria.
Freelance technical talents who have learnt cybersecurity on their own by sheer will and are interested in becoming either of the following:
For more details, vsit CcHUB website.