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negg® gold sponsor for CyberChallenge.IT

12 May 2020

CyberChallenge.IT is the first Italian training program in cybersecurity for high-school and undergraduate students. It is a training program for young talents that aims to significantly reduce the current shortage of the IT workforce, being the main Italian initiative aiming at identifying, attracting, recruiting and placing the next generation of IT security professionals.

The goal for the 2020 edition is to involve at least 4,000 among the best students in Italy and encourage them to fill the ranks of future cybersecurity professionals, thus making their skills available to the country system.

The program is addressed to young candidates between 16 and 23 years of age who live and study in Italy.

The project aims to create and grow the cyber defender community by investing in young people. In particular, it aims at:

  • stimulating interesting technical-scientific subjects and, in particular, in information technology topics;
  • presenting the professional opportunities offered by the training courses on information security;
  • putting young people in direct contact with companies, also thanks to the challenges they will have to face;
  • identifying young cyber talents and contributing to their orientation and professional training.

Participation is free of charge. For further information, download the CyberChallenge.IT 2020 project presentation document.

negg®, which is gold sponsor, always supports enthusiastically initiatives of this kind, which aim at promoting awareness on cyber security.