PLDT, Smart hone next gen of cybersecurity professionals

The future of cybersecurity in the Philippines is looking good as telco giant PLDT and its wireless mobile network arm, Smart, continue to push efforts to level up the fight against cybercrimes.

Through a six-month internship program dubbed Cyber Warrior Course, PLDT and Smart taught graduating students from the Asia Pacific College about cybersecurity.

Nineteen learners from the said university taking up Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Information Technology received essential insights about cybersecurity from PLDT and Smart’s Cybersecurity Operations Group.

Topics include analyzing real-world situations and leveraging scientific approaches to combat cybersecurity issues.

Students were also equipped with learnings about how the PLDT group safeguards data and improves cybersecurity infrastructure to protect customers.

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