Launching a Long-term Cybersecurity Program in Ukraine
On December 8, 2022, strategic consulting and digital transformation company Nortal, a mother company of pwrteams, established cooperation with the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine in the field of cybersecurity. Together with Nortal, the University will start a new innovative education program for cybersecurity groups of the Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Informatics already in 2023.
Nortal has provided Lviv University with individual licenses for their students to access a cybersecurity training platform, which consists of over 820 modules. This is an on-demand, cloud-based cyber skills platform, with actual IT infrastructure and fundamental cybersecurity tools.
We are very glad that we have the opportunity to help Ivan Franko National University of Lviv because it is one of the best institutions of higher education in the Western region of the country, which in turn educates the best specialists. In modern conditions, cybersecurity is a crucial industry, because every day Ukraine faces a large number of hostile attacks, which affect the economy, infrastructure, etc. Accordingly, the state needs qualified specialists who will strengthen cybersecurity. Our company is glad that we can help to train students who will work in this field,
The first vice-rector of the university, Andriy Gukalyuk, told that a new educational program will allow the students to receive continuous, autonomous, hands-on training for all skill levels and “learn by doing”. He thanked Nortal for choosing Ivan Franko Lviv National University as a partner.
We are happy to cooperate and involve specialists in the educational process to train highly qualified specialists in the field of cybersecurity. I am convinced that our students will be able to join the cyber forces of our state and protect the state on the information front.
About Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv is one of the oldest higher educational universities not only in Ukraine, but also in Europe. Currently, Lviv University is a leading higher education institution with 18 faculties, 3 colleges and the Institute of Postgraduate Education. Students and trainees of the University receive education in 80 specialties at 18 faculties, 9 specialties at three colleges, as well as second education at 5 faculties of the Institute of Postgraduate Education. About 32,000 students and trainees’ study at the University.
Nortal, a parent company of pwrteams, is a fast-growing, impact-driven global company and a strategic partner for healthcare institutions, governments, leading businesses, and Fortune 500 companies. With a strong physical presence in North America, Europe, and the Middle East, and a global talent pool, the company can shape tailored ecosystems and future solutions that are human, data-driven, and safe.