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Constructing a Stronger, Extra Safe, Extra Linked Ukraine Collectively


Cisco Launches Nation Digital Acceleration Program in Ukraine

For the reason that battle in Ukraine started, Cisco has stood by the nation’s aspect: serving to defend its essential infrastructure towards cyberattacks, establishing Wi-Fi connectivity for Ukrainian refugees, and offering Ukrainians with IT training to construct their digital abilities and employability by means of  Begin IT. Cisco4Ukraine. Many of those initiatives have been spearheaded and punctiliously coordinated by Cisco’s Nation Digital Acceleration (CDA) program, in partnership with native ecosystem companions and supported by the Ukrainian authorities.

This summer season, we have been proud to develop on our dedication by launching the following wave of Cisco’s CDA program initiatives in Ukraine. On the Ukraine Restoration Convention in London, CDA Vice President for EMEA Chris Reeves and I joined Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Training, Science and Know-how Improvement Михайло Федоров/Mykhailo Fedorov and Deputy Minister for Eurointegration, Ministry of Digital Transformation Валерія Іонан/Valeriya Ionan to signal a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to assist additional safe the nation’s essential infrastructure, promote ubiquitous web connectivity, and provide coaching in cybersecurity and networking by means of the Cisco Networking Academy.

Ukraine is now one in every of 49 international locations collaborating in Cisco’s CDA program, a strategic partnership with authorities management to carry to life components of a nationwide digital agenda and create new worth for a rustic, its industries, and residents. As a part of this system, Cisco and the Ukrainian authorities will collaborate on the next essential areas:

Михайло Федоров/Mykhailo Fedorov, Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Training, Science and Know-how Improvement in Ukraine

Cisco Networking Academy and Expertise Bridge Rising Ukraine’s Digital Workforce

At a time when the one fixed is uncertainty, not less than two issues are clear: digital abilities are in demand all over the place, and when the battle is over, Ukraine will want a workforce able to rebuild and defend its essential IT infrastructure from day one. To assist residents reskill and upskill for the digital economic system irrespective of the place they’re, Cisco Networking Academy coaching programs in networking, cybersecurity, knowledge science and extra shall be made out there on the Diia.Training platform, Ukraine’s free digital studying hub that connects customers to employers by creating individualized training roadmaps.

Cisco Networking Academy is likely one of the longest-standing IT skills-to-jobs applications on the earth, coaching learners in essential digital abilities and enabling them to earn industry-recognized Digital Badges and certifications that unlock employment alternatives within the digital economic system. The Diia.Training platform may even hook up with the Cisco Expertise Bridge Matching Engine, a software that makes it simpler for HR managers to search out candidates in 190 international locations and helps learners discover and apply for jobs that match their ability degree.

Training for CDTOs — Supporting Ukraine’s Chief Digital Transformation Officers

Working with the Ministry of Digital Transformation (MDT), Cisco will assist the technological growth of Ukraine’s Chief Digital Transformation Officers (CDTOs), the leaders of the county’s digitization efforts on the ministry and native authorities degree. Along with leveraging in-country assets, Networking Academy instructors, and native studying companions, Cisco will present CDTOs with entry to our places of work, labs, and briefing facilities internationally to study concerning the newest applied sciences, finest practices, and tendencies within the digitalization sector.

Collaborating with the Ministry of Digital Transformation — Serving to to Defend Ukraine from Cyberthreats

We’ll construct on our current commitments to serving to restore essential telecommunications infrastructure and defending Ukraine’s communities from cyberthreats by means of Cisco safety applied sciences and our menace intelligence crew at Cisco Talos.

We’re All in This Collectively

Cisco’s CDA dedication is a testomony to the ability of working collectively, beginning with Cisco’s crew on the bottom in Ukraine, who, regardless of terribly tough circumstances, proceed to assist Ukrainian clients and stay as much as their mission of constructing Ukraine “enticing, comfy, and secure.”

Rebuilding Ukraine’s digital infrastructure and workforce requires that firms, governments, and establishments from around the globe work collectively in new and progressive methods. That is what Cisco’s CDA program was made for. Collaboration throughout authorities, {industry}, and academia is in our DNA, and I’m heartened to see that our efforts are going down towards a backdrop of huge worldwide assist.

The battle in Ukraine just isn’t over, and the highway to restoration is tough. However Cisco, together with greater than 400 firms from 38 international locations who signed the Ukraine Enterprise Compact, is in it for the lengthy haul. Wıth hope and willpower, we stay up for rebuilding a stronger, extra related, safer Ukraine. Collectively.

“Cooperation with Cisco opens up new alternatives . You will need to take note of the event of human capital as international locations compete for abilities and specialists. The memorandum with Cisco is an funding in our future and a sign to the entire world to work with Ukraine. Collectively, we are going to implement technological instruments and progressive options in academic tasks, share experiences within the discipline of digitalization, and use the content material and finest practices of one of many prime firms globally.”

Михайло Федоров/Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Training, Science and Know-how Improvement

Guy Diedrich (Cisco SVP & Global Innovation Officer), Михайло Федоров/Mykhailo Fedorov (Ukraine Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Education, Science and Technology Development), Валерія Іонан/Valeriya Ionan (Заступник Міністра цифрової трансформації з питань євроінтеграції/Ukraine Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation), and Chris Reeves (Cisco VP of Country Digitization)
Man Diedrich (Cisco SVP & International Innovation Officer), Михайло Федоров/Mykhailo Fedorov (Ukraine Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Training, Science and Know-how Improvement), Валерія Іонан/Valeriya Ionan (Ukraine Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation), and Chris Reeves (Cisco VP of Nation Digitization, EMEA)

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