Google Announces New Cybersecurity Career Certificate

Google announced a new cybersecurity career certificate on May 17, 2023. The certificate is designed to help Filipinos acquire the skills they need to protect the digital world. It is built by experts at Google and vetted by employers, and it can be completed in under six months of part-time study—with no degree or experience required.

With the escalating threat of cyberattacks, the demand for cybersecurity professionals is soaring. It’s an opportunity to join the front lines of this battle.

In fact, a global shortage of 3.5 million cybersecurity workers is projected through 2025. The Google Cybersecurity Career Certificate can help Filipinos fill this gap and build a rewarding career in cybersecurity.

The certificate covers a wide range of topics, including:

-Identifying common cyber risks, threats, and vulnerabilities
-Mitigating cyber threats by protecting networks, devices, people, and data
-Using Python, Linux, and security programs to protect against cyberattacks
-Preparing for the CompTIA Security+ exam

Graduates of the Google Cybersecurity Career Certificate will be prepared for entry-level cybersecurity roles, such as cybersecurity analyst and information security analyst. individuals who complete the Google Cybersecurity Career Certificate will be equipped with the necessary qualifications to pursue further growth and opportunities within the cybersecurity industry.

“Creating more pathways for Filipinos to acquire the right digital skills and to competitively enter the cybersecurity field is essential,” said Bernadette Nacario, Country Director, Google Philippines. “Google is deeply committed to working closely with our local partners across the public and private sectors to help develop the next generation of cybersecurity workforce and experts in the country.”

“The Cybersecurity Google Career Certificate will help in the upskilling of the Filipino workforce to be globally competitive,” said DICT Secretary Ivan John Uy. “This will also equip them with the skills needed to have resilience against cyber attacks and to build a safer and more secure online world. The DICT thanks Google for this generous effort in helping the Philippines in its digital transformation journey and looks forward to more opportunities for cooperation.”

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The certificate is built by Google cybersecurity experts and has been reviewed by employers, so you can be confident that you are learning the skills that are in demand.

-The certificate can be completed in under six months of part-time study, so you can start your new career sooner.
-The certificate is affordable, with no degree or experience required.
– The certificate can help you land a job in a growing field with high salaries.

The Google Cybersecurity Career Certificate is a starting point to anyone interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity. It provides valuable knowledge and skills needed to enter this field.