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Fanshawe has partnered with The Cyber Security Research, Development, and Training Centre JYVSECTEC, based at JAMK University of Applied Sciences, to help advance Canada’s cybersecurity education. 

The newly unveiled Cyber Range, located within Fanshawe's School of Information Technology, is designed to provide students with immersive, hands-on experiences to combat cyber threats.

"Our partnership with JYVSECTEC aligns seamlessly with our mission to provide cutting-edge education and research opportunities in cybersecurity," said Dev Sainani, associate dean of Fanshawe’s School of Information Technology. "Together, we are committed to preparing our students for the challenges of the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape."

JYVSECTEC, known for its expertise in cybersecurity research, development, and training, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the collaboration. The joint efforts will not only enhance the education provided by Fanshawe, but also contributes to groundbreaking research within the cybersecurity sector. The exchange of expertise and resources will further solidify Fanshawe's position as a leader in the Canadian cybersecurity landscape.

The collaboration also extends the reach of Fanshawe's new Cyber Range, providing students with access to a broader network of industry professionals and cutting-edge research initiatives.

"This collaboration is not just about educating students; it's about creating a collaborative ecosystem that fosters innovation, research, and industry partnerships,” Sainani says. “Our students will benefit immensely from the wealth of knowledge and experiences shared by our esteemed partners at JYVSECTEC."

Fanshawe's commitment to top-tier education is elevated through this collaboration, reinforcing its dedication to staying at the forefront of cybersecurity education in Canada. Recent cyber attacks, including those targeting Global Affairs Canada, underscore the urgency of robust cybersecurity education and research initiatives.

This partnership promises to contribute significantly to the advancement of cybersecurity knowledge and skills, preparing students to tackle the challenges of the digital era with confidence and expertise.


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