Cyber Security Lab for Every School!

Cyber Security Lab for Every School!
31 October 2019

Berqnet Firewall, which started out to provide cybersecurity literacy to high school and university students, has provided cybersecurity literacy education to 900 students and 100 teachers in a year with its “One Cyber Security Laboratory for Every School” social responsibility project. The project aims to contribute to Turkey's cybersecurity force through laboratories established within the scope of the project.

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ISTANBUL (TR) - A social responsibility project called “One Cyber Security Laboratory for Every School”, which is implemented by Berqnet Firewall continues its activities with 35 years of experience of Logo Software in full swing. Lastly, a cybersecurity laboratory was established in Kocaeli Mehmet Tuğrul Tekbulut Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School last week. Teachers were informed about the comprehensive cybersecurity ecosystem and firewall products, while nearly 300 IT students were given cybersecurity literacy training. The project provided technical infrastructure, laboratory installation and basic IT and cybersecurity training to schools with ICT courses in their curriculum, and 100 teachers and 900 students were reached to date.

"We aim to contribute to Turkey's cybersecurity power"

Stating that they aimed to contribute to cybersecurity forces in Turkey, Berqnet Firewall Director-General Dr. A. Murat APOHAN said "We want to provide every school with a cybersecurity laboratory with 100 percent support mission. We will also fulfill our responsibilities in order to offer internships and job opportunities for young people who want to advance in this field in the future. In addition to regular training, we are also working on the initiation of initiatives to integrate the courses directly related to cybersecurity into the MONE curriculum for schools with IT courses. In this way, we believe that we will create the awareness we aim and contribute to the better equipped and advanced education of the bright young people of our country in this field."

“We will provide cybersecurity literacy training to 10,000 students in 2020”

In the first phase of the project, which was put into practice in 2018, the students of Izmit Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School, one of the well-established educational institutions of Kocaeli, were trained and the necessary studies were started to establish a cybersecurity laboratory within the school. In the second phase of the project, which started in October 2018, Beykoz University Vocational School Information Security Technology students were given detailed training on cybersecurity awareness, basic network and firewall issues, and the necessary equipment was donated to continue the courses related to cybersecurity products. Cyber ​​Security Laboratory Dr. A. Murat APOHAN, “After Kocaeli and Istanbul, we will continue the education and laboratory installation studies in the schools designated in Konya, Antalya and Kahramanmaraş, which we planned and spread to Anatolia. We aim to reach 10 thousand young people every year, including 2020, by continuing our support for education."

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Berqnet Firewall About
With 35 years of experience behind Logo Yazılım, Logo Teknoloji and Yatırım Holding A.Ş. Berqnet Firewall, which was established under the umbrella of the company and continued its activities, started R & D studies in 2013 to produce solutions for the cybersecurity needs of businesses of all sizes and launched the first product family in 2015. More than 700 business in Turkey preferred by more than 6,000 businesses with partners Berqnet Firewall Cyber ​​Security products all local and area experts in R & D of business data and system security by the staff, 100% domestic cyberspace to protect the highest performance and most accurate solution develops security products and software.