Miami, FL – July 6, 2023 – ThriveDX, the leader in cybersecurity and digital skills training, is pleased to celebrate the graduation of its first generation of cybersecurity bootcamp graduates in Macedonia. This milestone was made possible through a partnership with the American University of Europe – FON, a private university headquartered in North Macedonia.
Selected candidates attended six months of training, including 480 hours of theoretical and practical learning lessons adhering to globally recognized cybersecurity education frameworks such as the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Upon completion, each graduate received a university certification, which is internationally recognized and qualifies them to work in five different professional roles across the industry, including network operations specialists, cyber incident response specialists, cyber forensic analysts and cyber infrastructure specialists.
“This is a special milestone for us as it marks our first formal cybersecurity bootcamp ever organized in Macedonia,” said Roy Zur, CEO of ThriveDX Enterprise. “We’re especially proud to partner with the American University of Europe – FON in their quest to become a hub for training in the industry and one of the only institutions of higher education in their region offering this type of advanced training.”
“The Cybersecurity Academy of AUE – FON enables the training of professionals who will be prepared for the prevention and resolution of dangers in our digital world, in order to ensure the protection of the data of companies and their users”, said the Director General of the American University of Europe – FON, Sefer Tsanoski, M.Sc. “Our aim is to prepare our graduates for the transition to a new and exciting career, in a highly needed and lucrative profession.”
For more information on ThriveDX and to learn more about its unique bootcamps go to thrivedx.com/.
Initially published in A1on.mk magazine.
ThriveDX is the global leader in cybersecurity training and workforce development, solving the cyber talent shortage and skills gap, by reskilling the workforce and upskilling the industry. We provide end-to-end human factor security solutions, including professional cybersecurity bootcamps, phishing and awareness simulations, application security training and beyond. We collaborate with top-tier academic institutions, enterprises, and government agencies to serve millions of learners and thousands of organizations globally. The ThriveDX team is composed of military-trained cyber experts, industry veterans, and seasoned educators united in the mission to close the worldwide skills and talent gap in cybersecurity, and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion across industries. For more information, visit https://thrivedx.com.
About The American University of Europe (FON)
The American University of Europe – FON (fon.edu.mk) is a private university with headquarters in North Macedonia, established in 2003. In 2007, with the introduction of new academic areas, the institution became the First Private University – FON. As a leading higher education institution in private education, the American University of Europe – FON, has faculties that offer teaching of higher education in the first and second cycle of studies, and will soon begin with a third cycle of studies, which allows students to be educated by the best academic teaching staff from the country and abroad. In addition, the University combines knowledge and experience, research and practice, and a multidisciplinary approach it applies in meeting the needs of entrepreneurship and adapting students to the changes of an evolving world.
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