15 Saudis to get cyber security training in Silicon Valley


WASHINGTON – During the US visit of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, the Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming signed on Wednesday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Draper University that specializes in teaching entrepreneurship.

The university has a training program for students to establish their companies.

According to the MoU, 15 Saudi candidates will be sent on scholarship to the university’s campus in Silicon Valley. Apart from this, the federation and the university will explore the possibility of establishing a campus for the university in the Kingdom, in cooperation with the federation.

The MoU was signed on behalf of the Chairman of the Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming Saud Al-Qahtani by the federation’s deputy chairman and on behalf of the university by its Deputy President John Bax.