PRESS RELEASE Africa Cyber Defense Forum (ACDF) and Morocco Trust (MorTRUST) sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the CyberGen ProgramNairobi, Saturday, Jun 03

Marrakech, Morocco – Africa Cyber Defense Forum (ACDF) and Morocco Trust (MorTRUST) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate and partner to pilot the CyberGen Program to train 100,000 cybersecurity professionals across Africa. This collaboration will train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals, address the skills gaps and shortage to meet the needs of governments and the private sector across Africa.

The MOU witnessed by Direction Generale de la Securite des Systemes d’Information (DGSSI) and Agence de Développement du Digital (ADD) will allow the mobilization of cybersecurity ecosystem in Africa.

ACDF and MorTRUST sign MOU

Morocco Trust in collaboration with Africa Cyber Defense Forum will ensure the program’s development, training of trainers, provision of internationally recognized certifications and cybersecurity awareness across Africa.

For more information about the program and to register, visit.

About Morocco Trust

Morocco Trust (MorTRUST) is a unique professional association in Morocco for cybersecurity and digital trust. MorTRUST is composed of several leading cybersecurity companies in Morocco, for the goal of development of cybersecurity ecosystem in Morocco and to promote legal and regulatory measures.

About Africa Cyber Defense Forum

The Africa Cyber Defense Forum is a continental platform for public-private cooperation.

The forum through its well-curated and world-class content, engages Top-level Government officials, Technology experts, business leaders, and other leaders of society to shape the continental, regional, and industry agendas in the African cyberspace.

Our activities are anchored in our passionate pursuit of better and safer technology, and we are seeking to shape the future of information security through progressive and inspiring conversations in technology and offering thought leadership to both governments, society, and the private sector.

We believe that technology has the potential to bring transformative change in the continent, but we must ensure that it is equally secure. Therefore, by bringing together experts from all walks of life in a business conscious platform we can make a positive change in our society.

We bring together open-minded, creative, forward-thinking ICT experts, entrepreneurs, and individuals at the frontline of information security, cyber defense technology, technology review, and Business executives through high-level panels and speakers to create deal flows, partnerships and inspire.

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