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Deloitte Tohmatsu to develop cyber security human resources in cooperation with the University of Tokyo

Supported by Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tokyo, industry, academia and government cooperate to promote enhancement of cyber security human resources development

Deloitte Tohmatsu Risk Services Co., Ltd.will hold “Deloitte Tohmatsu x the University of Tokyo SiSOC Cyber Security Training” in September 2016, a cyber security human resources development program for undergraduate and postgraduate students of the University of Tokyo in cooperation with the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies of the University of Tokyo.

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July 22, 2016

 Deloitte Tohmatsu Risk Services Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as DTRS, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President: Mitsuhiko Maruyama) will hold “Deloitte Tohmatsu x the University of Tokyo SiSOC Cyber Security Training” in September 2016, a cyber security human resources development program for undergraduate and postgraduate students of the University of Tokyo in cooperation with the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies of the University of Tokyo. 

The DTRS is working on the development of cyber security human resources through activities of the Deloitte Tohmatsu Advanced Research Laboratory of Cyber Security (DT-ARLCS) and this is part of them. To date, the DT-ARLCS has been utilizing its technical platform and supporting practical human resources development by providing hands-on training (experience-based learning) for the security personnel of companies and organizations. Furthermore, it cooperates with a number of universities through giving lectures on system audit and computer and cyber forensic etc. Amid concerns that there are not enough cyber security human resources with high skills, this is an attempt to enhance human resources development further and to start full-scale recruitment and development support activities for cyber security human resources through industrial-academic-governmental cooperation. 

In September 2016, the DT-ARLCS and the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies of the University of Tokyo will hold a training program, supported by Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Deloitte Netherlands, at SiSOC TOKYO. The training will be provided by cyber security experts from Deloitte Netherlands for undergraduate and postgraduate students of the University of Tokyo. The program usually provided to the cyber security personnel of the companies by Deloitte Netherlands is adapted for students and the program will go through the latest attack and countermeasure techniques. Additionally, a study trip to the Netherlands will be given through cooperation from Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, to those who were recognized with high talent during this 3-day training program. The selected trainees will be able to visit companies with advanced cyber security activities including Deloitte Netherlands. This program will be held on a continuous basis. 

General Information of the “Deloitte Tohmatsu x the University of Tokyo SiSOC Cyber Security Training”

■Held by: The DT-ARLCS and the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies of the University of Tokyo

■Supported by: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Deloitte Netherlands

■Dates: Saturday, September 17 2016 to Monday (Public Holiday), September 19 2016

■Target participants: Undergraduate and postgraduate students of the University of Tokyo with IT background (TCP/IP knowledge etc.)

■Number of Participants: 24          

■Details: Hands-on learning of methodology such as information gathering, target selection, vulnerability recognition, and attacking and various types of vulnerability diagnostic tools. Training will be provided in English. (No interpretation) 

 

*General Information of the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies Secure Information SOCiety research group of the University of Tokyo(SiSOC)

This is a research group that promotes education and public policies in cyber security. It collaborates with many people under the support of industry, government and academia, investigates and researches actual issues from not only a natural science approach, but also a social science approach. This is the first attempt of this field in Japan.

Period: April. 1, 2015 – March 31, 2020 (5 years)
Location: The University of Tokyo Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies 

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