Deloitte Academy brings in Romania the first IoT and AI cybersecurity trainings through new partnership with CertNexus

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Deloitte Academy brings in Romania the first IoT and AI cybersecurity trainings through new partnership with CertNexus

14 October 2019

Deloitte Academy, the professional training unit of Deloitte Romania, brings the first Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) cybersecurity trainings in our country, following a new partnership with CertNexus, the global provider of technology certifications and micro-credentials for IT, business and security professionals. The new certification programs that Deloitte Academy adds to its public training schedule broaden IT and security professionals’ knowledge and validate their skills using globally recognized curriculum and high stakes examinations. The completed Deloitte Academy training schedule will also include incident response and secure coding trainings following this partnership.

“A recent Gartner report predicts that 5.8 billion IoT endpoints will be in use worldwide by 2020, while IDC forecasted that the global IoT spending will reach USD 745 billion this year. AI is also on the rise, at an increasing growth pace. They both bring incredible opportunities, but also raise security threats, this is why organizations need the best trained professionals in order to succeed in this environment,” said Andrei Ionescu, Risk Advisory Partner, Deloitte Romania.

George Daniliuc, Manager for Deloitte Academy Romania, added: “As technology and the threat landscape evolves, so must the skill set of cybersecurity professionals. With the addition of these new trainings in our portfolio, we are able to help companies prepare their first responders in order to reduce the time in which an attack is detected and properly mitigated. This will be useful especially for companies that fall under GDPR and the NIS Directive, which have a very short window of time to detect and respond to cyber incidents.”

Deloitte Academy Romania provides internationally recognized trainings in areas such as cyber security, privacy, audit, tax, legal, consulting. Its role is to increase the level of knowledge and expertise among Deloitte clients and partners, in order to respond to current market needs and anticipate future needs. All Deloitte Academy Romania instructors are, above all, practitioners in the field they teach, sharing the experience and knowledge have gained in the projects they are part of. Training dates and more information are available on Deloitte Academy Romania’s webpage.

Deloitte provides worldwide audit, consulting, legal, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. Deloitte serves four out of five Fortune Global 500 companies through a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories bringing world-class capabilities, insights, and high-quality service to address clients' most complex business challenges. Deloitte's goal is to make an impact that matters through its more than 312,000 professionals.

Deloitte Romania is one of the leading professional services organizations in the country providing, in cooperation with Reff & Associates, services in audit, tax, legal, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, business processes and technology services and other related services with more than 1,700 professionals.

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