Investing in women is smart economics and investing in girls, catching them upstream is even smarter economics

– Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

About CyberGirls

CyberGirls is a 1-year fellowship that equips girls with globally sought-after cybersecurity skills, helping them to seize work opportunities within Africa and across the world.

This initiative contributes to achieving SDGs 1 - No Poverty, 4- Education, 10 - Reduced inequalities.

Veronica Enugu CyberGirl

Today, my dreams are becoming a reality. Thanks to CyberSafe Foundation

Faustina Kaduna CyberGirl

Being exposed to mentors across the globe has inspired me to do better than I thought I could

Esther Cross River CyberGirl

I can confidently say I am good in threat modelling and MITRE Attack. All thanks to CyberGirls Fellowship

Kauna Adamawa CyberGirl

Being a part of the CyberGirls Fellowship is a great step in my career. I have met new people, I am now able to freely express myself and most importantly, learn how the dark web works

Patience Kogi CyberGirl

The soft skills training has taught me a lot about emotional intelligence and I’m putting everything I learnt into practice

Ibukunoluwa Oyo CyberGirl

The CyberGirls Fellowship has exposed to lots of amazing opportunities and I see the world in a broader spectrum. Thank you CyberSafe Foundation for making my dream a reality

    LEARNING

    LEARNING PATHS

    The learning journey has been designed to begin with digital literacy and systematic progress from basic cybersecurity concepts to more specialised niche cybersecurity learning. Midway through the fellowship, beneficiaries will choose and focus on one of the following tracks/career paths.

    threat INTELLIGENCE

    Learn to use data generated by networks, applications, and other IT infrastructure to assess and improve organizations security posture.

    CLOUD SECURITY

    Learn and apply basic network security techniques in the cloud environment, assess levels of risk and recent vulnerabilities that apply to cloud services.

    PENETRATION/vulnerability TESTING

    Learn the basics of penetration/vulnerability testing. Using software and command line tools for scanning, reckoning and exploitation.

    INCIDENT ANALYSIS/RESPONSE (SOC Analyst Level 1)

    Covers various incident analysis tools and techniques that support vulnerability analysis , intrusion detection, attack protection, and network/resources repair

    IT SECURITY AUDIT

    This covers the fundamental knowledge of Security auditing. What IT Security Audit is, It's importance and how it can be conducted.

    Who can be part of this fellowship?

    • Girls and women aged 18 – 28 years old
    • Interested in starting a career in cybersecurity
    • Willing to commit 7 months to the fellowship
    • Undergraduates and graduates
    • Residents in Nigeria, Ghana, Egypt, South Africa, Kenya Rwanda and Zambia. 

    MEDIA

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    PARTNERS

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    Cyber Girls

    Testimonials

    Michael Faustina  CyberGirl (Kaduna)

    Olufela Osideko  CyberGirl (Oyo)

    Veronica Peter  CyberGirl (Enugu)

    Esther Ushie  CyberGirl (CrossRiver)

    Michael Faustina  CyberGirl (Kaduna)

    Esther Ushie  CyberGirl (CrossRiver)

    Olufela Osideko CyberGirl (Oyo)

    Veronica Peter CyberGirl (Enugu)