Home Business-newBusiness Government launches projects to reinforce higher education in Yucatán

Government launches projects to reinforce higher education in Yucatán

by Yucatan Times
0 comment

To continue strengthening higher education and human talent that allows more companies to establish themselves in Yucatan to generate more and better jobs for Yucatecans, Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal met with Yulia Cherdantseva, Director of the Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity, Research and Education at Cardiff University, in Wales, where they strengthened collaboration ties to promote cybersecurity projects for the state.

Vila Dosal began a work tour of the United Kingdom that day, where he learned about the School of Computer Science and Informatics of this university, and took the opportunity to exchange good academic practices to strengthen the career and specialty in cybersecurity that the state universities, to better prepare young Yucatecans.

Before key actors in the cybersecurity ecosystem in Wales, such as PwC, Airbus, Alacrity Foundation, Tramshed Tech, Thales, representatives of the Welsh Government from the International Relations, Investment Offices, and Cardiff Capital Region, the Governor presented the projects and actions with which has made Yucatán a benchmark in cybersecurity, creating more educational opportunities for everyone and promoting the development of the state.

In that sense, Vila Dosal explained that Yucatán currently has a degree in Cybersecurity Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Yucatán (UPY) and a specialty in Cybersecurity at the Metropolitan Technological University (UTM), both of which are the first in the southeast of the country…

In addition, both universities each have a Cybersecurity Laboratory designed for the development of specialists in the field and for research and innovation in government procedures, management, detection, and response to emerging digital threats in different areas of application. such as Industry 4.0, Industrial Control Systems (ICS/SCADA) in critical infrastructures, Fintech, Blockchain, IoT, and Artificial Intelligence, among others.

These spaces have real-time attack and defense simulation capabilities, infrastructure simulation for hacking tests, environment emulation for mitigation of vulnerabilities in software and hardware, and research and development of new vulnerabilities.

In her presentation, Vila Dosal highlighted that today in Yucatán there are more and more women who have access to pursue higher education, through the granting of scholarships from the Women STEM program, supporting them with a 100% discount on tuition and registration to students who are accepted to take study programs with this approach, this to benefit the economy of women and their families, focusing on their professional preparation without the monetary factor stopping their educational path.

The students have access to educational offers in the STEM field such as Digital Design Animation Area, Logistics Supply Chain Area, Mechatronics Automation Area, Multiplatform Software Development, Virtual Environments and Digital Business, Engineering in Intelligent Networks, and Cybersecurity and Aeronautical Manufacturing Machinery Area Precision, among others.

He recalled that the entity is today at the forefront of innovation and industry 4.0 with its STEM Certification Center (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, in English) at the Technological University of Mérida, a unique space of its kind in the southeast of the country that will provide young people with tools to develop in these areas with a comprehensive approach and have the preparation that allows them to access better opportunities for their future work.

This space, he said, incorporates in one place the Internet of Things (IoT) Laboratories, as well as Collaborative and Mobile Robotics.

He explained that this place is the result of the collaboration between the Government of Yucatán, STEM, and the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Mexico, in addition, it is part of the network of Certification Centers installed in the Technological Universities of the Poniente in Maxcanú, Southern Regional of Tekax and the Mayab in Peto.

Vila Dosal assured that through these actions he seeks to continue strengthening higher education in Yucatán, as well as human talent to continue attracting companies that generate the jobs that Yucatecans need.

TYT Newsroom

You may also like

Leave a Comment

Our Company

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consect etur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis.


Laest News

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept

Are you sure want to unlock this post?
Unlock left : 0
Are you sure want to cancel subscription?
Update Required Flash plugin