Home >Trainings

One of the key objectives of PMU cybersecurity center is to educate and train the future leaders of cybersecurity in academia, government and industry. To achieve this objective cybersecurity self-guided and instructor-led training sessions. Majority of the courses are free of charge for PMU students and staff. Students can register and benefit from these courses during any semester by contacting the center. For industry professionals and general public announcements will be on PMU media. Below are some of the trainings conducted under PMU cybersecurity center.

Cybersecurity Trainings for industry Professionals

Three 5-day CEH sessions with a certified EC-Council instructor were conducted for the professionals working in Saudi industries.

Cybersecurity Trainings for faculty

  1. Next generation SOAR training: PMU faculty had a technical training event on next generation SOAR and end point protection. This event was organized by Palo Alto for local industries on Dec 2019. 
  2. Next Generation Firewalls Ultimate Test Drive: one-day session on January 29th in Khobar along with local industry.
  3. PMU faculty attended 3-day Palo Alto networks’ “Cybersecurity Infrastructure Configuration” training course. Practical hands-on labs and experiments about the next generation firewalls configuration and management were performed on Palo-Alto cloud. This workshop was organized on April 2020 from Europe.

Cybersecurity Trainings for students

  1. Cisco Introduction to Cybersecurity: Two sessions in Fall 2019, and total of 55 students registered. 
  2. Cisco Cybersecurity Essentials: Two sessions one for male students and other female students conducted and exam was taken in Nov 2019.
  3. DELL EMC cloud infrastructure: Two sessions one in male campus and the other in female campus conducted and exam was taken in Dec 2019.
  4. One five-day CEH session with a certified EC-Council instructor were conducted for PMU students.  We received a request from more than 100 students and we filter based on their GPA, experience and commitment.
    1. Date: 28th June to 2nd July 2020
    2. Timing: 10 am to 6 pm KSA Time.
    3. No. of Students: 20

CEH first look sessions

PMU cybersecurity center in coordination with EC-Council organized a FREE sneak peek at EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

  1. 3-hour First Look at the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) course and be treated to a technical deep dive of the most popular modules in CEH, complete with live lab demonstrations!