Inatel, Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicações, opened on Thursday, March 25, its Cyber Security Center, which according to the institution is “an initiative aimed at the security of information and communications systems that serve companies, the government, and the the whole society ”. Inatel is a college located in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, in the south of Minas Gerais, which trains professionals in the telecommunications and technology sector. Inatel’s CSC has the support of Huawei, through technology transfer, professional training and support for the creation of the center.
The inauguration was held in a virtual panel attended by the director of cybersecurity at Huawei in Brazil, Marcelo Motta, Nathalia Lobo, representative of the Ministry of Communications, Gustavo Santana, superintendent and coordinator of Anatel’s cybersecurity working group, Paulo Martins, director of cybersecurity at Claro, and Jacqueline Lopes, Ericsson’s representative.
Carlos Nazareth, director of Inatel, thanked saying that “Huawei’s immediate support for the development of the Center, shows the relevance of this work and demonstrates Huawei’s confidence in the partnership with Inatel. A partnership of so many years that is strengthened to face the challenges of a world that is digitally transforming ”.
Huawei and Inatel have been partners for 18 years, through four laboratories in end-to-end telecommunications networks. more than 10 thousand students passed through the laboratories in courses for the information and communication technologies market. The courses are aimed at professionals who work with ICT and want to obtain Huawei certifications. They are accepted worldwide and prove the qualification of the professional to work with the company’s equipment. Inatel is the first Brazilian institution to be authorized to teach courses, under the title HANA (Huawei Authorized Network Academy).
On another front of the partnership, the institutions have had the Fábrica de Talentos program since 2017. Engineering students participate in a 720-hour training program on Huawei technologies for network deployment and optimization. In the paid internship program, Huawei annually receives 80 students from Inatel. Approximately 30% of the interns are hired as engineers to support the attendance of operators across the country. Today, the Talent Factory has 160 engineers and 130 interns.
With press office
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