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WomHub Cyber Resilience Digital Access Programme 2022 for South African Women Entrepreneurs

WomHub in partnership with the British High Commission Pretoria is excited to open our call for applications to the Cyber Resilience Digital Access Programme.

When is the Application Deadline:

30th January 2022, 23h59 GMT+2.

Tell Me About WomHub Cyber Resilience Digital Access Programme:

The Cyber Resilience Digital Access Programme is an online, self-paced and interactive course. The programme aims to upskill and build cyber resilience for women entrepreneurs based in South Africa and their businesses, that have a digital presence. The impact of this programme involves training ten (10) facilitators on cybersecurity who in turn will train thirty (30) women entrepreneurs. The programme aims to increase the cybersecurity skills and resources of women-owned SMMEs in South Africa, enabling their effective management of cyber and data privacy risk.

The four (4) modules to be covered are:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Module 2: Keeping Yourself Safe Online
  • Module 3: Creating a Cybersecurity Protocol
  • Module 4: Recovering When a Threat Has Been Found

What Type of Scholarship is this?

Entrepreneurship

Who can apply for WomHub Cyber Resilience Digital Access Programme?

  • Applications are open to women entrepreneurs of South African nationality.
  • Applicants must be over the age of 18. There is no upper age limit.
  • Applicants must have businesses with a digital presence.
  • Applicants must have none or limited cybersecurity protocols established in their businesses.
  • Applicants must be able to commit a maximum of 4 to 7 hours of virtual interaction and engagements between 7 – 12 February 2022.

How are Applicants Selected?

WomHub will select thirty (30) women entrepreneurs as part of the Cyber Resilience Digital Access Programme. The successful candidates will be required to take a self-paced virtual course on cybersecurity supplemented with live chat sessions with our cyber experts. Your business’ vulnerability will be assessed and supported by the expert facilitators trained on the programme.

Which Countries are Eligible?

South Africa

How Many Scholarships will be Given?

30

What is the Benefit of WomHub Cyber Resilience Digital Access Programme?

  • Gain free and exclusive access to resources and content on cybersecurity and cyber resilience.
  • Gain free and exclusive access to the WomHub Vulnerability Index. The vulnerability index provides a risk profile of a business from a technical, people and process perspective. Applicants with the most vulnerability can benefit most from the programme and will be considered first.
  • Develop a cybersecurity protocol for your organization.
  • Open interaction with likeminded entrepreneurs in the country.
  • Access to one-on-one venture clinics with cybersecurity experts.
  • Increased knowledge and understanding on how you can recover from cyber attacks, keeping yourself and business safe online.

How to Apply for WomHub Cyber Resilience Digital Access Programme:

  • Applications must be completed online. It is recommended that responses are completed offline first as you cannot save your application and return.
  • The deadline for submitting completed applications is 30 January 2022, 23h59 GMT+2.  
  • An expert panel will screen and shortlist applicants and successful applicants will be contacted by 3 February 2022.
  • Further details regarding the programme delivery will be communicated directly to the successful applicants.

​Applications to participate in this Programme are open.

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