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Welcome to HICS Academy

The Training Brand of Ham Network Ltd,
HICS Academy, formerly known as Ham Institute of Cyber Security was established in 2017 as the first online instructor-led Cybersecurity Academy in Africa. It was primarily established as a skills-led and career-focused cyber security institute that will leverage on educational technology to groom the next generation of cybersecurity professionals in Africa.

Our Story

It was established to address the shortfall of cybersecurity professionals, create extensive cybersecurity awareness within the African community and make Africa relevant in the Cyber Security Community.

Since established HICS Academy has designed and supported different cyber security trainings, courses, programs, and initiatives which includes the Cybersecurity Career Pathway Program, Cybersecurity Awareness Training, etc. It has also partnered with different international certification bodies such as CompTIA & PECB and prepare the African community towards being certified through training which also prepares them to pass globally recognized certification examinations.

The quality of our courses and programs are being assessed by CPD Accreditation Group, UK. So far, we have enrolled students from about 10 different Africa countries including Kenya, Ghana, Botswana, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Zimbabwe & Mali.

Our Mission

  • To be a destination for skilled cybersecurity professional.
  • To build like-minded cybersecurity professionals from Africa to the world.

Our Vision

  • To be a source of professional cybersecurity solutions to the entire world.

Why Choose HICS Academy

  • Certified & Experienced Instructors: HICS Academy instructors are highly experienced and Certified.
  • Network Opportunities: You will have the opportunity to network and make friends with international students.
  • Employment Opportunities: Our career-focused programs are designed to make our students ready to fill cybersecurity job vacancies with different partnering organizations upon graduation.
  • Accredited & Recognized: We are Accredited with the CPD Accreditation Group UK and recognized by CompTIA & PECB as their training partner
  • Study from ANYWHERE: Student can complete their studies virtually from any part of the world with access to a good computer and a stable internet connection
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