About Cyhub Armenia initiative
CyHub Armenia is the main cybersecurity hub in Armenia, a joint initiative of IBM, CISCO, National Polytechnic University of Armenia (NPUA), Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC), Yerevan Computer Research and Development Institute (YCRDI), Armenian Government, the World Bank and Enterprise Incubator Foundation.
Cyhub Armenia aims to increase the competitiveness of Armenian economy by creating innovative solutions specialized in cybersecurity, as well as by facilitating the skills development for preparation of qualified specialists. The initiative also aims at increasing the cybersecurity level in Armenia by establishing a cybersecurity demonstration & advanced research lab for detecting, solving and preventing cybersecurity issues in the country.
Preparing quality workforce specialized in cybersecurity and relevant technologies.
Supporting and promoting the creation of competitive start-ups in the fields of cybersecurity and delivering incubation/acceleration programs for them (business and technical consultancy, mentoring, assistance in pursuing funding, etc.
Enhancing the academic programs and curricula of the universities to close the academia-industry gap.
Enriching high-tech infrastructure through the establishment of a cybersecurity demonstration laboratory and advanced research lab.
Enhancing public awareness of Armenia’s population on the privacy and security issues in cyberspace