Cisco and HECTEN Business School partnership

Cisco et HECTEN Business School

Press release

January 8, 2024

CISCO and HECTEN: a partnership of excellence to train 200 students in France in cybersecurity!


CISCO and HECTEN are delighted to announce a new partnership of excellence to help our young people succeed, in order to meet the growing need for cybersecurity training and qualified personnel who are better able to grasp the challenges of the digital world.

CISCO, an internationally-recognized player in digital innovation, and HECTEN , the new École supérieure d’informatique that will welcome its first class to Paris at the start of the 2024 academic year, with programs including Full Stack and Cybersecurity, have thus entered into a collaboration that will focus on 5 areas :

  • The integration of Cisco’s expertise into HECTEN’s training courses, notably through the Cisco Networking academy ;
  • Promotion of the ” Skills for all ” platform to HECTEN students;
  • Close cooperation on the development of HECTEN’s training courses in line with the changing needs of cybersecurity players ;
  • Support for companies in cybersecurity with the help of Cisco ;
  • A course dedicated to people undergoing professional retraining.

This ambitious partnership testifies to our joint determination to invest in the field of education in order to better train our students in the challenges of cybersecurity, enabling them to make a lasting impact in the French and international professional world.

For Christophe Dolinsek, Director of the Cisco Networking Academy, ” this partnership demonstrates Cisco France’s commitment to education and vocational training. By teaming up with higher education players like HECTEN , we hope to be able to put our expertise at the service of innovative training programs, adapted to the realities of the field “.

Luc Frébourg, Deputy Director of HECTEN , said : ” The fact that Cisco, an internationally recognized digital player, has chosen HECTEN as its preferred partner is a real honor. This partnership demonstrates the credibility and seriousness of the training courses that will be offered to our students, to help them succeed “.


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