BACOLOD CITY: The Bacolod-Negros Occidental Federation for Information and Communications Technology (Bnefit) will initiate the cyber-security awareness training and certifications for 60 teachers in the Visayas this week. Bnefit Executive Director Jocelle Batapa-Sigue said selected teachers will undergo the Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU) Train The Trainer (TTT) program in four areas in the first phase of the project. These areas are Bacolod City on June 30 and July 1 hosted by Bnefit; Cagayan De Oro City on July 3 and 4 hosted by CDO ICT Business Council; Legazpi City, Albay on July 6 and 7 hosted by Legazpi ICT Council-Albay ICT Association; and Metro Manila on July 10 and 11 hosted by Quezon City ICT Council. The second phase will develop colleges and universities to become academic partners of EC-Council CSCU as well as other higher value certifications. About 240 teachers in strategic locations in the Philippines will undergo basic cyber-security training and certifications to help in the development of a cyber-ready Filipino workforce.