Social media and NSFAS account hack led two graduates to pursue studies in cybersecurity 

Two graduates from the Cyber Excellence Academy, Gontse Motloung and Teven Kunene, enrolled in the institution because they were once hacked online.  The academy, together with Takenote IT Solutions,  offers a free cybersecurity programme to address growing demand for cybersecurity professionals in South Africa.  The programme runs for a year, and students learn about cybersecurity, providing them with the knowledge, skills, and expertise necessary to thrive in the digital landscape.  Speaking to TimesLIVE, Motloung says she studied engineering, but after her National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) account was hacked, she decided to enrol in the programme. 
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