IT giants, Google has unveiled a programme to upskill 100,000 Indian developers and researchers in cyber security. The campaign will be part of the company’s Cyber Security Roadshow, which will cover multiple cities across India and offer tools, tutorials, and mentorship on security practices for building consumer apps, as well as enterprise programmes.
The upskilling programme will cover two major programme areas, Android and Google Cloud, and will be aimed at upskilling 100,000 lakh engineers in India. The Google Cloud upskilling programme will focus on commercial developers and security administrators, while the Android upskilling programme will serve developers creating apps for consumer use. Google’s move comes as industry players have called attention to the need for better upskilling requirements among developers in the country.
Google’s efforts towards online safety of users:
- Cyberskilling roadshow to reach approximately 100,000 developers
- Multi-lingual awareness campaign for transaction safety
- Google.org supplies grant of $2 Million to nonprofits helping to expand digital safety skilling and support channels for high-risk communities
- Launches Child Safety technology toolkit in three Indian languages
- Expands ‘Be Internet Awesome’ digital safety training to CBSE Board teachers across the country
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Google Founded: 1998;
- Google Founders: Larry Page and Sergey Brin;
- Google Headquarters: Mountain View, California, US;
- Google CEO: Sundar Pichai.