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IIT-Kanpur launches cybersecurity skilling programme

IIT Kanpur’s C3iHub Launches Cybersecurity Skilling Programme with Government Support:

IIT Kanpur’s C3iHub, a cybersecurity Technology Innovation Hub, has launched a Cybersecurity Skilling Programme with support from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, under the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS).

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Programme Details and Eligibility:

The programme, which focuses on models, tools, and techniques for enforcing security, strives to provide students with a greater grasp of the technological fundamentals of cyberspace and cyber problems. It also introduces real-time cybersecurity approaches and procedures.

The eight-week-long Cybersecurity Skilling Programme will be offered online, allowing students from anywhere in the nation to enrol. The course includes live classes, online assignments, and practical training. Students will obtain a C3iHub certificate upon completion of the programme, which will add credibility to their professional profile. Internship opportunities will also be available to the top 100 students.

With free enrollment for SC/ST students and a nominal charge for students from the unreserved category, the programme caters to all students and professionals. The deadline for registration for this programme is April 30.

Inauguration and Guest Speech:

The C3iHub Cybersecurity Skill Programme was officially launched at the IIT Kanpur Outreach Center in Noida by Chief Guest Vijay Sampla, Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes.

Sampla lauded C3iHub in his address for its contribution to the realm of cybersecurity as well as its efforts to educate and strengthen students in this field of study. He additionally spoke about several initiatives run by India’s National Commission for Scheduled Castes.

C3iHub’s Objectives:

C3iHub identifies security flaws in vital cyber-physical systems, creates security solutions to fix the flaws, seeds start-ups, and collaborates with industry to commercialize the security tools. It also trains the next generation of cybersecurity researchers.

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