IIT Kanpur has invited applications for the first cohort of the Advanced Certification Program in Cyber Security and Cyber Defense in partnership with Talent Sprint. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has designed the course for current and aspiring professionals who are keen to explore and exploit the latest trends in Cyber Security Technologies.
Currently, there are 50 seats available and the online applications are being invited for the February 2020 cohort. IIT Kanpur has set-up C3i (Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security and Cyber Defense of Critical Infrastructures) to make its mark in the field of cyber security, which is the first research centre in India whose mission is to research, educate, train and also spawn startups to create technological safeguards to protect critical infrastructure.
Benefits of Taking the Online Course by IIT Kanpur and Talent Sprint
IIT Kanpur says that the program is a combination of deep academic rigor and intense practical approach will allow participants to master in-demand skills and build world class expertise. Some of the benefits of the same are as follows:
- Experience C3i, India’s leading Cyber Security research center at IIT Kanpur
- Learn from experts globally recognized for contribution to Cyber Security and Cyber Defense
- Master state-of-art skills by combining deep formal rigor and intense practical approach
- Get certified by IIT Kanpur, a global trailblazer in Computer Science Research and Education
- Join the elite community of top Cyber Security professionals, practitioners and researchers
The programme is 6 months long and there would also be weekly interactive online sessions. More details about the programme have been provided on the official IIT Kanpur website and it can be undertaken by
- Current and /aspiring Cyber Security professionals across India and abroad
- Tech professionals seeking a role change or career advancement
- Graduate Engineers with relevant background and 1+ years experience
- Diploma Engineers with relevant background and over 3 years experience