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Delhi University launches PG Diploma in Cyber Security and Law

MediaInfoline September 20, 2018
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Institute of Cyber Security and Law (ICSL), the University of Delhi with Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (SSCBS) started with the first orientation program of its flagship course Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security and Law. The knowledge and delivery partner for the program is Lucideus. It is the first time the University of Delhi has tied up with a private entity for a cyber security course.

The program was inaugurated by the chief guest Dr.Gulshan Rai, National Cyber Security Coordinator, Government of India; Guest of Honour Dr Madan Oberoi, Special Commissioner, Cyber Security, Delhi Police; Prof Yogesh K Tyagi, Vice Chancellor University of Delhi; Dr Sunaina Kanojia, OSD, ICSL; Shri R R Pathania Chairperson College GB; Dr Poonam Verma, Principal and Dr Ajay Jaiswal Program Coordinator.

The event was addressed by the Principal, emphasising the need for cyber security in this borderless virtual world and how the industry-academia partnership will benefit students. Shri R R Pathania Chairperson GB, highlighted about the appropriate environment being created in the college with Lucideus as the Knowledge Partner. The Chief Guest, Dr. Gulshan Rai acknowledged the efforts of the University to launch a program in the domain of cyber security and encouraged the students to become the best of cyber security professionals with the training and experience Lucideus will offer given their practical experience. Mr. Vidit Baxi, Co-Founder shared his views on how the course is designed in line with the requirements in the industry today.

Commenting on the partnership, Vidit Baxi, Co-founder & Partner Lucideus said, “We feel fortunate to be the first and only private knowledge and delivery partners for this course by the University of Delhi. In our experience of serving and interacting with boards of multiple large enterprises and government bodies, we found a massive requirement for cybersecurity professionals across industries. We will be addressing this demand-supply gap with this partnership and aim to bring together our knowledge base combined with industry experience to help create an army of cyber warriors, the engineers of tomorrow who will protect the nation and correspondingly the world from malicious hackers in this digital era.”

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