GTU to Train Professors on Cybersecurity


School of Engineering and Technology & PG Research Centre for Cyber Security of Gujarat Technological University (GTU) will organise series of Faculty Development Programs (FDP) to train professors on cybercrime and latest challenges in cybersecurity.

Under its Information Security Education and Awareness (ISEA) Project II, GTU will provide state-of-the-art practices in the domain of cybersecurity to the faculty members.

FDP to train professors

First FDP will be held at GTU Chandkheda Campus from 16th to 20th July 2018. During these five days, training will be given on basics of cyber attacks, providing the secure cyber environment, cybercrimes, ethical hacking and present challenges. In addition to that, the program will also cover mechanism to protect operating system, network and data from cyber attacks.

The experts will include Rakshit Tandon, Director Executive-Council of Information Security. He has undertaken the task of travelling the nation and has spoken to more than 17.50 lacs children schools/Colleges. Another trainer will be Krishan Sharma, Cyberdroid Technologies Pvt.Ltd. He has 6 years of experience in organizing workshops and speaking on the topic of Ethical Hacking and Digital Forensics in almost all the IITs’, NITs’ and other reputed engineering colleges.

Eligibility for participation

The participant must be a faculty member of Degree/Diploma level engineering colleges/universities recognized by AICTE/UGC and from following disciplines: Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Technology, Information Technology, Information & Communication Technology.

Faculty members of MCA/BCA colleges/university departments running MCA/BCA course recognized by AICTE/UGC can also participate in the event.