Nasscom and Symantec tie up to arm India’s cyber army


June 19, 2015

Addressing the need for cyber security professionals, Nasscom today signed an MoU with cyber security firm Symantec to develop certified professionals.

With this new initiative, Nasscom aims to take the number of cyber security professionals in the country from 63,200 to a million. Sector Skill Council (SSC) Nasscom and Data Security Council of India (DSCI) along with Symantec will focus on training and creating new job opportunities in the field of cyber security. “The nature of threats are evolving every day.

We need manpower to tackle the present day aspects of cyber security which includes conflict management, secure coding, legal issues among others,” said Dr. Gulshan Rai, National Cyber Security Coordinator.

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