AICTE, Ministry of Education & CyberPeace Foundation To Train Students In Cyber Security Awareness

Named eSaksham, the project focusses on developing skills in cyber security domain, mainly for college students and teachers.

The eSaksham training will be conducted at four levels:

Level 1 training will be imparted to five lakh participants and will be a two hour long online workshop on the basic concepts on navigating cyberspace, including cyber security, netiquette and introduction to new technologies. An assessment will be conducted at the end of Level 1 training to short-list a total of 25,000 participants to be selected for Level 2.

Level 2 training will constitute of a four-day long workshop. The participants will also be enrolled in the CyberPeace Corps volunteer programme and will work on ongoing as well as independent projects, focusing on the interest areas of the participants.

Level 3 training will be for a total of 5,000 shortlisted participants who will undergo week long training sessions customized to suit their interests and skills. The training will comprise of IoT security, cloud security, blockchain and infrastructure security.

Level 4 training will be for a total of 500 shortlisted CyberPeace Fellows, selected through a series of assessments. These participants will receive a 30-day intensive training session in collaboration with the government, academia and the industry. They will also be connected to mentors and will have access to laboratories and cyber ranges, to further develop their skills.

On successful completion of training, the participants will be eligible for a certificate by AICTE and CyberPeace Foundation.

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