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CTE Launches International Training Program On Cybersecurity At VIT-AP University

The Consortium for Technical Education has launched the program in collaboration with the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation and the All India Council for Technical Education

CTE Launches International Training Program On Cybersecurity At VIT-AP University

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POSTED ON November 11, 2023 2:31 PM

The Consortium for Technical Education (CTE)  has announced the International Training Program on Cybersecurity, focusing on vulnerability assessment and patch management. In collaboration with the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), CTE will conduct this program at VIT-AP University in Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, from November 14 to November 18, 2023.

The comprehensive five-day program is designed to provide in-depth insights into vulnerability assessment and patch management, crucial concepts in modern cybersecurity. Participants will delve into understanding the Cyber Kill Chain, the Mitre ATT&CK Framework, and the lifecycle of Vulnerability Management. 

Special emphasis will be placed on the strategies and deployment of automation policies, software deployment strategies, and analysis device trends. Industry leaders from the US and Europe will lead these sessions, ensuring participants receive a world-class co-curricular educational programme.

Dr. Vinod Kumar V, IAS, managing director and CEO of APSSDC, emphasized the critical importance of equipping the youth with advanced IT skills, particularly in the realm of cybersecurity. He stated, "We take immense pride in supporting initiatives that serve as a bridge between educational curricula and the ever-evolving needs of the tech industry.  With this Cyber Security Skill Training Program, we are taking a pivotal step in bolstering our state's cybersecurity defences and fostering a talented cohort of professionals who will play a crucial role in safeguarding our digital landscape.”

KA Alagarsamy, director of CTE, expressed his enthusiasm about hosting this program at VIT-AP University, stating, “Our collaboration with VIT-AP and the support of APSSDC and AICTE reflect our continued commitment to provide high-quality technology education and skills development. We are happy to facilitate this training for the benefit of students, faculties, and researchers in cybersecurity."

Dr SV Kota Reddy, vice chancellor of VIT-AP University, expressed his excitement about hosting the program, stating, "This initiative converges seamlessly with our commitment to provide our students with cutting-edge knowledge and practical skills in emerging fields, ensuring their preparedness for the dynamic challenges of the digital era."

Dr Ravi Gujjula, chief general manager (Technical) at APSSDC, emphasised the significance of empowering the youth with cutting-edge skills, stating, "This training program aligns perfectly with our mission of fostering innovation and skill development among students. We firmly believe that investing in the skill development of our youth is an investment in the future of Andhra Pradesh. We are proud to support initiatives that bridge the gap between education and industry needs, ensuring our students are not only well-equipped for the challenges of tomorrow but are also positioned to lead and drive the technological advancements that lie ahead.”

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