Gurgaon, January 19, 2023: Cybersecurity organisation, Whizhack Technologies, has announced the launch of a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Cyber Security in partnership with leading educational institutions across India.
After success with their CoE at IIT-Jodhpur, WhizHack will establish a national Cybersecurity Knowledge Ecosystem towards building a ‘Self-Reliant Digital India’.
In the CoEs, Whizhack Technologies will deploy its ‘Made in India’ cybersecurity products like TRACE, WhizRange and ZeroHack that have already benefited businesses and government entities. These CoEs will enable regional consulting, projects and market ready professionals to address the critical shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals.
The CoE partner Universities will be given the Anchor University tag and will work on the Hired-Trained-Deployed model. Selected schools for CoE will incorporate India’s 1st Multi-leveled Teenager Program that is exclusively curated to inspire teenagers to combat online attacks and also to pave a career pathway in Cyber Security, World’s highest growth industry
“We are excited to start our CoEs with leading academic institutions to provide faculties and students with path breaking research and skilling infrastructure to succeed in today's digital world," said Kaushik Ray, Co-Founder & COO of Whizhack Technologies. ‘As advanced cyber-attacks explode, our empowered institutions will defend cyberspace in India and the World’, he added.
According to a 2022 Gartner study, cyber-attacks on organizations in critical infrastructure sectors have risen dramatically by 3900% between 2013 and 2020.