Manipal ProLearn Launches its Cybersecurity Program in Partnership with HackerU
By Arijit Banerjee
There’s good news for cybersecurity enthusiasts in the country. Manipal ProLearn has launched a new program in cybersecurity on 10th April (Wednesday) at J.W Marriott, UB City in Bengaluru while hosting the Cyber Pro Conclave event.
The one of its kind course is designed in response to the increasing need for cyber security professionals across industries. For this, Manipal ProLearn has partnered with HackerU, Israel's premier institute for IT & Cyber Security training, to draft a modern and industry-relevant program content. The course will help in building the next-gen cybersecurity workforce, in India.
The other notable highlight of the event included a cybersecurity roundtable to discuss the challenges & best practices in the context of cybersecurity. The delegates exchanged ideas over the topic “Cyber security is not only a question of developing defensive technologies, but offensive technologies as well”.
Introducing the keynote Speakers
The launch event was graced by none other than the Mr. Gil Adani, CEO, HackerU, Mr. Ravi Panchanadan, MD & CEO, Manipal Global Education Services, other top leaders from both the organisations, and delegates from the world of cybersecurity.
from left to right - Ariel Cohen (CEO, HackerU Global Education), Gopal Devanahalli (VP, Manipal Global Education Services), Ravi Panchanadan (MD & CEO, Manipal Global Education Services), and Gil Adani (CEO, HackerU Ltd.)
After a formal introduction by Dr. Yogesh Kumar Bhatt, VP, Education and Training, Manipal Global Education Services, the event shifted its focus to the global and Indian market scenario in cybersecurity. In a world that is becoming increasingly digital, the threat to data theft by fraudsters and “Cyber Terrorists” cannot be underplayed. The need of the hour is to build ready talent to address these “Cyber Threats”.
At this point, Dr. Yogesh Bhatt quantified this threat by saying that the world had seen 14.7 billion data breaches in the last five years alone, thereby justifying the imminent need for greater cybersecurity measures.
Dr. Yogesh Kumar Bhatt, VP, Education and Training, Manipal Global Education Services delivering the introductory note.
Pioneering in the field of Cybersecurity
In order to build talent pipeline in cybersecurity, Manipal ProLearn’s partnership with HackerU will hugely benefit those who aspire to become cybersecurity specialists and carve a career in this field.
HackerU is one of the most revered name in the cybersecurity space and has been successfully delivering in advanced markets like Israel, USA and Russia. As Israel's premier institute for IT and cybersecurity training, it has a proven track record of effectively preparing Cybersecurity professionals for immediate hire and boasts tens of thousands of graduates now working in cybersecurity across the world.
Taking the dias, Mr. Gopal Devanahalli, VP, Manipal Global Education Services, expressed his confidence with the words "Manipal ProLearn's cybersecurity faculty are going to be trained by the best of HackerU professionals"
Gopal Devanahalli, VP, Manipal Global Education Services speaking about the Manipal ethos and how it strives to deliver cutting edge education in emerging technologies to create the next-gen workforce.
Launching the cybersecurity certification program, Gil Adani, CEO of HackerU, predicted “In 10 years from now, India will grow tremendously in Cybersecurity."
Created by world-renowned industry experts, the Manipal ProLearn’s cybersecurity program is designed to catapult graduates into a successful career in cybersecurity. A security certification will also help in improving job opportunities as well as earning potential.
Gil Adani, CEO of HackerU Ltd. delivering the keynote on the developments on Cybersecurity and what the future holds.
The Master Certificate in cybersecurity comes with numerous distinct advantages apart from offering 600+ hours of training in latest technologies & methodologies in the field of cybersecurity. The program also offers Manipal's Career Leap Assurance with placement assistance.
The delegates and cybersecurity professionals who attended the conclave then had a thorough discussion with Ariel Cohen, CEO, HackerU Global Education. Ariel took them through the course curriculum and explained how they help in creating experts in this field.
Ariel Cohen, CEO of HackerU Global Education, taking the audience through the course curriculum that HackerU follows.
Round table discussion
The delegates and industry leaders exchanged their views on various other aspects of developing the talent pool in cybersecurity and how to go ahead with the mandate of reskilling their existing workforce.
Cybersecurity professionals from around Bangalore at the event.
Building the next-gen cybersecurity professionals
India's cybersecurity landscape is in the growth phase. Being the only reputed Cybersecurity certification program in India on offensive technologies, Master Certification in Cybersecurity (Red Team) lets students explore the hacker's state of mind through in-depth study of the cutting-edge technologies and frameworks. This knowledge is required to protect organizations from future threats. Indian IT professionals can ride this wave and build a career by signing up for Manipal ProLearn's Cybersecurity program.