The National e-Governance Division (NeGD) recently organised the 40th Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) Deep-Dive training programme under the Cyber Surakshit Bharat Initiative.
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Cyber Surakshit Bharat Initiative Overview
- Spearheaded by MeitY, this initiative aims to enhance cybersecurity across Indian government sectors.
- A collaborative effort with NeGD and major IT corporations, marking a novel public-private partnership.
Goals and Partnerships
- Strives to raise cybercrime awareness and strengthen the expertise of CISOs and IT personnel.
- Key IT companies like Intel and Microsoft are among the collaborators.
- Founded on three tenets: education, awareness, and enablement.
- Features programs promoting cybersecurity significance.
Educational and Training Components
- Workshops on best practices and cybersecurity health tool kits for threat mitigation.
- Nationwide training for CISOs and IT staff from various governmental and defense sectors.
Specialized Training Programme
- Deep-Dive program concentrates on educating about cyber threats and modern protective technologies.
- Emphasizes legal understanding for policy development and crisis management in cybersecurity.
-Source: The Hindu, PIB