Job recruitment experts in the India claim that there are over 30,000 vacancies in the cybersecurity industry in the country. With the country witnessing at least one crime every ten minutes, it is apparent that the demand for cybersecurity professionals is on the rise.
Through this partnership, GNA University students can receive EC-Council’s industry certifications which are embedded within the courses of their degree programs. The cybersecurity courses will be provided by ECCU and be imparted by professors that are industry experts with applied practitioner focused curriculum and delivered online.
GU shall have the opportunity to collaborate with globally recognized EC-Council’s Cyber Security curriculum and tie up with an American University accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
Lata Bavisi, President of EC-Council University said: “India continues to be a region of key importance for the cybersecurity workforce development and we are looking to build more partnerships with major institutions in India, such as GU. We strongly believe that our partnership will benefit the growing cybersecurity skill-gap in the nation.”
Gurdeep Sihra, President of GNA University said: “This partnership will definitely lead to better employability of students across the world and students can work on various roles of security analyst, Security Engineer, Forensic Computer Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Architect, IT Security consultant etc. and meet the needs of the industry in India and across the globe.”