February 8, 2013: Data64 Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd (Data64) with its education partner Asian School of Cyber Laws (ASCL), has recently launched the Cyber Security (India) Program. The Program is an initiative to help Universities and Colleges across India comply with the latest directive from UGC that requires Universities/technical institutions to introduce cyber security as a subject in the academic curricula at the undergraduate and post graduate levels.
Data64-ASCL aims to partner with academic institutions throughout India for creating awareness about cyber security through this Program. The Program is available in both, digital as well as paper mode. The Digital Mode Program will be entirely online. It will contain courseware and reference material in digital form, an online examination platform where students can take assessments and automated certificate generation for successful students. The paper mode program will comprise of printed courseware and paper based assessment examination.
According to Mr. Debasis Nayak, Director, ASCL-Data64, “There is an urgent need for cyber security awareness in the country. The UGC Directive to introduce cyber security in the academic curricula at the under and post graduate levels is a welcome step in this direction. Our Program is aimed not only at helping colleges comply with the UGC Directive but is a step towards fulfilling the greater objective of making the Indian youth cyber savvy.”
About ASCL and Data64:
Data64, India’s leading cyber crime investigation company, is incubated by Science and Technology Park, a STEP promoted by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.
ASCL has assisted the Government of India in framing draft rules and regulations under the Information Technology Act and drafting model rules for the functioning of Cyber Cafes. ASCL has also assisted the Controller of Certifying Authorities in drafting regulations relating to the recognition of foreign certifying authorities. ASCL has also provided academic support to the National Consultation meeting on Enforcement of Cyber Law held at New Delhi on 31st January 2010.