Companies Offering Training In Cyber Security, Data Literacy & Teacher Development
In the age of digitalisation, cybersecurity, data literacy and analytics, have come to be some of the most sought after skillsets. However, the nascent fields are fast-evolving, thus falling short on the required curriculum for training the young minds. However, several established conglomerates in the respective fields have taken it upon themselves to impart essential skills and training and these important disciplines. Here’s taking a quick look at some of the well-established enterprises that are also venturing into imparting training & development in the field of education, data analytics, cybersecurity, and more.
Qlik: The Qlik Academic Program
Having served over 50,000 customers across the globe, including some of the leading names in India like BookMyShow, Bajaj Auto, Micromax and more, Qlik is a data analytics and business intelligence platform that has also ventured into developing visual analytics tool to enhance the data literacy skills in people. Qlik emphasises on data literacy is crucial in rendering efficiencies in employees hailing from a wide gamut of industries. To the same end, Qlik has expanded its ‘Qlik Academic Program’ to over 150 universities across India. The program is now functional in some of the most noteworthy institutions in India, like IIM-B, IIM-A, TISS, SP Jain School of Global Management, NIT Karnataka, NIT Patna, and more.
The adoption of the Qlik Academic Program in India is most prominent across engineering institutions since analytics aligns well with subjects such as data mining, database management and programming. However, there has been an uptake in other academic streams such as business management and social sciences, which are starting to use the program to both assists with research projects while also to learning to improve decision-making processes through data. Through this free-to-use online program, Qlik is helping India’s young minds and professionals to be job-ready, equipped with essential skills in advanced analytics and data literacy.
Cyberbit: Cyber Range Training & Simulation
Through its Cyber Range Training and Simulation platform, Cyberbit is today empowering thousands of cybersecurity professionals all across the globe. The platform enables the in-house SOC (Security Operations Center) of an organization to experience real-life cyberattacks in a simulated environment, thereby improving everything from team coordination to the use of in-house tools during actual events. The platform is also being leveraged by colleges and universities to train their students and make them perfect market-fit by equipping them with advanced cybersecurity skillset.
ONVU Learning by Onvu Tech
Surveillance systems are gradually becoming a part and parcel of modern educational institutions. ONVU Learning is taking this burgeoning infrastructure one step forward by integrating it with Video Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. This approach enables the respective educators to gain superior insights into their pedagogical techniques and address the challenges that they are not able to otherwise visualize. Similarly, it also helps them in better class management, thanks to 360-degree cameras which capture the complete view of the class throughout their lecture.
Headquartered in Pune, Maharashtra, Quick Heal Academy (QHA) is a division of Quick Heal Technologies Ltd. Offering online, classroom, corporate and need-based training courses, QHA is determined to empower organizations in effectively addressing cybersecurity challenges and contribute towards strengthening the cybersecurity ecosystem. From reverse engineering and malware analysis to security operation centre, cybersecurity, and more, QHA is a premier institute engaged in creating the army of professionals safeguarding the cyberspace.
Author: Baishali Mukherjee
Profile- An independent writer and journalist for last nine years; presently working with Education World, Entrepreneur India, Scrabbl.com and Stoodnt.com. Worked as the content head for four books and have articles and features published in leading print and digital media spaces.
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