- Hero Vired has launched a cybersecurity certification programme, focusing on cybersecurity essentials and risk assessment
Hero Vired’s programme includes courses in Cybersecurity Essentials & Risk Assessment, aims to equip professionals with the necessary skills to contribute to the country’s mission to prioritise cybersecurity expertise.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised the need for India to develop self-reliance in cybersecurity, a topic that gained momentum at the 2023 G20 summit. With the rollout of 5G technology and a target of 80 per cent population coverage, India is at a critical juncture for robust cybersecurity practices. The nation’s pursuit of self-reliance is linked to the cultivation of skilled experts who can navigate and fortify the cybersecurity landscape.
“The need for skilled cybersecurity professionals is growing due to the increasing sophistication of cyber threats. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance has emphasised the importance of securing India’s digital assets. The programme aims to build a skilled workforce for the nation’s digital future. Edtech platforms can help respond quickly to evolving skilling needs, transforming individuals into cybersecurity experts. This programme aims to prepare individuals for the interconnected world’s evolving threats”, Akshay Munjal, Founder & CEO, Hero Vired said.
A skilled workforce is crucial in managing cyber threats, as data breaches, monetary loss and data asset theft pose significant risks. Cybersecurity is a global imperative, requiring round-the-clock vigilance to protect critical systems, applications and devices.
Vired’s 6-month programme teaches IT infrastructure vulnerabilities and provides proficiency in various cybersecurity tools like Python, Bash Programming, Wireshark, Aircrack, Kali Linux and Burp Suite. This approach equips learners with technical skills and a global outlook on cybersecurity policies and governance. The programme also highlights the growing demand for diverse tech roles, with Web3’s potential to create 2.2 million jobs in India by 2032, highlighting the importance of diverse tech roles in the global cybersecurity landscape.
The certification programme involves 10+ industry simulation projects, 5+ masterclasses and a 3-week capstone project. This hands-on approach enhances problem-solving skills and prepares learners for globally recognised certifications like CompTIA Security+, CISM and CEH. Additionally, learners can pursue an additional Microsoft Azure Certification, enhancing their industry recognition and employability.
Hero Vired is dedicated to educating the next generation of cybersecurity professionals through its Certificate Programme in Cybersecurity Essentials & Risk Assessment, aiming to provide a rewarding career path in this critical field.