Microsoft on Tuesday launched a cybersecurity skilling programme that goals to ability over one lakh learners by 2022 as a part of efforts to deal with the abilities hole and empower India’s workforce for a profession in digital safety.
The programme is designed to provide learners hands-on expertise within the fundamentals of safety, compliance, and id, a press release mentioned.
Microsoft will conduct these programs together with its strategic consortium of companions together with Cloudthat, Koenig, RPS, and Synergetics Studying, it added.
The course modules are designed to help all ranges of learners, no matter the place they’re of their cybersecurity journey.
“Belief and safety are on the coronary heart of who we’re as an organization, and we work carefully with governments, civil society, and organisations the world over to assist them keep safe. Investing in cybersecurity skilling and getting ready the following technology of safety leaders is a giant a part of that effort,” Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari mentioned.
He added that Microsoft is deeply dedicated to democratise skilling for all and this programme is a robust step in making cybersecurity skilling accessible and inexpensive for all.
Microsoft has launched 4 new safety, compliance, and id certifications, of which the accredited certification for fundamentals shall be provided at zero-cost for any particular person who attends the related coaching by way of this initiative, the assertion mentioned.
Moreover, in collaboration with its companions, Microsoft, affords learners deeply discounted affords on the remainder of the superior role-based certifications to drive deep abilities for addressing cybersecurity challenges, it added.
This partnership is an extension of Microsoft’s world skilling initiative to assist 25 million folks worldwide purchase new digital abilities. Over 3 million folks have been expert in India by way of this initiative.
Microsoft is working carefully with the federal government, trade, and civil society companions on a number of skilling initiatives on digital skilling initiatives.