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GFSU to ink MoU with Finland-based company for cyber security

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cyber securityGandhinagar, Dec 1 (PTI) The Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU) will soon ink a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Finland-based company to set up a cyber security laboratory here to train students with practical knowledge about the intricacies of the subject.

“A Finland based company Codenomicon visited GFSU and in-principle they agreed to support us in setting up a cyber security lab here for which they will sign an MoU with us,” Director of Institute of Forensic Science in GFSU, M S Dahiya told PTI.

The company will sponsor the set ups for intelligence lab (cyber security lab) and has provided 85 protocols related to the vulnerability test analysis, Dahiya said.

Codenomicon is a Finland based company, having offices in Saratoga, California at United States of America along with Hong Kong and Singapore in Asia-Pacific region.

According to Dahiya, the cyber security lab in GFSU will be the country’s first most comprehensive and extensive lab which will provide a practical training to their students with various aspects of cyber offence and defence.

The students of GFSU will get practical session on the data theft, virus attacks, vulnerability analysis. GFSU has already prepared the data base of all the deadly viruses, he said.

The lab will provide service to corporates or public sector companies so that they can be able to detect the point of vulnerability, from where their servers or system can be attacked, and will fix it accordingly, he said.

“By setting up a cyber security lab here in GFSU, we will prepare the experts in the field of cyber security. Various corporates are always in need of cyber security..we will provide them consultancy services against the cyber threat.

Besides, public sectors will also be given protections to secure their system against cyber attack,” Director general in GFSU, J M Vyas told PTI.

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