Rashtriya Raksha University, CyberPeace, SASTRA to work on cybersecurity infrastructure

The collaboration between RRU, CyberPeace and SASTRA aims at capacity building through training programs in cyber operations, digital forensics and law.

RRU, Gandhinagar, is a central university and an institute of national importance. (Image: Press Release)RRU, Gandhinagar, is a central university and an institute of national importance. (Image: Press Release)

Divyansh | January 15, 2024 | 05:43 PM IST

NEW DELHI: Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU) and Gujarat and Security and Scientific Technology Research Association (SASTRA) have entered into an agreement with CyberPeace to strengthen national and global cybersecurity infrastructure. The partnership aims at bringing joint research projects, students and faculty exchange, comprehensive training modules and curriculum development.

The institutes will also aim at harnessing the combined expertise and resources to foster innovation and excellence in cybersecurity and cyber defence. As per the agreement, a RRU-CyberPeace Center of Excellence will be set up at Rashtriya Raksha University, which will serve as a hub for cutting-edge research and development in cybersecurity, focusing on critical and emerging technologies.

Focus on AI, quantum computing

CyberPeace and Rashtriya Raksha University will develop robust cyber threat intelligence capabilities. The partnership is committed to capacity building through diverse training programs in cyber operations, digital forensics, cyber law, and cyber diplomacy beyond traditional cybersecurity frameworks. It will leverage the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, blockchain and quantum computing to address complex cybersecurity challenges.

Vineet Kumar, founder of CyberPeace, said, “The alliance between CyberPeace and RRU marks a pivotal moment in our enduring quest for a secure cyberspace. The collaboration is a union of knowledge and vision to create an impenetrable barrier against online attacks. By working together, we are fostering a cross-border culture of cyber resilience and peace in addition to bolstering cyber defence. This historic partnership demonstrates our shared dedication to protecting cyberspace and promoting a peaceful global cyber ecosystem.”

Changing cybersecurity issues

Delighted with the partnership announcement, colonel Nidhish Bhatnagar of Rashtriya Raksha University said, “This partnership seeks to raise the bar for cybersecurity excellence by combining knowledge and resources. This collaboration with CyberPeace highlights a calculated strategy that prioritises leadership, innovation, and education in order to successfully address changing cybersecurity issues. Such cooperative efforts are essential for keeping ahead of cyber threats and guaranteeing a safe cyberspace for all in the face of rapidly evolving technology.”

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RRU is a central university and an institute of national importance located in Gandhinagar. RRU specializes in national and internal security and police.

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