Global Networking giant Cisco announces the launch of its 5th cyber security lab in Gurugram on 12th April 2017 with an aim build a robust security network for Indian firms and enterprises to face the real world cyber threat issue.Speaking on this occasion Dinesh Malkani President Cisco India & SAARC said “We have done a lot of work in education and there are campuses that use our technology. We will skill 250,000 students in the country around networking, security and IoT areas over a period of time,” Earlier this month Cisco and RV College of Engineering announced the launch of Centre of Excellence in Internet of Things for digital learning and training in Bengaluru.
This step was taken with an aim to help the startups create successful technology career. “We are extremely focused on India. We have been here for 20 years, we have R&D facilities, global delivery centres and have also invested heavily in the country in regards to Digital India perspective,” Malkani said.
The facility was inaugurated by National cyber security coordinator Gulshan Rai. Cisco is aggressively working towards digitalization and cyber security areas which has taken a leap over a period of time .Around 22,630 crore investment on 510 smart city projects is expected to take off by June this year. The company is currently working on some 50 projects in the cyber security IoT area ,which is expected to be completed by the end of this year.
Cisco will also launch a Security Operation Centre in Pune.This would be the fourth after US, Poland and Japan. This move will help combat the new age security threat and meet the enterprises needs.