Cisco Cyber Range Lab Elevates Opportunites For The Channel
Deepening its commitment to enhance cybersecurity in India, Cisco India today inaugurated its Cyber Range Lab in Gurgaon, India. The Lab aims to provide highly specialized technical training workshops to help security staff build the skills and experience necessary to combat new-age threats. Dr. Gulshan Rai, National Cyber Security Coordinator, Government of India, inaugurated the Cyber Range Lab in the presence of Dinesh Malkani, President, Cisco India and SAARC at the Cisco India Summit 2017.
The demand for cybersecurity experts has grown three times faster than any other IT job role, and training a cybersecurity workforce is a priority for many organizations. As per a Cisco report, there are more than 1 million unfulfilled security jobs worldwide currently, and the lack of skills and training hinders organizations from deploying advanced security. Thirty-one percent of organisations in India (24% globally) believe that a high requirement of various certifications is a barrier, and 29% of organisations in India consider their workload too heavy to take on new responsibilities on cyber security (23% globally), according to a Cisco study. Read more on CXOtoday