‘Cyber Range Lab’ to train 250k students in cyber security and combat new age threats
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 12-Apr-2017

New Delhi, April 12: Today the digital wave has hit so far that we all of us are more prone to a digital threat. Everything is available on the digital platform today. Hackers and cyberfreaks could easily get data and hence to keep a tab on unhealthy and criminal activities prevailing in virtual space Cisco India launched ‘Cyber Range Lab’. This will empower to train security staff to build the skills necessary to combat new-age threats.The Cyber Range Lab aims to provide highly specialized technical workshops to help security personnel in organizations deal with the cyber threats like virus, malware, and others.

“With the cybersecurity framework in place now, the need is for active implementation to better handle the ever-changing threat landscape. An effective implementation of cyber security requires IT infrastructure and technical expertise to which the industry should play a responsible role,” said Dr. Gulshan Rai, National Cyber Security Coordinator, and Government of India.

Cisco Cyber Range lab will use 200-250 different types of malware, ransomware and 100 attack cases to deliver realistic cyber-attack cases. The facility or the lab can be accessed from anywhere in the world and will be a living lab of technical knowledge of network security and how to mitigate cyber attacks.

Owing to the lack of training and skills required for security jobs worldwide, organizations are facing obstructions in deploying advanced security.The facility can be accessed online from any part of the world and will provide information for network security and how to mitigate cyber attacks. Cyber Range Lab will immerse people in simulated real-world cyber-attacks to train them on how to properly prepare for, respond to and manage a broad variety of threats. “The lab is now a reality for customers looking to find an advantage against the growing legions of cyber criminals and next generation threats,” added Dinesh Malkani, President, Cisco in India and SAARC.