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Anurag University, Telangana Police ink pact on cyber security

Hyderabad, Aug.17 (Safir News): The Hyderabad based one of the reputed educational institutions, Anurag University(AU) and India’s one of the most efficient police force, Telangana Police have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the city on Monday for Bilateral Cooperation in the fields of Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence(AI), Research and Capacity Building.The MoU was exchanged by AV Vice Chancellor, Prof. S. Ramchandram, and DGP M. Mahendar Reddy in the presence of Swati Lakra, Director-General of Police (women safety); S. Neelima, CEO of Anurag University; Dr G. Vishnu Murthy, Dean, School of Engineering, Anurag University.The aim of the agreement is to have a partnership to make cyberspace safe and secure, for taking up R&D(Research and Development) and operational activities in the field of Cyber Security and other Information Communication Technologies (ICT) and related aspects.The MoU would be beneficial to both the organisations and will serve as an extended arm for capacity building, both for students and Police. On the other side, Police can utilise the research capabilities of the Anurag University and take maximum benefit out of the experience of its professors said, Dr Sameena Fatima .Dr G. Vishnu Murthy, Dean of SOE AU, that they have a vision of developing, enhancing and improving the quality of human resources to overcome the Cyber threats of regional and national level. We will focus on R&D, awareness programs and strengthening the practical application of cyber security, cyber threat detection and mitigation.Further, we will conduct capacity building programmes, workshops, events, hackathons on Cyber Security and ICT related aspects, he added.Further, it allows Police Officers to do Doctoral Programs, Ph. D on a part-time basis in the field of Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, Information Communication technologies and other aspects. So that this will not only encourage Police Officers with appropriate qualifications to further their knowledge but also contribute very constructively to their profession. It is agreed to permit at least one police officer a year to pursue the doctoral program, which is something very unique and rare. This will set a trend and more police officers may follow the suit. On the Police side, they will share information about the latest trends in Cybercrime about Modus Operandi and targets of cybercriminals for Project and R&D purposes.

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