Information Security Education & Awareness (ISEA)-Phase II
Information Security Education & Awareness (ISEA) is a MeitY funded project with the duration of 5 years (2015-20), ERNET India is one of the implementing agency for the Govt. officials training. The project objective is capacity building in the area of Information Security to address human resource requirement in the country by training of government personnel, creation of mass information security awareness, creating a national repository of courses in Information Security to design countermeasures against various types of attacks.
This project envisages training of 1.14 lakh persons through formal/non formal courses & 5200 Govt. officials through direct training programs over the period of 5 years. The govt. official training includes 2-day basic training, 3-day advanced training and 1 week higher level training program.
ERNET India has been organizing the training programs in different office locations like NIT Trichy, ERNET Chennai and CPRI Bangalore to cater Govt. officials working in the region. The training topics focused more on Information & Network Security, Advanced network security and Smart grid security. The participants came from TNEB, CSIR Madras, BESCOM, KPTCL, CPRI, TN Arasu cable TV & Airport Authority of India. ERNET India has trained so far 165 Govt. officials under this project out of the total target of 600 Govt. officials over the period of 5 years.
Fig.1 ISEA Training session at ERNET India, Chennai