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Gujarat Technological University launches e-Raksha centre to fight cybercrime

Education NewsThis research Centre will provide solution for issues related to cyber security by encouraging research and enhance capability in this field.

Key facts e-Raksha Research Centre

  • This centre is established by GTU in collaboration with Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF).
  • Its goal is to establish a peaceful and harmonious cyber space through research in this area.
  • Various activities like research on latest techniques of cybercrime and capacity building on this issue to the faculties, students and government officers will be undertaken by this centre.
  • It will also support Union government’s Make in India campaign by manufacturing routers, switches, firewalls, UTMs (Unified Threat Management) and other network appliances.
  • This centre will also train students in areas of cyber security and enhance their capability to provide solution for issues related to it.
  • It will support government in protecting critical infrastructure and mission critical services including research on malwares such as botnet by setting up malware analysis test bed.

Gujarat Technological University (GTU): It is headed by the state government and came into existence on the 16th of May, 2007.

Source: PTI

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