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GTU launched e-Raksha Research Centre to fight cybercrime

The centre was launched to curb rising menace of cybercrimes. Centre will encourage research and enhance capability to provide solution for issues related to cyber security.

Jan 31, 2015 17:46 IST
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Gujarat Technological University (GTU) on 28 January 2015 launched e-Raksha Research Centre to fight cybercrime.

The centre was launched to curb rising menace of cybercrimes. Centre will encourage research and enhance capability to provide solution for issues related to cyber security.

GTU is collaborating with Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF) with the goal of establishing a peaceful and harmonious cyber space through research. The research centre will train students in areas of cyber security and enhance their capability to provide solution for issues related with cyber security.

It will also support the government in protecting critical infrastructure and mission critical services. The centre will research on malwares such as botnet and will be setting up malware analysis test bed.

The centre will also support Make in India concept by manufacturing routers, switches, firewalls, UTMs (Unified Threat Management) and other network appliances.

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