MADURAI, India, September 6th, 2023 – HCLTech, a leading global technology company, has launched a cybersecurity awareness program for school teachers and educators in India.
Dr. Palanivel Thiaga Rajan, Hon’ble Minister for Information Technology and Digital Services, Tamil Nadu, felicitated the first batch of around 100 government school teachers who underwent the HCLTech program.
The program on cybersecurity awareness is executed on HCLTech’s Career Shaper advanced edtech platform and enables school teachers and educators to promote cybersecurity awareness and online safety among students. The eight-hour program includes live sessions, online assignments and hands-on exercises on fundamental cybersecurity concepts, threat landscapes and best practices. School teachers and educators from anywhere in India can learn from industry experts and explore real-life scenarios to develop a deep understanding of cyber threats and effective ways to mitigate them.
“This certification program on cybersecurity awareness for school teachers and educators represents our commitment to nurturing a secure digital ecosystem from the ground up. By empowering teachers with advanced cybersecurity knowledge, we are ensuring that the next generation is well-prepared to navigate the challenges of the digital age,” said Srimathi Shivashankar, Corporate Vice President and Business Head – EdTech Services, HCLTech.
“It brings me immense pleasure to acknowledge and felicitate those teachers who have completed HCLTech’s cybersecurity program. This certification enhances the educational skills of teachers and ensures that our future generations are well-prepared to navigate the digital landscape safely and securely, while creating a safer digital environment for all,” said Dr. Palanivel Thiaga Rajan, Minister for Information Technology and Digital Services, Tamil Nadu.