MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited) and Los Alamos Technical Associates, Inc. (LATA) of the U.S.A. have signed an MOU for launching the state of the art training programs on Cyber Security, Risk And Crisis Management, Public Safety and Disaster Management, Homeland Security / Critical Infrastructure Protection, Security Operations Management, Industrial Security, Fire & Safety Management etc. This will bring to India the best US practices followed in security, which has been developed over a period of time. India’s security needs are evolving rapidly and this partnership can help develop professional programs in cyber and physical security to meet the country’s growing demands.
MTNL is going to start these trainings through its state of the art training centers at New Delhi and Mumbai. A dedicated resource will be allocated for this project and impart training , so that it is more relevant for Indian Conditions. First batch of training is likely to start from March 2014. MTNL will be developing a one or two day series of awareness programs for the top management of companies and the government departments.
Source: Press Information Bureau