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SP Jain signs MoU with Israel based Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya on Cybersecurity

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Mumbai: SP Jain School of High Technology (SPJ-HT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel. SPJ-HT, an affiliate of the globally ranked S P Jain School of Global Management, offers an innovative 6-month program in Cybersecurity.  This step aims at enhancing education and training in Cybersecurity.

Students pursuing this program can now opt to spend a month in Israel, and also pursue internship opportunities there. Israel is globally recognised as a world leader in Cybersecurity. A broader collaboration is also being contemplated, and will be decided later.

The MoU was signed between the institutions recently under the auspices of the President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin and in the presence of Mr Prakash Javdekar, Union Minister for HRD Government of India in Delhi. On behalf of S P Jain, President, Mr. Nitish Jain, S P Jain, inked the agreement and IDC Herzliya was represented by Dr. Uriel Reichman, President of the University.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr Reuven Rivlin remarked that the evolving partnerships between leading academic institutions of the two countries will help in their shared goals of academic excellence and development.

Mr. Prakash Javdekar, Union Minster for HRD, Government of India, said, “I am pleased to note that S P Jain and IDC, two leading institutions from India and Israel, have come together to encourage inter-nation cooperation and exchange of knowledge and best practices amongst our two countries. I am certain that this partnership will be immensely beneficial for both our countries, as well as these institutions.”

Mr. Nitish Jain, President of S P Jain added, “We are confident that our students will learn the very latest in Cybersecurity, including tools and techniques to counter threats posed by the fast-evolving world of cyberterrorism. Companies and governments, not just in India but across the world, need professionals with expertise in this domain, and it is our goal to provide them with the best talent.”

Professor Uriel Reichman, President of IDC shared, “IDC is the leading private university in Israel and our International Institute for Counter Terrorism is well recognised globally. Our partnership with S P Jain will give great impetus to the globalization of our offerings as well as provide practical and academic insights in combating international terrorism.”

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