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Hyderabad institute to train ethical hackers

A school to train “ethical hackers” is to be established in what is believed to the first initiative of its kind in South Asia. The school is being promoted by Hyderabad-based e2 Labs, which designs national security infrastructure solutions for governments, corporate houses and domestic users. Making this announcement on Monday, Ankit Fadia, a 17-year-old student who has authored a book on ethical hacking, and e2 Labs CEO, Zaki Qureshey said the school was aimed at IT professionals, system administrators, students, decision makers and those concerned about the security of network infrastructure. The school will explain the techniques used by hackers to assess and attack corporate networks. The course curriculum will also cover legal issues. Fadia, who is a consultant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and several other organisations, felt that though India was one of the leading software powers, it lagged in computer security. Full Story

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