Cyber Security and Privacy Foundation(CSPF) has launched a new course on Information security named "Certified WhiteHat Hacker (CWHH)", a course that will be helpful for a person to get into the Ethical Hacking world.
Here is our interview with the founder of CSPF ,Mr. J Prasanna:
There are totally 5 Lakhs security professional needed in India. People do a general certification course to get into the InfoSec field. But most of them lack the tech knowledge needed for cyber security. There are countable number of whitehat hackers who are at cyber security. CSPF felt that there is need for creating awareness on cybersecurity and Ethical Hacking practices for students in colleges.
How many levels are in CWHH and can you give more info on that?
CWHH level-I is subsidized course on Ethical Hacking for college students. It happens in two ways, most often colleges invite us to do the course in their premises;The second method, we announce the course in common place where students of all colleges can register online and do attend the course.
CWHH level-II focuses on advanced cybersecurity and provides hands on training.
CWHH level-III and CWHH level-IV are for advanced users. It will be imparted to candidates from corporate who have minimum 2 experience in cybersecurity. We will conduct psychometric test to assess ethics of a person.
CWHH level-V is awarded to white hat hackers who are talented by themselves. It is mostly given to exploit finders and exploit writers. It is more given as mark of respect. CSPF invites applications from such talented experts.
Who will give training?
CSPF has range of trainers who have found vulnerability in top websites and who are in Hall of Fame of major companies including Microsoft, Nokia, Redhat, Yandex, Megaupload, etc.
So, what is ultimate goal of this course?
CSPF's aim from this course to create a real CyberSecurity talent on the country. We will from time to time take help of all talented security researchers and hackers in this country.
Our first launch course on cwhh is held on Nov 16 in Chennai.
Register here: http://www.meraevents.com/event/39805