For Cyber Security Experts, UK’s Cranfield University Is Offering A Fully Funded Crash Course

SRINAGAR: Mid-career professionals with demonstrable leadership potential in the field of cyber security or cyber policy can avail of a fellowship under Chevening India Cyber Security.

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The fellowship is hosted by Cranfield University at the Defence Academy of United Kingdom (Shrivenham Campus) and funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

It is a 10-week long programme that provides fellows with an understanding of policy and legislative approaches in cyber security and its implications for national security, commercial opportunities, crime prevention and the right to privacy. The deadline for application submission is October 12, 2022.

A citizen of India who lives in the country, and having a postgraduate level qualification, is eligible for the fellowship. The applicant must have an excellent background in science, engineering or technology or experience in a relevant area at the time of application.

The applicants are required to return to their country of citizenship at the end of the fellowship and should not hold British or dual British citizenship. A minimum of 7-years of relevant work experience in cyber security or cyber policy issues or policy organizations, academia, corporate law, law enforcement or journalism should be there prior to applying.

The fellowship provides full programme fees, living expenses for the duration of the fellowship and return economy airfare from India to the UK.

All the applicants must submit their reference letters before the interview. They are notified before 2-3 weeks of the interview if selected.

Alumni from this fellowship include individuals working in cyber security, law enforcement, policy organizations, corporate lawyers, practising advocates and technology journalists.

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