Cyber Security Academy (CSA) is a brand of SkillCube. SkillCube established in 2012 is one of the pioneers in India focusing on Cyber Security Skill Development Solutions. CSA is a trusted and one-stop destination for all capacity building initiatives in the Cyber Security domain. Coupled with our profound background in security trainings for Students, Academia and Industry, it has resulted in ground-breaking and tangible outcomes. The USP of Cyber Security Academy is to offer customised programs leading to employability & career enhancement.
CSA’s vision is to be the market leader in Cyber Security domain by bridging the ever-widening demand versus supply skill gap and establish a prolific, sustainable and scalable skill ecosystem.
Founder & Managing Director
Saurabh Agarwal is a seasoned professional and has a varied experience across sectors including Telecom, BFSI, IT Services, GIS and BPO. He has travelled globally & worked with cross-cultural teams based in the US, Europe & APAC region. He has also managed and led projects in areas of ISO 27001, IT Governance, ITIL strategy and implementation and has proven success in performing risk assessment, managing global SOX and privacy compliance programs. Saurabh is the national body expert and former co-editor of the global standard ISO 27021. He has also served as a Director at the ISACA New Delhi chapter, and a very active member at the Cyber Security Task Force setup under the aegis of NASSCOM & DSCI. As an SME, Saurabh has also driven the development of Cyber Security courseware through Skill Cube along the expectation of National Skill Qualification Framework as set by government bodies.
Industry Readiness Programme
This program was to transform individuals into “ready to be deployed” professionals by combining our strengths and core competencies with corporates and international certification bodies. Through this program, we served the entire value chain by creating a pool of highly trained & certified individuals who are competent and well versed with the latest industry trends.
Focused on capacity building programmes targeting fresh graduates having technical educational background passionate to acquire the requisite skills and expertise to kick-start their career in Cyber Security domain. These programmes were focussed on skilling and uplifting the youth belonging to economically weaker families residing in India.
Specialised Engineering Programme
Set up a formal Cyber Security undergraduate engineering program in collaboration with IT pioneers to develop content, courseware, the setting of labs, Train-the-trainer, webinars, and seminars for students with a view to making them aware of the sophisticated engineering techniques and practices. We also conducted T3 sessions for faculties to enhance their expertise and knowledge.
Provided assistance and support to leading multinational consulting organizations, Big 4s and global IT giants in the identification, assessment, and recruitment of talent at all levels across various skill sets. We started industry readiness boot camps for fresh talent who wish to kick start their career in the cyber security domain leading to employment. We also recruited students from IITs and NITs and imparted effective Cyber Security training as per the industry requirements.
Developed Cyber Security awareness digital content, workshops and role-based training for many aviation industries in India. Through this program, everyone in these organizations adhered the appropriate level of know-how about security, policy, procedures, norms, and standards along with an appropriate sense of responsibility with a view to save them from any sort of disruption.
National Occupational Standard
Developed National Occupational Standards (NOS), describing best practices by bringing together performance criteria, knowledge, and skills pertaining to a job role in the cybersecurity domain. Worked with NASSCOM’s Cyber Security Initiatives to develop Qualification Pack (QP) for various Cyber Security courseware and worked with National Skill Development Corporation to formulate a skill framework standardized across skill initiatives of government across PAN India.