IIT Kanpur has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tel Aviv University’s Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center to facilitate academic research and exchange of students and faculty.

The MoU between IIT Kanpur and Israel’s Tel Aviv University was signed for a period of 5 years, a release said today.

“The agreement will be helpful for IIT Kanpur in the field of cyber security,” the release said quoting Professor Sumit Ganguly, Head of Computer Science and Engineering Department.

“The initiative will be helpful in bilateral coordination of teachers and students from both the institutes,” he added.

As part of the exchange programme, students, research scholars and faculty from one institute will be invited to the other as visitors through which both will get the opportunity to understand cyber security’s various aspects in each country.

Source: The Financial Express