Bangalore, June 28, 2017: In a bid to grow its network security training portfolio and to cater to the increasing demand for network security trained professionals, Teamlease Skills University has partnered with CompTIA, leading skills certification and education service provider. The development comes in wake of the recent WannaCry Ransomware attack which exposed network and system vulnerabilities on a global scale. Through this strategic partnership, TeamLease Skills University, will officially be able to conduct trainings for its clients in CompTIA certifications like Security+, CSA+, Network+, Server + and many more products that are developed for securing networks and systems.

As per CISCO & IDC reports, the demand for cyber security professionals is projected to grow 6 million jobs by 2019 and revenues for security-related hardware, software, and services will go beyond USD 100BN by 2020, respectively.

Commenting on the partnership, Kunal Sen, Senior Vice President and SBU Head, Teamlease Services said “At TeamLease we have always believed in skilling the masses for jobs that are going to see exponential growth now or in the near future. Cyber security is one field where even a fresh college graduate draws INR 4-5 lakh per annum. This is because cyber threats are evolving and need to be looked out for constantly by experts in the field, making cyber security an indispensable part of any company’s strategy. We are excited to partner along with the leading provider of skills certification, CompTIA. We both acknowledge the opportunity we have to develop world class network and system security professionals in India because the person with the certification is the one that is going to get hired.”

Pradipto Chakrabarty, Regional Director, CompTIA India said “The IT industry in India is going through a very dynamic phase. In the current scenario, the most important step for the IT workforce is to avoid getting obsolete in the job market by developing strong skill sets in latest technology domains. CompTIA is committed towards creating Industry relevant training and certification programs for the IT workforce so that they have an avenue to improve their technology skills keeping pace with the industry trends. Our programs cover the most sought after skill development solutions especially in the fields of networking, security and cloud computing.

Our objective of partnering with Teamlease Skills University is to offer our cutting edge training and certification programs to the IT workforce of India so that they are better placed to retain their positions and also advance their IT careers. We look forward to working together with Teamlease Skills University to offer the complete value proposition covering training, content and certification to the IT workforce in India.”

This alliance is part of TeamLease’s strategic move to grow their training & certification business by conducting partner authorized workshops. This move ensures that companies and candidates alike have access to the latest developments in whichever course they pursue with TeamLease.

About TeamLease Skills University: TeamLease Services is a leading human resource service company with over 150,000 associates/trainees in 6,000+ locations. The company has 8 offices and 1,900 clients across the country for its services in Staffing, Training, Outsourcing and Human Capital. The Company in partnership with the Government of Gujarat set up TeamLease Skills University (TLSU), India’s first vocational university, at Vadodara. Enterprise Learning Solutions (ELS) business, housed under TLSU, has been delivering Technical, Soft skills, Leadership trainings & Executive Coaching to corporate clients and individuals and specializes in providing customized training and certifications. TeamLease pursues its mission of ‘Putting India to Work’ by focusing on the 3 Es of Employment, Employability and Education. For more details, please visit http://www.teamleaseuniversity.ac.in/ .

About CompTIA: CompTIAis the world’s leading technology association, with more than 2,000 member companies, 3,000 academic and training partners, over 100,000 registered users and more than two million IT certifications holders. CompTIA’s unparalleled range of certification programs foster workforce skills development and generate critical knowledge and insight – building the foundation for technology’s future. CompTIA certifications validate proficiency in cloud computing, mobility, Linux, networking, security, storage and other mission-critical technologies. For more details, please visit http://certification.comptia.org/

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