Hyderabad: Hyderabad-based Anurag University (AU) and Telangana State Police on Monday have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for bilateral cooperation in the fields of Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence(AI), Research and Capacity Building. The MoU was exchanged by AU Vice Chancellor, Prof. S Ramachandram and DGP M Mahendar Reddy.
The aim of the agreement is to have a partnership to make cyberspace safe and secure, and take up research and development, operational activities in the field of cyber security and other Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and related aspects, according to a press release.
The MoU would be beneficial to both the organisations and would serve as an extended arm for capacity building, both for students and police. On the other side, the police can utilise the research capabilities of the AU and take maximum benefit out of the experience of its professors, AU registrar Dr Sameen Fatima said.
The agreement enables the AU to access the cybercrime cells established by Telangana State Police for R&D purposes and study emerging trends in the field of cybercrime, while the police can get trained at the AU in new-age technologies and tools to mitigate cybercrime, it said.
Further, the agreement allows the police officers to do doctoral programmes, PhDs on a part-time basis in the field of Cyber Security, AI, ICTs and other aspects, it added.
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