Month: June 2012

Appin and Hughes tie up to create opportunity for Job seeker

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Hughes Global Education, subsidiary of Hughes and Appin entered into a private partnership to launch Work-ex program across India. With this partnership, it is expected to employ nearby to 2L Job seekers across the country. The emphasis is to create opportunity for job seekers by offering them paid internship with exposure to live projects and 1 yr experience letter at the end of program.

Work-Ex is career oriented program in IT; it is not just a training program but internship which develops job and technical skills in a candidate. It gives employment and opportunity to earn stipend from the Day 1. Under this program the trainees earn while they learn. On successful completion of the program the candidates get an experience certificate from Appin Security Group, as well as placement assistance and an opportunity to join Appin’s professional network on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Under this agreement, Hughes Global education via its channels in India will advocate work-Ex program making it possible for the program to outreach the job seekers.


India has an average of over 750,000 engineers pass outs every year but due to Global recession there is expected to be a shortage of jobs for fresher in current Market. With the lesser jobs only the skilled manpower will be placed first, “Survival of the Fittest” will be the scenario, except academic skills there will be a need to acquire job related skills and relevant experience will matter the most. Every year so many graduates passed out without relevant skills which make them job ready. Work-ex bridges this gap.

Speaking on the Partnership Mrs. Neha Parashar, President Appin Technology Lab said “We are delighted to partner with Hughes Global Education for work-ex program. The program serves dual purpose, it gets you the internship certificate and with that after successful completion of one year it also awards a work experience certificate. With current recession in IT industry in India we are expecting a high demand for the program.”


Hughes Global Education is a premier interactive onsite learning through satellite based education and training service initiative by Hughes, for corporate and working professionals/ Students. It has live, interactive, real-time, two way video, voice and data classes, and spread across 155 classrooms in 75 cities. Hughes Global Education platform has redefined the next generation of education i.e. real-time Interactive Onsite Learning (IOL). First of its kind in the country, started in 2001, this platform seamlessly integrates the strengths of the traditional method of education — classroom teaching — with the latest in technology.


Hughes launched this program on 28thMay 2012.

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Appin Technology Labs and WISeKey Partner to Provide WISeID for 100,000 Students Across Training Labs in India and Other Countries

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WISeKey has signed a strategic partnership with Appin Security Group to provide a special WISeID for 100,000 students across training labs in India and other countries. WISeID Students app is targeted to those enrolled in Appin courses offering professional training in information security and who plan to build a career in that arena. Appin Training Labs, the cyber intelligence and security training division, will offer WISeID Students to help students find potential employers from the WISeID community.

“We are very happy for Appin to join hands with WISeKey to help meet security industry employment requirements, which expect the need for security professionals to reach over 4 million by 2015,” said Rajat Khare, CEO Appin Security Group.

“WISeKey hopes this strategic partnership with Appin will train specialists with experience in cyber forensics, email interception testing, and mobile phone penetration testing, to help reverse the growing trend of data loss and cyber crime we’ve seen over the last five years,” said Carlos Moreira, Founder and CEO, WISeKey.

Over the last half decade, more than 63% of students who completed Appin training have found employment within three months. The WISeID Student app will be used by all students participating in Appin training so that students can provide authenticated services to potential employers world-wide using a WISeKey digital identity to offer secure reporting of possible security risks.

WISeKey plans to expand the app to include the incorporation of WISeID e Diploma, which provides digital signatures for the online verification of diplomas, certificates and other credentials, allowing trusted publication on social networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn.


A new Center Of Appin in Haldwani city!!

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A new centre of Appin will be inaugurated On 8 -june-2012.

Appin pioneer leader in Information Security spreads its footprints to Haldwani city. Haldwani  is a city, which along with its twin township of Kathgodam forms the Haldwani-Kathgodam  municipal Corporation in Nainital District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Haldwani is the third most populous city in Uttarakhand, and is known as the “Gateway of Kumaon”.

Mr. Narendra Singh who always keen to do something innovative from an IT background initiated to set up this new IT business in Haldwani city. Mr. Narendra Singh was the first employee of Appin Security group when company was set up in New Delhi, India in the year 2004. He served Appin for 8 years as a Franchise Operation Manager. He shaped his skills and had lot of vision to achieve high heights in Training Sector. His vision of setting up an IT Training franchise in Haldwani city will provide an opportunity to help students in bridging their career in the field of IT and enabling them to realize their dreams. Mr. Narendra Singh says, I would like to intellect all my experience & knowledge gathered over these years to accomplish my dream. We believe Mr. Narendra Singh will intensify and touch new heights in Haldwani city.

A seminar will be organized at center premises for the benefit of prospective students.

Cyber Security — A Growing Threat, a Growing Career

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In the two years, the problem of cyber security has only gotten worse. Wherever you look, cyber crime is on the rise, threatening individuals’ privacy, corporate offers, government secrets, the security of financial institutions, the operation of national infrastructures, and much, much more.

But with the rise of these threats also comes opportunities, as new careers are opening up for people to protect us from cyber criminals, organized crime, and even terrorists. The field of cyber security is growing in leaps and bounds, and by all accounts there are simply not enough skilled professionals to meet even the current need, let alone the need projected over the next five years. Cyber security is a field where the rules of the recession seem flipped: There’s plenty of jobs, but relatively few qualified applicants.

One of the biggest areas for potential cyber security professionals to find employment is in the government. “The U.S. government is currently on track to spend over $79 billion for financial year 2011 on information security,” says Mike Meikle, CEO of the Hawkthorne Group. “They are the largest customer for information security professionals at the present time.” Meikle says the next greatest levels of need are within financial institutions and the utilities/energy sector.

Common in-demand skills for security professionals are a certification course in information security which can train you in various elements in the field. Our company Appin Technology Labs, currently a network of 110+ training labs provides comprehensive training in Information Security and related technology.