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Saturday, 22 January, 2022

The British College launched BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Digital Forensics programme, provides tremendous opportunities to students

The British College has launched the brand new BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Digital Forensics programme. The course at the British College will be run in collaboration with the University of the West of England. The course was officially launched with a reception at the Soaltee Hotel. Guests were treated to a special cyber security themed dance at the event, which was intended to excite the audience and represent the threat that hacking poses to the country right now.

Mr Maha Prasad Adhikari, Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), opened the event, followed by Mr Manish John, CEO of Facts Nepal, who gave a presentation on "Facts and Figures of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics." The program was then introduced by Rohit Raj Pandey, the program leader, who explained how the UK-accredited course will be delivered at the College and highlighted the wide range of opportunities available to students after graduation.

Mr Vishal Upadhyaya, the Chief Information Officer of Ncell, gave the formal address, followed by Mr Anil Kumar Dutta, the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, and chief guest Mr Maha Prasad Adhikari; and Mr Rajen Kandel, the CEO and founder of The British College. Experts from the field tackled some of the most pressing issues currently facing the cyber security and digital forensics community in a lively panel discussion. Dr Rajib Subba, former Deputy Inspector General of Nepal Police, moderated the event.

The panels were amongst the selection of special guests including Mr Bijay Kumar Roy, from the Monitoring Division of Nepal Telecom Authority (NTA), Mr Amit Agrawal, Co-founder and Director of Khalti, Mr Narayan Koirala, Managing Director of Eminence Ways, Mr Sujit Shretha, COO of Standard Chartered Bank, Ms Yasmine Bhattarrai, Head of the IT Department at NCell, Prof. Dr Subarna Shakya, the Director of the Information Technology Innovation Centre at Tribhuvan University and a representative from Nepal Police (Cyber Security and Digital Forensics). 

The new BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Digital Forensics course at TBC, which will begin in January 2022, will be the first of its kind in Nepal. Data worth US $4.24 million was stolen this year alone. 4,614 complaints about the misuse of social media have lately been filed in Nepal. The demand for cyber security is expanding throughout the world, as well as in Nepal, at this moment. In a similar circumstance, British College accomplished to launch the course in the country.

This course also assist firms in preventing and responding to cyber-attacks as well as locating digital evidence. The college believes that this course will be extremely beneficial, as IT security is becoming increasingly crucial. This course can help students gain a career in forensics, e-discovery, security, legal practice, or the police force.

According to Rajen Kandel, Nepal is rapidly moving toward a digital economy, and as a result, cyber security and digital forensics are in high demand in the country. That is why they are delighted to introduce this unique program, which will provide tremendous opportunities for both the country and students in the coming years."


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