Pak-China varsity to set up cyber security research center

11:20 AM | 12 Jan, 2019
Pak-China varsity to set up cyber security research center
LAHORE - A Pakistani and a Chinese varsity have joined hands to set up a modern cybersecurity research centre (CSRC) with the rising trends of the world moving towards advanced cyber weapons in a world of fifth generation warfare.

To formalize the partnership, Beihang University (BUAA), (one of the top 16 universities of China), Dean of the School of Cyber Science and Technology Professor Liu Jian-wei visited National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) on Friday.

In the partnership between the NUST and the BUAA of China the cybersecurity centre will be set up at the NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS).

Jian-wei hoped that the partnership will go a long way in developing research in cybersecurity, adding that cybersecurity has become a vital domain for the whole world.

He also informed that apart from setting up the cybersecurity centre, the partnership between the varsities will also see multiple educational and productive activities like; mutual exchange of faculty and students, a joint symposia, conferences, workshops and summer schools.