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RPS Consulting Private Limited Honored with Prestigious 2023 EC-Council ATC of the Year

Bengaluru, April 02, 2024: RPS Consulting Private Limited, an NIIT Limited subsidiary has been conferred the 2023 EC-Council ATC of the Year Award for its outstanding contribution to the mission of creating a skilled Cybersecurity Workforce. Every year, EC-Council, a global leader in cybersecurity education and training, and the inventor of Certified Ethical Hacker(CEH) takes great pride in recognizing training centers globally that strive to impact local communities and improve their students' cybersecurity education.

Commenting on the achievement, Prasad Balakrishnan, Director & CEO, RPS Consulting Pvt Ltd, said, “We are incredibly honored to be recognized as the 2023 EC-Council ATC of the Year. This award is a testament to our unwavering commitment to developing exceptional cybersecurity training programs. We are proud to be part of a larger ecosystem dedicated to fostering a more secure future. We look forward to building upon this success and forging even stronger within the cybersecurity community."

“We extend our congratulations to RPS Consulting for their well-deserved recognition with the prestigious 2023 EC-Council ATC of the Year Award. Their commitment to strengthening a skilled cybersecurity workforce is truly noteworthy, emphasizing the vital role of their efforts in today's digital landscape. This award accentuates their outstanding contributions to cybersecurity education and training, establishing a standard of excellence within the industry. RPS Consulting's dedication to advancing cybersecurity is noteworthy, and I am confident they will continue to have a significant impact in the future", said Jay Bavisi, President and CEO, EC-Council Group.

RPS Consulting has been selected as the winner among a highly competitive field, showcasing its prowess in delivering exceptional services and maintaining a leadership position in the market. Over 2,380 training partners across 145 countries worldwide participated in the awards and went through stringent criteria such as learners feedback on EC-Council courses and faculty, course evaluation reports, the ratio of learners who attempt EC-Council certifications, the volume of learners educated in cybersecurity, and continuous program development.

Overwhelmed with the announcement, Francis Jacob, President & Head of RPS Consulting Pvt Ltd, said, “This recognition underscores the dedication to developing a skilled cybersecurity workforce, a crucial need in today's rapidly evolving and prone to cyber threat landscape. As the talent needs of GCCs evolve rapidly, RPS Consulting is actively helping organisations stay ahead by providing them with the necessary resources and training.”

“The dedication and expertise of our teams have empowered countless individuals with the skills and training needed to face cyber threats effectively. We are grateful to the EC-Council for this honor and remain passionate about fostering a future where cybersecurity professionals are equipped to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. We share this award with our valued clients, partners, and employees who have been instrumental in our success,” said Hari Shankar, VP - Alliances & Partnerships, RPS Consulting Pvt Ltd.

ABOUT RPS Consulting

RPS Consulting, an NIIT Limited subsidiary is an enterprise learning services company that has been aiding sectors like banking, telecom, manufacturing, BFSI and over 280+ customers including large Global Captive Centers (GCC’s) and Global System Integrators (GSI’s). The company’s learning solutions range across various IT skills from multi cloud, infrastructure, application modernization, cyber security, and people & practice etc. Headquartered in Bangalore, RPS Consulting has over 17+ years, in providing Certified IT trainings to enterprises across India and the globe. They have a 1200+ strong pool of instructors with varied competencies, who impart workforce training but ensure that teams are also project ready or job ready. While focused on customer needs, the company brings value to enterprises by using a combination of strategic partnerships, experienced subject matter experts and trainers, and highly adaptable delivery methodologies.

For more information on RPS Consulting IT learning solutions and certifications visit


EC-Council invented the Certified Ethical Hacker. Founded in 2001 in response to 9/11, EC-Council's mission is to provide the training and certifications apprentice and experienced cybersecurity professionals need to keep corporations, government agencies and others who employ them safe from attack.

Best known for its Certified Ethical Hacker program, EC-Council today offers 200 different pieces of training, certificates, and degrees in everything from Computer Forensic Investigation and Security Analysis to Threat Intelligence and Information Security. An ISO/IEC 17024 Accredited Organization recognized under the U.S. Defense Department Directive 8140/8570 and many other authoritative cybersecurity bodies worldwide, the company has certified over 350,000 professionals across the globe. Trusted by seven of the Fortune 10, half of the Fortune 100, and the intelligence communities of 150 nations, EC-Council is the gold standard in cybersecurity education and certification.

A truly global organization with a driving belief in bringing diversity, equity, and inclusion to the modern cybersecurity workforce, EC-Council maintains 11 offices in the US, the UK, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. The company can be reached online at


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About NIIT

NIIT is a leading Global Talent Development Corporation that is building a manpower pool for global industry requirements. The company, which was set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, today ranks among the world’s leading training companies owing to its vast, yet comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint across 30 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions.