Launch your career as a Cybersecurity specialist with the latest cutting-edge curriculum from upGrad in partnership with Purdue University, one of the top 10 U.S. public universities.
Source: The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2021
Recommended 10–15 hrs/week
Jun 30, 2022
Refer & Earn
Learn QRadar or Splunk, opening the door to more job opportunities
Built in crash course in Cloud (AWS) security
Hands-on experience in exploiting a web application through CTF events
Learn database security through our Capstone project
Learn how to choose the correct firewalls for an organization
Preparatory course on Python so that you can effortlessly carry out automations
Learn how to implement identity and access management using AWS Cognito
10+ programming tools and languages
Build your portfolio of projects on Github
24/7 student support
About the Program
Receive industry mentorship, dedicated career assistance, solve real business problems, and much more.
Program Advisor/Masterclass Faculty
Dr. Tae-Hoon Kim is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Technology at Purdue University. His current research interests are data driven simulation and decision making, AR development and application, and cybersecurity education.
Dedicated Career Assistance
Whether you are looking to advance in your current organization or make a career change, you'll have access to tools and counseling sessions to support the next step in your professional journey.
Immersive Learning Experience
Learn QRadar, Splunk and Cloud (AWS) security through hands-on industry projects, helping you stand out with hiring managers.
Top Skills You Will Learn
Programming Essentials [Python], Kali Linux, Scripting, Network Security, Web Application Security, Burp Suite, QRadar, Top Vulnerabilities, Symmetric and Asymmetric Cryptography, Cloud Security, CTF Events, Firewalls, SNORT
Who Is This Program For?
Entry-to-mid-level technical professionals, IT Professionals, Engineers, Analysts, Tech Support Professionals, Recent graduates wanting to kick-start a career in cybersecurity. Desirable Prior Experience Hands-on experience with any one programming language. You understand the basics of web development, computer networks and software development.
High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor's degree completion encouraged. You have a fundamental knowledge of computers and the internet. You are self-driven and highly motivated to learn. Learners are required to consistently meet deadlines and commit an effort of at least 12 hours per work. You can communicate fluently and professionally in written and spoken English. You have access to a computer with a broadband connection on which you’ll install professional cyber tools(Kali Linux, VM, Burp Suite etc). You are willing to contribute to the success of the program, including collaborating with fellow students and giving us feedback on how we can improve. You like solving challenging problems and you are not afraid of hit and trial methods.
Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects
Programming Languages and Tools Covered
Cybersecurity Certificate Program
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Learn from leading Cybersecurity faculty and industry leaders approved by Purdue.
Arun brings 20+ years of professional and academic experience in cybersecurity solutions and data integrity. He is the Principal at Trinity College.
A subject matter expert in information security compliance for financial services, Shashank is a specialist in cloud security and neural networks.
Chaitanya is an experienced cyber/information security consultant, skilled in SIEM, Checkpoint and Splunk.
Staff Security Engineer
Rohit served in security engineering roles with VISA and Walmart Labs. He is an author, presenter, holds two patents and is OSCP certified.
Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
Introduction to Python Programming
Scripting in Python
Introduction to Cybersecurity
OS Fundamentals and Security
Cryptography and Encryption
Cryptographic Key Management and Digital Signatures
Identity Access Management
Cyber Security Project
Internet & Networking Basics (Optional)
Introduction to Network Security and Spoofing
Secured Network System with Firewall
Packet Inspection and Attacks
SIEM Tool and Incident Response
Network Security Project
Introduction to Application Security
Web-Based Application and Associated Vulnerabilities
Cookies and Tracking
Data and Database Security
Phishing and Other Attacks on Identity
VAPT - Optional
Regulation, Compliance and Risk Management
Learn through real-life industry projects
Engage in collaborative projects with student–mentor interaction
Learn from expert mentors
Received personalized feedback to guide your progress
Implement Zero Trust Electronic Voting (ZTEV) system
Network Security Project
Break into a vulnerable server and retrieve the hidden data
Exploit Web Application
Exploit the given web application and carry out various attacks covered in ...
Solve multiple Capture The Flag (CTF) Events and various security problems l...
The upGrad Advantage
Personalized and dedicated support to help you master cybersecurity skills.