PG Diploma in Software Development
Specialisation in Cyber Security

Become a Cyber Security expert by specialising in application security, data secrecy, cryptography and network security.
Start your Cyber Security journey at Rs. 11,667 per month*.

  • 1000+
    Students Enrolled
  • Online
    Format
  • Feb 27, 2021
    Start Date
  • 13 Months
    Recommended 12-15 hrs/week
  • 300+
    Hiring Partners
  • EMI options
    Starting at Rs. 11,667*
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Fees
  • Reviews

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Placement Assurance or Money Back
  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • 4months Executive Certification in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • 7+ Case Studies and Projects
  • 6 Programming Languages & Tools
  • upGrad 360° Career Support - job fairs, mock interviews etc.
  • Dedicated Student Success Mentor
  • Software Career Transition Bootcamp for non-tech & new coders

Security culture can achieve more than prohibition posture. - Stephane Nappo, Global Chief Information Security Officer, OVHcloud

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Application Security, Data Secrecy, Cryptography, Network Security and much more
  • Job Opportunities
    Cyber Security Expert, Cyber Security Engineer , Software Developer,Cybersecurity Analyst, Application Security Engineer, Network Security Engineer.
  • Who is this course for?
    IT and Technology Professionals, Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies, Tech Support Engineers and Admins.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks. No coding experience is required.
Syllabus

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Post Graduate Diploma from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT Bangalore

  • Earn Diploma from IIIT B & join the global pool of accomplished Alumni & Industry Experts.
  • Receive hands on exposure to industry relevant case studies and assignments.
  • Future proof your career with upGrad's - Placement Assurance or Money Back.
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Instructors

Learn from India’s leading Cyber Security faculty and industry leaders.

Syllabus

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Preparatory Course
    • 2 weeks
  • Toolkit for Experiential Learning
    • 3 Weeks
  • Experiential Learning
    • 4 weeks
  • OOD + Software Engineering
    • 4 weeks
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • 8 weeks
  • Career Transition Bootcamp (Optional)
    • 8 Weeks
  • Pre-requisites
    • 2 Weeks
  • Information Security and Applied Cryptography
    • 8 weeks
  • Network Security in Ethical Hacking
    • 6 weeks
  • Application Security in Ethical Hacking and Advanced Concepts in Cyber Security
    • 8 weeks
  • Capstone Project
    • 4 weeks
  • 400+
    Hours of Content
  • 7+
    Case Study and Projects
  • 10+
    Live Sessions
  • 6
    Tools and Softwares
Disclaimer
  • upGrad reserves the right to modify, amend or change the structure of module delivery & the curriculum, after due consensus with the University partner

Industry Projects

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries.

  • Engage in collaborative projects and learn from peers
  • Mentoring by industry experts to learn and apply better
  • Personalised subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
    Benefits with upGrad
    Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Cyber Security.
    • Learning Support
      Industry Mentors
      • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
      • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedbacks on improvement
      Student Success Mentors
      • A dedicated Success Mentors is allocated to each student so as to ensure consistent progress
      • Success Mentors are your single points of contact for all your non-academic queries
    • Q&A Forum
      • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers
      • 100% Expert-verified responses to ensure quality learning
      Expert Feedback
      • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
      • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
    • upGrad BaseCamp
      • Fun-packed, informative and career-building workshops
      • Sessions by industry professionals and professors
      • Group activities with your peers and alumni
      Industry Networking
      • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
      • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors

    Career Transition Bootcamp

  • Learn skills to help you transition to Software Development roles (SD1, SD2, SD3, Senior Software Engineer, Senior Software Developer)

  • Personalized content basis your level of knowledge

  • 1:1 Mentorship Sessions with Industry Experts

  • Additional Employability Tests

  • Exhaustive list of Interview Questions curated from Top Companies such as Amazon, Google & Microsoft

  • Relevant for preliminary rounds of interview in Tech Companies

  • Get Data Structures & Algorithm Bootcamp Completion Certificate from upGrad

  • Career Transition Bootcamp

    Career Impact

    Learn more about successful career transitions in the
    Career Transition Handbook
    66%
    Average Salary Hike
    51LPA
    Highest Salary
    400+
    Career Transitions
    300+
    Hiring Partners
    Career Counselling
    The upGrad Career Support Team helps counsel you towards taking up the right career path
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    Resume Feedback
    Obtain specific, personalised inputs on your resume structure and content
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    Interview Preparation
    Receive one-on-one mock interviews conducted by industry mentors and detailed feedback after the interview
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    Job Assistance
    upGrad partners with 300+ recruiting partners and matches your profile with the opportunities.
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    Program Fee
    Starting at Rs 11,667/month*
    Program Price INR 2,25,000 (incl. taxes). No cost EMI options available.
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      Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

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      • Program for working professionals, without disturbing their personal or professional life.
      • Exclusive content access in Certification in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
      • Placement Assurance or get your money back.
      • An exclusive student mentor to monitor and guide you throughout the learning phase.
      • Learn from world class faculty with a blend of strong academics, rich industry experience & extensive foreign exposure.
      • Hiring opportunities from Uber, Microsoft, PwC, Genpact and more
      • upGrad 360 degree career support in terms of job fairs, resume building, career mentors, mock interviews etc.
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