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Privacy is power in the world of technology. As the global economy turns to Internet-based computing for virtually every operation, the mounting need to minimize cyber threats to safeguard our data has reached a critical point. As demand for the industry grows exponentially, with not enough educated or skilled professionals to fill positions, there are several reasons why investing in a cyber security course is worth the value today.

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Programs in Cyber Security (7 to 12 months)

Become a Cyber Security expert by specialising in application security, data secrecy, cryptography and network security.

PG Certification in Cyber Security
PG Certification in Cyber Security | 7 months
Become a Cyber Security expert by specializing in application security, data secrecy, cryptography, network security.
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Duration
7 Months
Hours of Learning
300+
No of Case Studies
PGD in SD with Cyber Security
PGD in SD with Cyber Security | 12 months
Become a Cyber Security expert by specialising in application security, data secrecy, cryptography and network security.
Program Level
Duration
12 Months
Hours of Learning
300+
No of Case Studies
7
Why Learn Cyber Security?
Why Learn Cyber Security?
In the year 2020, when automation, social media, artificial intelligence, and algorithms are paving the way to the future and shaping global employment patterns, it is safe to say that earning a degree in cyber security has never been more relevant.
With increasing awareness and concern surrounding cyber attacks in the 21st century, online privacy protection is becoming one of the most sought after and well-paid industries. Today, a privacy breach can destabilize governments, crash private organizations, and defraud individuals’ personal data alike.
With security breach systems evolving in their sophistication daily, the demand for cyber security professionals has hit an all-time high as the industry struggles to meet the overwhelming demand for employment.
Due to this shortage, cyber security professionals are among the highest-paid in the technology sector, and career opportunities in the field are ever-expanding and practically limitless.
How to Become a Cyber Security Expert?
How to Become a Cyber Security Expert?
Ideal educational qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks.
  • No coding experience required
  • Engineers, Marketing Professionals, Software & IT Professionals can do Data Science programs
Cyberspace has indeed increased the prospects of becoming a self-taught expert in virtually anything. If one has the aptitude for it, employers often prefer employees with some degree of formal education in the field when it comes to careers in cyber security. Some employers may accept an associate’s degree or a few years of work experience when starting. However, a degree significantly strengthens the prospects of being hired at a top-tier firm with the added managerial skills. For those wondering if they meet the criteria to apply to a cyber security program, the minimum qualifications are:
Who must do Cyber Security Course?
  • IT and Technology Professionals
  • Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies
  • Data Professionals
  • Java & Other Coding Professionals
  • Testing Professionals
Top Skills You Will Learn:
  • Application Security
  • Data Secrecy
  • Cryptography
  • Network Security
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Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT-Bangalore. IIIT-Bangalore is a deemed university by UGC, AICTE approved & in the Top 70 Engineering Universities as per NIRF Rankings.

  • Build a strong network for life with opportunities to connect to Cyber Security Industry experts & your experienced fellow learners
  • Gain theoretical knowledge & practical understanding with this cutting-edge curriculum
  • Learn multiple tools & languages to stand apart to gain a foothold in the Cyber Security industry
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Learn from India’s leading Cyber Security faculty and industry leaders.

Cyber Security Career Options
Cyber Security Career Options
Once you are a certified cyber security specialist, organizations across various industries, from the government to the private sector, become viable career options. The job market for skilled cyber security professionals is skyrocketing and estimated to keep rising. A report by NASSCOM says that India alone would need 1 million cyber security professionals by 2020 [Economic Times].
An Associates’ degree in Cyber Security would secure an entry-level cyber security technician’s role, or the same can be used as a precursor to a three-year bachelor’s degree.
A Bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security qualifies for employment as a cyber security analyst, information security analyst, or computer security analyst.
A Master’s degree in Cyber Security is formulated to equip students with the most sophisticated techniques such as digital forensics, cryptography, and biometrics. Postgraduate students generally go on to be recruited as security application programmers, penetration and vulnerability testers, cybersecurity managers, or cybersecurity consultants, among others.
Cyber Security Salaries
Cyber Security Salaries
Cyber security jobs are among the most highly compensated in the technology sector. As per Indeed, 70% of IT Security Specialists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area. Companies are willing to pay as much as 1.5 to 4 crores for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) in India. According to a PWC report, 80% of companies now have a CISO on the management team. Remunerations for Cyber Security Analysts and Cyber Security Engineers globally are generally known to meet higher standards than other technology careers.
The average salary for a Cyber Security Analyst is Rs. 5,17,511 in India as per Glassdoor.
The average entry-level Cyber Security Engineer earns Rs. 6,43,582 in India as per Payscale
The average mid-level Cyber Security Engineer earns Rs. 1,145,752 in India [Payscale]
The average base salary for an IT Security Specialist is Rs. 7,99,186 in India [Indeed]
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