Our Security Courses Duration and Fees

Security certification courses range from a few weeks to several months, with fees varying based on program and institution.

Program NameDurationFees
Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security

Cohort Starts: 20 Jun, 2024

6 Months$ 3,000
Caltech Cybersecurity Bootcamp

Cohort Starts: 15 Jul, 2024

6 Months$ 8,000

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Security Course Advisors

  • Dr. V. Sridhar

    Dr. V. Sridhar

    Faculty In-Charge, Continuing Professional Education, IIIT Bangalore

    Dr. V. Sridhar has taught at many institutions across the world. He has received funding from different national and international sources for his research projects, recent ones being from Facebook. He has also been a member of Government of India committees on Telecom and IT.

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  • Nickolai Zeldovich

    Nickolai Zeldovich

    Professor, MIT

    Nickolai Zeldovich is a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, and a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He has also been involved with several start-up companies, including MokaFive, PreVeil, and Algorand. 

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  • Rick Hefner

    Rick Hefner

    Caltech CTME, Executive Director

    Dr. Rick Hefner serves as the Executive Director for Caltech’s CTME, where he develops customized training programs for technology-driven organizations. He has over 40 years of experience in systems development and has served in academic, industrial, and research positions. 

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Security Course Learner's Reviews

  • Sal Celly

    Sal Celly

    Technology, Sales & Consulting Leader

    I had a great learning experience with Simplilearn. The course content is relevant and the delivery is high-quality. The PGP in Cyber Security course helped me tremendously in gaining both theoretical & practical knowledge and I’m leading a bigger team now.

  • Phillip A. Jenkins

    Phillip A. Jenkins

    Security Analyst Architect

    The Simplilearn platform, learning, management system, and digital campus were simple to navigate and the program provided resources and study materials to successfully pass my exam. I now believe in lifelong learning and upskilling.

  • Peter Bartow

    Peter Bartow

    Sr Project Manager IT PMO

    I enjoyed taking the class with so many people from all over the world. The course was elaborate and easy to comprehend.

  • Carlos Arteaga

    Carlos Arteaga

    After completing the course, I could crack my dream internship as a Junior Cyber Security Analyst Intern at Chase, with a 25% increment in my income now.

  • Myles Howard II

    Myles Howard II

    The instructor chains together the learning topics very well. One subject leads to the next, and they are woven together comprehensively.

  • Prashantjeet Kamble

    Prashantjeet Kamble


    Enrolling in Simplilearn's Professional Certificate Program In Cybersecurity was an excellent decision. The course helped me in my career change. I was able to switch from the IT infra operations domain to the IT cybersecurity domain within my organization.

  • Aakash Raymond Datt

    Aakash Raymond Datt

    Cybersecurity Security Analyst

    I had an incredible learning experience with Simplilearn, and the course helped boost my career. After completing advanced executive program in cyber security, My company promoted me from Cybersecurity Analyst Level -1 to Cybersecurity Analyst Level -2 with a 40% salary hike.

  • Dr. Boopathy Duraisamy

    Dr. Boopathy Duraisamy

    Information and Cyber Security - Research Analyst

    My upskilling journey with Simplilearn was incredible. I liked the Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity with IIT Bangalore for its flexible learning options of both live and recorded lectures. The concepts were all well explained.

  • Chaitanya Swarup A

    Chaitanya Swarup A

    Technical Consultant

    The Post Graduate Program in Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity course with Simplilearn helped me to acquire skills and knowledge in cybersecurity. My primary reason for upskilling myself was to upgrade myself with the current technological and tool advancements, and the course fulfilled the cause.

  • Sujeeth Bosco

    Sujeeth Bosco

    Deputy Manager - Product Testing and Opticals Inspection

    pg in cyber security helped me improve my performance and got me a promotion with a salary increment of 12%. From an assistant manager, I was promoted to Deputy Manager and Group Lead. I was given new roles and responsibilities, and the management believed in my skills more than earlier.

  • Maurice Echu

    Maurice Echu

    Information Services Manager

    Simplilearn's certificate gave my career a significant boost. I could put the knowledge I gained through the program into practice in different projects. My overall income increased by 166%, and I got promoted to the position of Information Service Manager at Mercy Ships.

  • Walter Anderson

    Walter Anderson

    Our instructor provided excellent online classroom training using practical exercises and EC-Council content, as well as sharing his priceless personal knowledge and wisdom.

  • Chandrakant Khairnar

    Chandrakant Khairnar

    PGP in cyber security was up to the mark, solved my purpose of joining the course - a kick-starter to exam preparation, and getting the basics right.

  • Shajji Mohiuddin

    Shajji Mohiuddin

    Technical Sales Manager

    My experience with Simplilearn’s PGP in Cyber Security in collaboration with MIT was incredible. The concepts were explained very clearly. The blended learning approach allows us to learn in live classes and at our own pace. It is favorable for working professionals and offers a convenient way of growing their careers.

  • Hussein Ali Al -Assaad

    Hussein Ali Al -Assaad

    It was a great learning experience with Simplilearn. The trainers are extremely knowledgeable. The entire team is very helpful and flexible. I strongly recommend Simplilearn to my friends and family.


FAQs On Security Courses

  • What is a Network Security Course about?

    Network security is a course that teaches you everything about cybersecurity. The course provides security training that helps prevent computer systems from unauthorized penetration and access. Often, unauthorized penetration leads to the misuse of valuable data or any unpredictable and unwanted modification.

    In simple words, a network security course covers areas that teach you to tackle and prevent unethical hacking, viruses and malware, network attacks, or any similar type of threats that can lead to the stealth of data and identity. The course helps you acquire all the skills necessary to become a cybersecurity professional.

  • What are the different types of Network Security courses?

    Network security is a broad field, so there are different types of security courses that you can choose from:

    • Cybersecurity courses
    • Penetration testing courses
    • Ethical hacking
    • Application security
    • Internet and Email security course

  • What are the different types of Network Security Protection?

    The different types of network security protections that you must be aware of as a professional are:

    • Email security
    • Hyperscale Network Security
    • Wireless Security
    • Virtual Private Networks or VPN
    • Data Loss Prevention or DLP
    • Cloud Network Security
    • Intrusion Prevention Systems
    • Firewalls and Sandboxing

  • Who should opt for Network Security courses?

    Anyone willing to establish a career in the field of cybersecurity should opt for a network security course. Anyone willing to work as a security network engineer, system engineer, or ethical hacker can easily fulfill their dreams after completing their desired security programs.

    The field of cybersecurity is very lucrative and has high demands for professionals in various roles. The global market valuation of this industry is USD 162 billion; this also proves that the cybersecurity field has many scopes to get established and grow.

  • What does a Network Security Engineer do?

    The primary role of a network security engineer is to protect from all types of cyber threats and attacks and prevent the loss and misuse of valuable data. These professionals are responsible for detecting threat attempts, removing bugs and malware in systems, identifying underlying security risks, and preventing future threats and hack attempts. Therefore, network security engineers build a protective wall in systems to prevent potential security threats that can harm an organization.

  • What is the purpose of Network Security Training?

    The purpose of network security training is to introduce students to the fundamental concepts of network security, familiarize them with all the vital areas of cybersecurity, and adopt the skills necessary to become successful professionals. Such training courses enhance the knowledge and skills required to deal with real-world threatening situations.

    Other than providing in-depth information on cybersecurity, these training programs teach you how to avoid and detect cyber threats. You also develop advanced skills to build real-world solutions to hacking attacks.

  • Is ethical hacking a part of the Network Security course?

    Yes, ethical hacking is a vital part of cybersecurity, so you find it in a  security course. Ethical hacking is essential in cybersecurity because it helps detect threats, test systems, and restore lost data.

  • What type of skills are necessary for becoming a Network Security Expert?

    To become a successful network security expert, you must possess a list of skills that can define you as a professional. The industry usually seeks candidates who have acquired the following skill sets:

    • Programming knowledge
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Knowledge of advanced security tools
    • Ethical hacking skills
    • Applied technical skills

  • What skills do you learn in a Network Security course?

    Network security, or you better recognize it as cybersecurity, is a vast domain with plenty of learning and growing opportunities. If you are willing to establish a career in this domain, you must acquire a security certification, and a course focusing on network security can help you with gaining knowledge and skills. The types of skills you can usually expect to learn from a network security course are:

    • The clarity in network concepts
    • Penetration testing
    • Ethical hacking
    • Threat hunting
    • Malware analysis
    • Ransomware analysis
    • Familiarity with cryptography
    • Application security
    • Enterprise security
    • Dealing with web application threats
    • Vulnerability assessment
    • Building firewall and honeypot

  • What are the career options after completing a Network Security course?

    Finding out what career opportunities await after completing a network security certification course is essential. Network security is a lucrative industry with plenty of career scope, and after completing a professional course, you can expect to get placed in the following significant job roles:

    • Network Security Engineer
    • Ethical Hacker
    • Chief Information Security Officer
    • Cyber Security Analyst
    • Cybersecurity Engineer
    • IT Security Engineer/ Consultant
    • Security Systems Administrator
    • Security Architect
    • Penetration Tester
    • Application Security Engineer
    • Cloud Security Engineer
    • And Cryptologist

  • What is the expected salary after completing a Network Security Certification?

    Network security engineers and other professionals in similar positions are expected to have a high pay scale compared to other job positions in the mainstream engineering industry. The average salary of professionals working in a security engineer position is expected to be around $100,131 per year.

  • Why do organizations need Network Security?

    There are many important reasons why every organization needs network security, but among the list, the most significant reasons are:

    • Network security ensures the valuable data of an organization is protected
    • Reduced the risk of threats and attacks in the present and in the future
    • Keeping away malware and spyware from the system
    • Protecting client data
    • Several layers of security
    • Make sure the system network is not accessible to unauthorized parties

  • What is Cryptography in Security?

    An essential part of network security, cryptography, is the practice of using codes or algorithms to protect communications and vital information. This process enables only the person intended to read and understand the message, preventing the involvement of a third party. Cryptography aims to secure communications with the help of technology and maintain confidentiality.

  • Is Cybersecurity a difficult career?

    Some may consider cybersecurity complicated, but it is a good career choice. Cybersecurity is a lucrative career path with a lot of scope, and anyone with the desired skills and knowledge can succeed in this field.

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