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  • 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.

  • Professor Chandrashekar Ramanathan

    Professor Chandrashekar Ramanathan

    Professor & Dean (Academics), IIIT Bangalore

    Professor Chandrashekar Ramanathan has an extensive application software development experience spanning over 10 years in large multinational organizations. His current focus is in the area of information convergence, software engineering, application architectures, enterprise architecture.

  • Professor Srinivas Vivek

    Professor Srinivas Vivek

    Assistant Professor

    Professor Srinivas Vivek currently holds the Infosys Foundation Career Development Chair Professorship and is also a DST INSPIRE Faculty Fellow. His main research interests is in the interplay between the theory and the implementation aspects of cryptographic systems.

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FAQs

  • What is Cyber Security?

    Cybersecurity includes both the technologies and processes used to protect digital devices and networks from digital attacks, hacking attempts, and unauthorized access.

  • Which are the best foundation programs in cybersecurity for beginners?

    If you want to learn cybersecurity, it is recommended that you start with the below program:

  • Which are the best-advanced level programs in cybersecurity?

    Once you are done with the introductory cybersecurity programs, you may want to explore these advanced programs:

  • What does the cybersecurity job market look like?

    The cybersecurity job market is growing exponentially and isn’t expected to slow down any time soon. In fact, a study by Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that there will be more than 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs globally by 2021.

  • What are the top job titles in the field of cybersecurity?

    The top job titles in the field of cybersecurity are:

    • Information security analyst
    • Information security engineer
    • Network security engineer
    • Senior IT auditor
    • Information security manager
    • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
    • Security consultant

  • How do online courses help you learn cyber security?

    These days, online training providers feature live virtual classes that give a rich learning experience as good as physical classroom training. Cyber security online courses, like ours, involve a cutting-edge curriculum designed by industry leaders and cover all the important concepts like ethical hacking, security and risk management, network security, security assessment and testing, identity and access management, and so on. Upon completion of a course, you will gain proven skills that can be demonstrated in front of potential employers. 

  • How long does it take to get certified in cyber security?

    The time taken to get certified in cyber security depends on the course duration that you have enrolled in. Generally, cyber security online courses are 3 to 6 months long. If you complete the course on time, you will become a certified cyber security professional.

  • What kind of people are best suited for a career in cyber security?

    If you are eager to learn things and love solving problems in innovative ways, then a cyber security career is suitable for you. People who pay attention to details, have persistence and passion for pulling through, looking at things from different perspectives, and have a knack for technological advancements are also suited for a cyber security career.

  • What skills or experience do I need to already have before learning cyber security?

    When it comes to educational qualifications, it is recommended to have at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related fields. Prior knowledge of operating systems like Linux, network security concepts, programming, JavaScript, and SQL is also necessary to start with cyber security.

  • Which course is the best for cyber security?

    A number of training providers, along with established universities, now offer comprehensive cyber security programs online to help professionals gain work-ready skills in this field. Aspirants have their own learning needs, so any one course can’t be termed as the best for everyone. You can choose a course based on what exactly you want to learn, the syllabus, reviews, instructors, career assistance, key features, and so on. You can consider enrolling in Simplilearn’s cyber security programs as they offer cutting-edge curricula, experienced instructors, applied learning, and industry projects to give you a rich learning experience.

  • What is a cyber security course all about?

    A cyber security course basically covers video lectures to help students learn the basics of this subject and step into the promising field. They offer step-by-step guidance to learners and move from fundamentals to intermediate and advanced concepts so that the learners have a clear understanding of every cyber security concept. Apart from theoretical classes, there are case studies, hackathons, interactive quizzes, virtual labs, and industry-based projects to help learners become capable of landing a cyber security job.

  • How to join a cyber security course?

    You can enroll in Simplilearn’s cyber security courses through simple steps. Just select the right course and complete the payment to get access to the study materials. You can create an account on our Learning Management System (LMS) and start the course anytime.

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