• Learning Format Self-Paced Learning

Why Join this Program

IIIT Bangalore Advantage

Ranked India's #1 Technical University (Private) as per the survey of India Today, 2021.

Virtual Internship - NPCI

Obtain a Virtual Internship certificate and gain experience via a remote internship.

Integrated Labs

Practice 30+ demos and multiple projects on integrated labs

Career Mentorship

Enhance your resume and prepare for interview with valuable insights from industry experts

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Program Overview

This Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity will help you develop expertise in defensive cybersecurity, application security, malware analysis, ethical hacking, etc. In partnership with IIIT Bangalore and NPCI, the CyberSecurity program provides you with a deep understanding needed to spot the opportunities for disruption in the cybersecurity industry.

Key Features

  • Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity completion certificate from IIIT Bangalore
  • Masterclasses from top faculty of IIIT Bangalore
  • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI
  • Learn by practicing 30+ demos and multiple projects on integrated labs
  • Lifetime access to self-paced videos
  • Validate your learning with Transcript from IIIT Bangalore
  • Build skills to get job ready and advance your career
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • 8+ hands-on projects aligned to various industry verticals

Post Graduate Program Advantage

The Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity provides comprehensive education, leveraging IIIT Bangalore's academic excellence, NPCI's high expertise in secure retail and digital payments, and Simplilearn's unique teaching pedagogy.

  • Program Completion Certificate

    Collaborating with IIIT Bangalore:

    • IIIT Bangalore Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity certificate
    • Masterclasses from the top IIIT Bangalore faculty
    • IIIT Bangalore Program Transcript
  • Virtual Internship Certificate

    Collaborating with NPCI:

    • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI
    • Masterclasses from NPCI Experts

Program Details

Learn and practice the concepts with multiple project labs to stand out as an industry-ready Cybersecurity Professional. This cybersecurity certification program starts with fundamental skills before moving on to advanced cybersecurity technologies.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity in collaboration with IIIT Bangalore and NPCI. Explore everything about this unique program covering advanced concepts of cybersecurity and kickstart your journey as a cybersecurity professional.

  • The Enterprise Infrastructure Security course will enable learners to gain knowledge and skills in a series of advanced and current concepts in cyber security, and related to enterprise and infrastructure security. After the completion of this module learners will have a comprehensive understanding of the NICE framework, security controls, networking concepts, traffic analysis, packet analyzers, sniffers, firewalls, SIEM, VLAN, VPN, identity and access management, and much more.

  • The Application and Web Application Security course will enable learners to gain knowledge and skills in OWASP tools and methodologies, insecure deserialization, clickjacking, black box, white box, fuzzing, symmetric/asymmetric cryptography, hashing, digital signatures, API security, patch management, and much more.

  • Malware, specifically ransomware, costs businesses more than $75 billion per year. These attacks continue to be a threat to the security of companies. In this module you will get an overview of how to detect, analyze, and protect yourself and your company from ransomware attacks.

  • This module provides you with the hands-on training required to master the techniques hackers use to penetrate network systems, helping you fortify your system against it. You will also gain an understanding about the finer nuances of advanced hacking concepts, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessment.

  • This virtual internship will give you an opportunity to implement the skills you learned throughout this cyber security certification program in India.

Electives:
  • Attend online interactive Masterclasses conducted by the faculty from IIIT Bangalore and get insights about advancements in Cyber Security and understand the essential skills needed to become an expert in this rapidly growing domain.

  • Gain advanced technical skills and knowledge to design, manage and secure data, applications and infrastructure in the cloud using best practices, policies and procedures.

  • Learn about the frameworks that govern the cybersecurity domain and about the compliances that the professionals need to follow in this field.

Skills Covered

  • Ethical Hacking
  • Penetration Testing
  • Defensive Cybersecurity
  • Cryptography
  • Ransomware Analysis
  • Malware Analysis
  • Enterprise Security
  • Network Concepts
  • Threat Hunting
  • Application Security

Tools Covered

Kali LinuxBurp SuiteWebGoatnmapCuckooMetasploit CybernessusOpenVASubuntuNoribenNew RelicVirus-totalShodanOpenJDKRanSimNikto

Virtual Internship

  • Project 1

    A day in life of a Security Analyst

    Review and update the organization’s password policy settings to comply with the latest security requirements.

  • Project 2

    A day in life of a Malware Analyst

    Provide security to the bank's assets by examining, identifying, and understanding malware, such as viruses, worms, bots, rootkits, ransomware, and Trojan horse

  • Project 3

    A day in life of a Network Consultant

    Provide security to the bank's assets by designing, integrating, and implementing complex network architecture solutions after reviewing the network security.

  • Project 4

    A day in life of a Penetration Tester

    Run a gray-box penetration test using the tools at your disposal to probe for vulnerabilities that hackers with nefarious intent might be able to exploit to gather secure data.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.

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Program Advisors and Trainers

Program 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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Program Trainers

  • Arun Piilai

    Arun Piilai

    16+ years of experience

    Sr DevSecOps Architect

  • Avinash Borse

    Avinash Borse

    16+ years of experience

    Director Information System Security:GOI

  • Gaurav Sharma

    Gaurav Sharma

    10+ years of experience

    Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

  • Saaz Rai

    Saaz Rai

    18+ years of experience

    Co-Founder

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Cybersecurity Industry Trend

The global cyber security market size stood at USD 112.01 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 345 billion by 2026.

Job Icon13.1 % CAGR

between 2021 and 2029

Source: Fortune Business
Job Icon$345 billion

Market Growth by 2026

Source: Market Research
Job Icon₹11-12 L

Average Annual Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Industry
    BFSI - 35%Fintech - 20%IT & Telecommunication - 18%Healthcare & Pharma - 15%Others - 12%
    Companies
    Dell
    Wells Fargo
    Tata Consultancy Services
    Ernst & Young
    Amazon
    Infosys
    IBM
    Accenture
    Barclays
    JP Morgan Chase
    Microsoft

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Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.

STEP 1

Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program

STEP 2

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application

STEP 3

Admission

Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity, candidates should have:

1 year of work experience
A bachelor's degree with an average of 50% or higher marks
Basic understanding of programming concepts

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Program Benefits

  • Complete this Cyber Security program while you work
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Course Completion Certificate from IIIT Bangalore
  • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI
  • Active recruiters include: Amazon, CISCO, Microsoft and more

FAQs

  • What are the eligibility criteria's for this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity?

    For admission to this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity, candidates:

    • Should have a bachelor's degree in any discipline with an average of 50% or higher marks

    • Prior work experience of 1 years or more

    • May have a non-programming background

  • What is the admissions process for this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity?

    The admissions process for this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity consists of three easy steps:

    • Interested candidates will need to apply by submitting the application form online

    • Candidates will be shortlisted by an admission panel based on the application submitted

    • Selected candidates will be awarded an offer of admission that they can accept by paying the program fee

  • Will financial aid be provided for this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity?

    To ensure money is not a limiting factor in learning, we offer various financing options to help make this cyber security certification in India financially manageable. For more details, please refer to our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section.

  • What should I expect from the Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity?

    As a part of this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity,  you will receive the following:

    • Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity completion certificate from IIIT B

    • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI

    • Masterclasses from top faculty of IIIT Bangalore

    • Lifetime access to self-paced videos & class recordings to refresh the concepts

    • Enrollment in Simplilearn's JobAssist (only for India)

  • What certificate will I receive?

    Upon completion of this Cybersecurity certification program in India, you will be awarded an Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity by IIIT Bangalore and virtual internship certification by NPCI. You will also receive industry-recognized certifications from Simplilearn for the courses included in the learning path.

  • Will any preparation material be provided as part of this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity to help me get started?

    As soon as you make the payment for the program fee’s first installment, you will gain access to a preparatory course. You are expected to go through the assigned cyber security course in India before attending your first class. The course will have eight to ten hours of self-paced learning content in the form of videos.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage with you to ensure adherence to the course path and enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

  • Who are the instructors for this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity and how are they selected?

    Our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them undergoes a rigorous selection process, including profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo evaluation before getting certified to train for us. Besides, we ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

  • I am not able to access the online Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website. Select the Live Chat link or contact Help & Support.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support guarantee?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls through our dedicated team, and provide on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completing your Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment in this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the program price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

     

    * Disclaimer

    All programs are offered on a non-credit basis and are not transferable to a degree.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the program?

    Post Graduate Program are certification programs and do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our PG programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

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