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Why Join this Program

IIIT Bangalore Advantage

IIIT Bangalore Advantage

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

Virtual Internship - NPCI

Virtual Internship - NPCI

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

Integrated Labs

Integrated Labs

Practice 30+ demos and multiple projects on integrated labs

Career Mentorship

Career Mentorship

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

Program Overview

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


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

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.

Collaborating with IIIT Bangalore:

The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore, popularly known as IIIT Bangalore, was established in 1999 with a vision to contribute to the IT world by focusing on education and research, entrepreneurship and innovation.

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Upon completion of this program, you will receive:
  • IIIT Bangalore Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity certificate
  • Masterclasses from the top IIIT Bangalore faculty
  • IIIT Bangalore Program Transcript
Program Completion Certificate

Collaborating with NPCI:

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), is an umbrella organization for operating retail payments and settlement systems and creating a robust Payment & Settlement Infrastructure in India. Their product portfolio include UPI, RuPay Payment System, IMPS, NETC- FASTag, NACH and much more. 

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Upon completion, you will receive:
  • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI
  • Masterclasses from NPCI Experts
Virtual Internship Certificate

Program Details

Learn and practice the concepts with multiple project labs to stand out as an industry-ready Cybersecurity Professional.


  • Get started with the Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity in collaboration with IIIT Bangalore and NPCI. Explore everything about this unique program covering basic concepts of cybersecurity and kickstart your journey with introductory Cyber Security Courses in India.

  • 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.



  • Application Security
  • Threat Hunting
  • Defensive Cybersecurity
  • Cryptography
  • Application Security
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Enterprise Security
  • Network Concepts


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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.


Program Advisor

  • 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)

    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.


Learner's 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
    BFSI - 35%Fintech - 20%IT & Telecommunication - 18%Healthcare & Pharma - 15%Others - 12%
    Wells Fargo
    Tata Consultancy Services
    Ernst & Young
    JP Morgan Chase

Industry Trends

The global cyber security market size stood at USD 112.01 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 281.74 billion by 2027.

  • Cyber Security Industry Growth

    12.6% CAGR

    during the forecast period from 2020 to 2027

    37% Job Growth

    estimated for Security roles by 2022

    Cyber Security Professional Annual Salary
    Source: Glassdoor
    Cyber Security Professional Hiring Companies
    Wells Fargo
    Source: Indeed

Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Admission Details


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.

Submit Application

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

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application


Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks


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


We have a team of dedicated admissions counselors who are available to guide you as you apply to the program. They are available to:

  • Address questions related to your application
  • Provide guidance regarding financial aid (if required)
  • Help answer questions and understand the program
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  • 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


  • 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.

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