• Next Cohort starts 23 Feb, 2023
  • Program Duration 6 months
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MIT SCC Academic Excellence

Attend live masterclasses delivered by distinguished faculty from MIT SCC 

EC Council

Get access to the learning kit, exam voucher, and module exclusively from EC Council

MIT CSAIL Community

Be a part of the MIT CSAIL Professional Programs community and interact with your peers

Industry Case Study

Four Industry Case Studies covered by MIT professors

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Cyber Security Course Overview

Get work-ready skills in organizational data security, analysing risk and mitigating them, protecting cloud systems, and adhering to compliance rules in our cyber security course in Dallas. The cyber security course in Dallas also entails masterclasses from the MIT faculty and virtual projects that offer hands-on experience to students.

Key Features

  • Simplilearn Post Graduate Certificate
  • Masterclasses from MIT Faculty
  • Featuring Modules from MIT SCC and EC-Council
  • Industry case studies in cyber security
  • Access to CEH Pro Version
  • 25+ hands-on projects
  • Capstone project in 3 domains
  • MIT CSAIL Professional Programs Community
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts

Cyber Security Certification Course Advantage

This Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security includes Cyber Security - Technology, Application, and Policy from MIT SCC. The program leverages MIT’s academic excellence in Cyber Security and provides a comprehensive understanding of the field.

  • MIT SCC Certification

    PROGRAM BY MIT SCC

    • Module Certification from MIT SCC
    • Masterclasses from MIT faculty
    • 6 assessments from MIT
  • PGP in Cyber Security

    OUTCOMES OF THIS POST GRADUATE PROGRAM

    • EC Council Learning Kit and Exam Voucher
    • 6 months free access to CEH v12 iLabs
    • 24 Hacking challenges from EC Council

Cyber Security Certification Details

Fast track your career in the field of cyber security with this comprehensive curriculum covering the certification-aligned courses. This cyber security certification program begins with introductory-level skills and then progresses to advanced cyber security technologies.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security and explore everything about the program. Kickstart your journey with our preparatory cyber security courses: Introduction to Cyber Security, Linux Training, and CompTIA Network+.

  • This cyber security course is designed to help learners gain the necessary skills required to configure and install systems for secure applications, devices, and networks; perform threat analysis and respond with suitable mitigation techniques; and operate with an awareness of applicable regulations, policies, and laws. This course meets the curriculum of CompTIA Security+ and is compliant with the ISO 17024 standard.

  • This Cyber Security course provides hands-on online training to help you master the same skills that hackers use to infiltrate network systems and leverage them ethically to protect your own infrastructure. This comprehensive course targets 20 of the most popular security domains to provide a real-world, practical approach to essential security systems.

  • This cyber security course is aligned with CISSP, a globally-recognized certification for information technology security professionals. The course curriculum trains you in the industry’s latest best practices, which will help you clear the certification exam. The course helps you develop expertise in defining security architecture; and building, designing and maintaining a secure business environment for your organization using globally-approved information security standards.

  • This cyber security course is presented by 15 MIT expert researchers and will help participants learn state-of-the-art concepts in cyber security. The course aims to reduce the time from research to industry dissemination and expose the participants to some of the most recent ideas and techniques in cyber security.

  • This cyber security capstone project will give you an opportunity to implement the skills you learned throughout this program. Through dedicated mentoring sessions, you’ll learn how to solve a real-world, industry-aligned problem. This project is the final step in the learning path and will enable you to showcase your expertise in cyber security to future employers.

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

Skills Covered

  • Advanced Hacking Concepts
  • Network Packet Analysis
  • Ethical Hacking
  • IDS Firewalls and Honeypots
  • Security and Risk Management
  • Network Security
  • Software Development Security
  • Cryptography OSI and TCPIP Models
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Trojans Backdoors and Countermeasures
  • Mobile and Web Technologies

Industry Projects

  • Project 1

    Threat Modeling

    BigMart plans to provide a secure, uninterrupted, enhanced user experience to its customers and has contracted you to perform a threat modeling exercise for its online strategy.

  • Project 2

    Disaster and Business Continuity

    As the senior security expert for Rockvale Hospital, you have been tasked to review the security posture of the organization and provide recommendations.

  • Project 3

    Comprehensive Business Continuity

    As a cybersecurity expert for a bank you are required to complete tasks to implement a comprehensive business-continuity, backup, recovery, and archiving solution.

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

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Program Advisors

  • 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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Cybersecurity Industry Trend

The cybersecurity market was valued at USD $156.24 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.5% during 2021-2026.

Job Icon3.5 Million

Unfilled Cybersecurity Roles Globally

Source: CyberVentures
Job Icon700 K

Available Job Roles 

Source: CyberSeek
Job Icon$100 K

Average Annual Salary 

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This cyber security certification program caters to professionals from a variety of industries. The diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Industry
    IT & Telecommunication - 35%BFSI - 22%Automobile - 18%Health Care & Pharma - 13%Others - 12%
    Companies
     course learners from American Express, Dallas
     course learners from Wells Fargo, Dallas
     course learners from Tata Consultancy Services, Dallas
     course learners from Ernst & Young, Dallas
     course learners from Amazon, Dallas
     course learners from Infosys, Dallas
     course learners from IBM, Dallas
     course learners from Accenture, Dallas
     course learners from Barclays, Dallas
     course learners from JP Morgan Chase, Dallas
     course learners from Microsoft, Dallas
     course learners from Vodafone, Dallas

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Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of these simple steps. An offer of admission is made to the selected candidates. These candidates will accept the offer 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 Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security, candidates should have:

A bachelor's degree with an average of 50% or higher marks
May have a non-programming background
Are not required to have prior work experience

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this cyber security certification program is $ 3,000

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit, Affirm or ClimbCredit payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.

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Other Financing Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
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$ 3,000

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Program Benefits

  • Complete this Cyber Security program while you work
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • MIT CSAIL Professional Programs Community
  • Program Certification from Simplilearn
  • Active recruiters include:Amazon, CISCO, Microsoft and more

Program Cohorts

Next Cohort

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      23 Feb, 2023

      08:00 CST

    • Regular Classes

      11 Mar, 2023 - 31 Jul, 2023

      07:30 - 11:30 CST

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Other Cohorts

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      7 Mar, 2023

      08:30 CST

    • Regular Classes

      20 Mar, 2023 - 31 Aug, 2023

      09:30 - 12:30 CDT

      Weekday (Mon - Thu)

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      15 Mar, 2023

      09:00 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      1 Apr, 2023 - 31 Aug, 2023

      09:00 - 13:00 CDT

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

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Cyber Security Course FAQs

  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Cyber Security Course in Dallas?

    For admission to this Cyber Security Course in Dallas, candidates:

    • Should have a bachelor's degree in any discipline with an average of 50% or higher marks
    • May have a non-programming background 
    • Are not required to have prior work experience 
       

  • What is the admission process for this Cyber Security Training in Dallas?

    The admission process for this cyber security certification in Dallas consists of three simple steps:

    • All interested candidates are required to apply through the online application form
    • An admission panel will shortlist the candidates based on their application
    • An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and is accepted by the candidates by paying the program fee
       

  • What should I expect from the Cyber Security Course in Dallas?

    As a part of this Cyber Security Course in Dallas, you will receive the following:

    • Simplilearn Post Graduate Certificate
    • Individual course completion certificate for all the cyber security courses in learning path from Simplilearn
    • Executive Program Certification from MIT Schwarzman College of Computing
    • Certified Ethical Hacker Certificate from EC-Council
    • MIT SCC Professional Learning Community
       

  • How do I earn the certificate for this Cyber Security Course in Dallas?

    Upon completion of the minimum requirements for each cyber security course in the learning path, you will be eligible to receive the post graduate certification that will testify to your skills as an expert in cyber security.

  • Is there a demand for a cyber security course in Dallas?

    Data breaches are getting more severe and companies have no option but to invest in cyber security as early as possible. As such, they need skilled cyber security professionals to secure their systems and networks. This has led to an increase in demand for cyber security courses in Dallas in order to gain the required skills and knowledge. Professionals today are seeking these courses to stay ahead of the competition and improve their credibility in this field.

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

    Cyber security certifications in Dallas offered to vary in their duration and requirements for completion. This Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security with modules from MIT SCC and EC Council is a 6-month bootcamp program that provides you the skills you need to grab the top opportunities out there, immediately on completion. You are expected to spend 5-10 hours a week on this program to keep pace with the schedule and achieve a satisfactory level of understanding and competency in the concepts taught.

  • Why are certifications so important in the field of cyber security Course in Dallas?

    Cyber security as a domain focuses on adopting and implementing best practices laid out by top industry bodies like EC Council. A cyber security certification in Dallas like the ones that you receive with this Post Graduate Program in Cyber security with modules from MIT and EC Council attests to your expertise in these best practices and endorses your proficiency in implementing them.

  • What is the salary of a cyber security expert in Dallas?

    A cyber security expert in Dallas earns an average salary of 97,027 USD annually. The factors that positively reinforce an aspiring candidate to be hired are qualification in cyber security training in Dallas or from anywhere else, years of service in the same field and acquired skills. 

  • What are the major companies hiring for cyber security in Dallas?

    Dallas has skyrocketing prospects for AI and machine learning engineers. There are in fact many options to choose from. Some of these include Tayota, State Farm, JP Morgan Chase, AT&T, Southwest Airlines, Comerica Bank Tower, and many more. With cyber security training in Dallas, the opportunities in the said field are increasing.

  • What are the major industries in Dallas?

    Even though there are soaring opportunities in the IT industry after the fulfillment of a cyber security course in Dallas, there are many major industries in the city such as media; telecommunications; building design, construction, and furnishing; and many more.

  • How to become a cybersecurity expert in Dallas?

    Some of the key skills required to excel in the field of cyber security are learning the art of security architecture as well as security counselling. This makes it mandatory for the cyber security expert to have an in-depth knowledge about security analysis as well as its engineering.

  • How to find cyber security courses in Dallas?

    Even though there are many pioneering colleges and universities such as the University of Texas at Dallas and the University of Dallas, Purdue University in Dallas, also has excellent AI and machine learning courses.

  • Which is the best online cyber security training course?

    This Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security is your best option to learn all the cyber security skills that you will need to become a top expert in any industry.

    You can also opt for our individual courses to explore what career you might be interested in pursuing or to brush up your existing skill set and certifications by checking out our CEH v11, CISSP,  CompTIA Security+, CISA®, and CCSP courses.

  • Why is cyber security training important?

    Cybersecurity is one of the top concerns of businesses today in any industry. From securing data to anticipating cyber attacks and placing enterprise-wide safeguards to prevent them, employers around the world are increasingly looking for qualified cybersecurity professionals to join them. Individuals with the right cyber security training can today establish themselves as in-demand experts and grab the best job opportunities in any organization in the world.

  • Is coding required to take the cyber security course?

    Though an added advantage, coding experience is not necessary to take this cyber security course.

  • Is there any financial aid provided?

    To ensure money is not a barrier in the path of learning, we offer various financing options to help ensure that this program is financially manageable. Please refer to our “Admissions Fee and Financing” section for more details.
     

  • What are the objectives of a cyber security course?

    With a cutting-edge curriculum, this cyber security course helps you build a strong foundation of cyber security concepts — from the basics to advanced levels. You will learn about threat analysis, mitigation techniques, and ways to defend against cyberattacks by designing, engineering, and managing the overall security posture of an organization. Through real-world case studies, interactive quizzes, virtual labs, and industry projects, you will gain the practical skills you need to excel in this exploding field.

  • What certificate will I receive?

    Upon successful completion of this cyber security training program, you will be awarded a Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security Certification by Simplilearn, along with an industry-recognized certificate from Simplilearn for all of the courses on the learning path. Also, you would receive, executive program certification from MIT Schwarzman College of Computing and Certified Ethical Hacker Certificate from EC-Council 

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage students to assure they’re following the course path and to help enrich their learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.
     

  • Who are the instructors and how are they selected?

    Our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.
     

  • What is covered under the 24/7 support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email and calls. We have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your cyber security certification course.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment, 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.
     

  • What is Cyber Security?

    Cyber security 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 courses in cyber security for beginners?

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

  • Which are the best advanced level courses in cybersecurity?

    Once you are done with the introductory cyber security courses, you may want to explore these advanced courses:

  • What does the cyber security job market look like?

    The cyber security 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 cyber security jobs globally by 2021.

  • What are the top job titles in the field of cyber security?

    The top job titles in the field of cyber security are:

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

  • What is the average salary of a cyber security professional?

    The average salary of cyber security professionals is around $92,600.

  • Which are the top industries suitable for cyber security professionals?

    The top five industries hiring cyber security professionals are:

    • Information technology
    • Government
    • Banking and finance
    • Retail
    • Media and entertainment

  • Which are the top hiring companies for cyber security professionals?

    The top companies hiring cyber security professionals are:

    • IBM
    • Lockheed Martin Corp.
    • Facebook
    • Accenture
    • Cisco Systems
       

  • Is a cybersecurity certificate worth it?

    Yes. A certificate is in today’s professional world the most effective way for you to prove the possession of a skill. This is particularly true in cyber security and perhaps the only way for you to enter or advance in the domain. So, yes, a cyber security certificate is highly beneficial and part of most top job requirements in this field.

  • Is cybersecurity a good career?

    Cyber security is indeed one of the hottest job domains today. According to a study conducted by the Global Information Security Network Study, nearly 2 million open cybersecurity jobs will be created by 2022. Even when it comes to salaries, professions needing cyber security skills demand about 16 percent higher than similar non-security IT professions. So, yes, a cyber security career is a highly lucrative and in-demand one that is just in its nascency, and poised for exponential growth in the near future.

  • What kind of job can I get with a cybersecurity certificate?

    The Cyber security domain has seen drastic changes lately including the creation of newer job roles aligned with new business requirements and environmental changes. Some of the top job roles demanding cyber security skills include;

    • Cybersecurity Engineer
    • Penetration Tester
    • Malware Analyst
    • Computer Forensic Analyst
    • Security Architect
    • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

  • Which are some of the top online cybersecurity courses covered in this program?

    As part of this cyber security course, you will understand aspects of cyber security through multiple modules and gain certifications from Simplilearn, MIT Schwarzman College of Computing, and EC-Council. They include;

    • Design systems to secure applications, networks, & device
    • Build a hacker mindset and defend against future attacks (From EC-Council)
    • Design, engineer and manage the overall security posture of an organization
    • Cyber Security - Technology, Application, and Policy (From MIT SCC)
    • Simplilearn Post Graduate Certificate
    • Individual course completion certificate from Simplilearn
    • Certified Ethical Hacker Certificate from EC-Council
    • Executive Program Certification from MIT Schwarzman College of Computing
       

  • What are the five key principles of cyber security?

    The five major principles of cyber security include — confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability, and auditability.

  • What is a cyber security bootcamp?

    A cyber security bootcamp is a rigorous training program designed to help beginners acquire the necessary skills in the following areas related to cyber security:

    • Network and security administration
    • Principles of computer science
    • Penetration testing
    • Vulnerability assessments
    • Data security

    Simplilearn also provides intermediate- and advanced-level cyber security bootcamps for more experienced IT professionals.
     

  • Why choose this cyber security bootcamp?

    Cyber security bootcamps help learners develop relevant skills and knowledge to meet current industry demands, helping you to boost your professional career. Bootcamps are fast-track programs that enrich your knowledge in a short time span. The reasons why you should opt for a cyber security bootcamp include:

    • Bootcamps allow you the flexibility to learn full-time or part-time through in-person, online or self-paced mode.
    • They consist of a rigorous curriculum that focuses only on topics of key importance.
    • Through this cyber security bootcamp, you get the chance to pursue a course that is tailored to today’s top cyber security issues and trends.
    • Learners get the opportunity to become acquainted with the latest cyber security tools and techniques used globally.
    • You will gain practical knowledge and expertise through hands-on projects.
    • Throughout this course, you will prepare to qualify for the certification, and also receive assistance in your job search, resume building, and establishing connections with potential employers.
    • Bootcamps are highly-affordable, costing much less than a university degree while offering almost the same education.

Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security, Dallas

Located in the state of Texas, USA, Dallas is among the topmost populous cities in the country. As of 2020-2021, it has a population of nearly 7.5 million. The GDP of the said city was roughly estimated to be 512,509 million USD when last reported in the year 2018. 

Dallas city is the capital city of its county. The four neighbouring counties are Denton, Rockwall, Kaufman, and Collin. Dallas is known to have extreme weather conditions. It has characteristics of both humid subtropical as well as continental climates.

Dallas is commonly known as the “Big D” so that people can easily distinguish it from other cities that start with the letter D, such as Denver or Detroit. It was one of the initial states from north Texas to develop into a metropolitan city.

The skyline is hallmarked by twenty buildings that have been classified as skyscrapers. Additionally, Dallas has the trademark building known as the Bank of America Plaza. Other landmarks are from the modernist and postmodernist eras. 

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