• Next Cohort starts 7 Mar, 2023
  • Program Duration 6 months
  • Learning Format Online Bootcamp

World’s #1 Online Bootcamp

9/10 of our learners achieve their learning objectives after successful course completion*

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Why Join this Program

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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Our Placement Stats

Maximum salary hike

150%

Average salary hike

70%

Hiring partners

2900+

Our Alumni In Top Companies

Cyber Security Course Overview

Learn comprehensive techniques such as securing your data, risk analysis and mitigation, cloud-based security, and compliance with Simplilearn’s cyber security course in San Francisco. The cyber security course in San Francisco 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, San Francisco
     course learners from Wells Fargo, San Francisco
     course learners from Tata Consultancy Services, San Francisco
     course learners from Ernst & Young, San Francisco
     course learners from Amazon, San Francisco
     course learners from Infosys, San Francisco
     course learners from IBM, San Francisco
     course learners from Accenture, San Francisco
     course learners from Barclays, San Francisco
     course learners from JP Morgan Chase, San Francisco
     course learners from Microsoft, San Francisco
     course learners from Vodafone, San Francisco

Learner Reviews

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
  • Paypal

$ 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

      7 Mar, 2023

      08:30 CST

    • Regular Classes

      20 Mar, 2023 - 31 Aug, 2023

      09:30 - 12:30 CDT

      Weekday (Mon - Thu)

Other Cohorts

    • 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)

    • 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)

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Cyber Security Course FAQs

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

    For admission to this Cyber Security Course in San Francisco, 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 San Francisco?

    The admission process for this cyber security certification in San Francisco 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 Training in San Francisco?

    As a part of this Cyber Security Course in San Francisco, 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 San Francisco?

    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 San Francisco?

    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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco?

    Cyber security certifications in San Francisco 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 San Francisco?

    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 San Francisco 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 analyst in San Francisco?

    Generally, a cyber security analyst earns $90,000 per year in San Francisco. The chances of getting a higher salary go up if you also complete your cyber security course in San Francisco.  
     

  • What are the major companies hiring for a cyber security analyst in San Francisco?

    Every major company needs to have its security systems to be at their very best. Otherwise, it could end up in the wrong hands and damage their business. So, companies like DocuSign and Wish look for candidates who have completed a cyber security course in San Francisco.
     

  • What are the major industries in San Francisco?

    The IT & Software industry has a major presence in San Francisco. Some of the top companies from this industry have their base in the city. Apart from that, those who have undergone cyber security training in San Francisco can also look for opportunities in the digital media space and in the life sciences industry.

  • Why is cyber security training important in San Francisco?

    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.

  • What are the prerequisites for taking this Cyber Security Course in San Francisco?

    This Cyber Security Certification involves no prerequisites. Basic programming skills are recommended but not mandatory. 

  • What are the top roles and responsibilities of a Cyber Security Expert in San Francisco?

    The primary responsibility of a cyber security expert is to strengthen the defenses of an organization against cyberattacks. They monitor computer systems and networks to identify vulnerabilities and loopholes and take the necessary corrective measures. They also perform regular audits to ensure that the security practices are compliant. Our Cyber Security training imparts you all the skills to handle such responsibilities on the job.  

  • What are the Benefits of taking this Cyber Security Course in San Francisco?

    Simplilearn’s Cyber Security course offers a number of unique features that you will not find in other courses available online. The course features modules from MIT SCC and EC-Council and gives you a comprehensive understanding of all the cyber security concepts. With case studies, industry projects, and a capstone project, you will enhance your practical knowledge and understand what it takes to be a cyber security expert.

  • Which is the best online cyber security training course in San Francisco?

    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.

  • What certificate will I receive after completion of Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security Certification in San Francisco?

    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 are the top job titles in the field of cyber security in San Francisco?

    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
       

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

    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 in San Francisco?

    The top companies hiring cyber security professionals are:

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

Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security, San Francisco

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