This Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security is designed to equip you with the skills required to become an expert in the rapidly growing field of Cyber Security. This cyber security program aims to help you stay abreast of all the latest trends in cyber security as well.
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More than 1 million cyber security jobs will be available by 2023, but less than 400,000 cybersecurity professionals will be trained by then.
Needed to meet global Job ask145% Rise
Expected in the next 10 years23% growth
Have unfilled Cyber positions63% jobs
This Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security will help you learn comprehensive approaches to protecting your infrastructure and securing data, including risk analysis, mitigation, and compliance. You will get foundational to advanced skills through industry-leading cyber security certification courses that are part of the program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
As the senior security expert for Rockvale Hospital, you have been tasked to review the security posture of the organization and provide recommendations.
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.
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.
Unfilled Cybersecurity Roles Globally
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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 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
Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program
An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application
Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks
For admission to this Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security, candidates should have:
The admission fee for this cyber security certification program is $ 3,000
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For admission to this Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security, candidates:
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.
The admission process for this cyber security certification program consists of three simple steps:
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.
Though an added advantage, coding experience is not necessary to take this cyber security course.
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.
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 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.
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.
As a part of this Post Graduate Program, you will receive the following:
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All programs are offered on a non-credit basis and are not transferable to a degree.
Cyber security includes both the technologies and processes used to protect digital devices and networks from digital attacks, hacking attempts, and unauthorized access.
If you want to learn the fundamentals of cybersecurity, it is recommended that you start with the below course:
Once you are done with the introductory cyber security courses, you may want to explore these advanced courses:
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.
The top job titles in the field of cyber security are:
The following career path is recommended for cyber security aspirants:
Once you are done with these steps, you can become an effective cyber security professional.
The average salary of cyber security professionals is around $92,600.
The top five industries hiring cyber security professionals are:
The top companies hiring cyber security professionals are:
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.
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 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.
Cyber security certifications 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.
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.
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;
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;
The five major principles of cyber security include — confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability, and auditability.
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:
Simplilearn also provides intermediate- and advanced-level cyber security bootcamps for more experienced IT professionals.
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:
Cyber Security is a broad field and encompasses a number of promising career opportunities. Some of the popular job roles include security analyst, ethical hacker, security architect, IT auditor, computer forensic analyst, and cyber security manager. Simplilearn’s cyber security certification can give you all the skills necessary to become eligible for all these roles.
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.
Simplilearn’s PG program covers the following cyber security courses:
Yes, we recommend you follow the courses as mentioned in the learning path of our cyber security training as the content builds on the knowledge gained in previous modules.
Some of the important topics included in our cyber security certification are:
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.
This Cyber Security Certification involves no prerequisites. Basic programming skills are recommended but not mandatory.
Cyber Security experts have bright salary prospects owing to their high demand. The earning potential increases further if you have a cyber security certification on your portfolio. Here is the average annual salary of information security managers across major countries (Source: Glassdoor).
According to Burning Glass Technologies, the growth in cyber security job postings is three times higher than in the overall IT industry. Moreover, cyber security engineers make it to the list of the highest-paid and most recruited IT roles in recent years. The Global Information Security Network Study has predicted nearly 2 million open cybersecurity jobs by 2022. So, now is the right time to enroll in our Cyber Security certification and enter this promising career field.
No, coding experience is not compulsory for enrolling in our Cyber Security course. Basic programming skills, however, help you grasp the concepts quickly.
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.