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  • Program Duration 6 months
  • Learning Format Online Bootcamp

Why Join this Program

IIIT Bangalore Advantage

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

IBM’s Industry Expertise

Get Access to the IBM Portal and earn industry-recognized IBM course certificates.

Gen AI with Cybersecurity

Live online classes on new cutting-edge GenAI, threat intelligence, and advanced defense strategies

Hands-on Experience

Work on Multiple hands-on projects across industry verticals in integrated labs.


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Fast-track Your Career

After completing the course, Simplilearn learners have made successful career transitions, boosted career growth, and got salary hikes.

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Career Growth Stories

  • I had a fantastic learning experience with Simplilearn, and the course helped boost my career. I was promoted from Cybersecurity Analyst Level -1 to Cybersecurity Analyst Level -2 with a 40% salary hike. 

    - Aakash Raymond
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Program Overview

This Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity, in collaboration with IIIT Bangalore and IBM, will equip you with the skills to transform your organization’s cybersecurity strategy. You will learn comprehensive approaches to cryptography, API security, encryption, network security, malware analysis, penetration testing, and more.

Key Features

  • Program completion certificate from IIIT Bangalore (Digital & Physical)
  • Validate your learning with a Transcript from IIIT Bangalore
  • Attend Masterclasses from top faculty of IIIT Bangalore
  • Empower your cybersecurity learning with generative AI
  • Access to the IBM Learning Portal
  • Masterclass conducted by an ex-NPCI expert
  • Industry-recognized IBM certifications for IBM courses
  • Engage in capstone projects in 4 domains
  • Simplilearn's JobAssist helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
  • Experiential learning via multiple real-life innovation projects and capstones
  • Earn an industry-recognized Simplilearn certificate after completing each module
  • Empower your cybersecurity learning with generative AI

Post Graduate Program Advantage

Boost your resume and showcase skills in ethical hacking, defensive cybersecurity, malware analysis, enterprise security, and other cutting-edge cybersecurity technologies. Earn an IBM certificate to become a globally recognized specialist.

  • Program Completion Certificate

    Collaborating with IIIT Bangalore:

    • IIIT Bangalore will issue your program certificate directly within 90 days of program completion
    • Masterclasses from the top IIIT Bangalore faculty
    • IIIT Bangalore Program Transcript
  • IBM Certificate

    IBM Collaboration:

    • Access to the IBM Learning Portal
    • Earn an official course completion certificate from IBM

Program Details

Learn and practice the latest concepts with multiple project labs to stand out as an industry-ready cybersecurity professional. This cybersecurity course in India 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 IBM. Explore everything about this unique program covering advanced cybersecurity concepts 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 of the finer nuances of advanced hacking concepts, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessment.

  • This module lets you apply cybersecurity skills learned in the program. Solve real-world challenges through projects, practice industry problems, and showcase your abilities to employers.

  • 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.

  • Attend online interactive masterclasses conducted by former NPCI expert and learn the practical application of acquired skills in Cybersecurity

  • In this IBM module, you will understand TCP/IP and OSI models, DNS, DHCP, switching, routing, IP addressing, NAT, packet sniffing, and database vulnerabilities like SQL injection.

  • In this IBM module, you will learn about pen testing tools for identifying security weaknesses, incident response techniques for effective handling of security incidents, the importance of digital forensics in investigations, and automation for increased efficiency and customization in cybersecurity operations.

  • Explore generative AI's critical role in cybersecurity, covering threat intelligence, report summarion, playbooks, and its impact on combating phishing, malware, misinformation, and deepfakes. Gain insights into cutting-edge strategies for cyber defense and threat prediction.

  • Learn about the frameworks that govern the cybersecurity domain and about the compliances that 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
  • Prompt Engineering
  • Incident Management
  • Vulnerability Management

Tools Covered

Kali LinuxBurp SuiteWebGoatnmapCuckooMetasploit CybernessusOpenVASubuntuNoribenNew RelicVirus-totalShodanOpenJDKRanSimNikto

Capstone Projects

  • Project 1

    A day in the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 Advisors

  • 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.

  • 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 interest is in the interplay between the theory and the implementation aspects of cryptographic systems.


Career Support

Simplilearn JobAssist Program

Simplilearn Job Assist program is an India Specific Offering in partnership with IIMJobs.The Program offers extended support to certified learners to land their dream jobs.
IIMJobs Pro-Membership of 6 months for free

IIMJobs Pro-Membership of 6 months for free

Resume building assistance to create a powerful resume

Resume building assistance to create a powerful resume

Spotlight on IIMJobs for highlighting your profile to recruiters

Spotlight on IIMJobs for highlighting your profile to recruiters

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.

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between 2021 and 2029

Source: Fortune Business
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Market Growth by 2026

Source: Market Research
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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
    BFSI - 35%Fintech - 20%IT & Telecommunication - 18%Healthcare & Pharma - 15%Others - 12%
    Cyber Security course learners from Dell, Kolkata
    Cyber Security course learners from Wells Fargo, Kolkata
    Cyber Security course learners from Tata Consultancy Services, Kolkata
    Cyber Security course learners from Ernst & Young, Kolkata
    Cyber Security course learners from Amazon, Kolkata
    Cyber Security course learners from Infosys, Kolkata
    Cyber Security course learners from IBM, Kolkata
    Cyber Security course learners from Accenture, Kolkata
    Cyber Security course learners from Barclays, Kolkata
    Cyber Security course learners from JP Morgan Chase, Kolkata
    Cyber Security course learners from Microsoft, Kolkata

Alumni Reviews

The instructors were very knowledgeable and experienced. The master classes were terrific, and the curriculum was robust and comprehensive. Simplilearn was the only platform that could match my expectations. So, I chose to take the course from Simplilearn. I am applying my skills at my work now.

Achyut Venkatesan

Senior Audit ManagerStandard Chartered

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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.


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

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

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this program is ₹ 1,54,999 (Incl. taxes)

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.

Easy Financing Options

We have partnered with the following financing companies to provide competitive finance options at as low as 0% interest rates with no hidden cost.


Other Payment Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Internet
  • Credit/Debit

₹ 1,54,999

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Program Benefits

  • Complete this Cyber Security program while you work
  • Exposure to prompt engineering, ChatGPT, generative AI etc
  • Course Completion Certificate from IIIT Bangalore
  • Access to the IBM Learning Portal
  • Active recruiters include: Amazon, CISCO, Microsoft and more

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    The Cyber Security course in  Kolkata designed by Simplilearn in collaboration with the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB) is one of the best cyber security courses you can find in Kolkata. This 6-month online Bootcamp gives you an in-depth understanding of cyber security concepts along with relevant practical skills.

  • What are the fees for a cyber security course in Kolkata?

    Simplilearn’s Cybersecurity Certification training course, in partnership with IIITB, has an admission fee of INR 1,54,999. We also offer easy financing options for this course.

  • What is the eligibility for online cyber security in Kolkata?

    You can enroll in this  online cyber security course in Kolkata with minimum eligibility requirements, like:

    • Minimum of one-year work experience 
    • A bachelor’s degree with 50% marks or higher
    • Basic programming skills

  • Who can take Cyber Security Course in Kolkata?

    Anyone willing to establish their career in the field of cyber security can join this Cyber Security training program in Kolkata. It is suitable for ethical hackers, information security analysts, penetration testers, network security analysts, and more.

  • What makes Simplilearn the best cyber security training institute in Kolkata?

    Simplilearn is a well-known name in the edtech industry and boasts more than three million learners worldwide. With top-notch trainers, masterclasses from IIITB instructors, cutting-edge curriculum, capstone projects, and job assistance, you will have a rich learning experience when you enroll in our cyber security training program.

  • What are the available modes of study for cyber security training in Kolkata by Simplilearn?

     The available mode of study for cyber security training in Kolkata by Simplilearn, in collaboration with IIITB, is fully online.

  • Should I do an online course for cyber security, or should I go to a cyber security institute in Kolkata?

    Without attending a physical institution, it is feasible to get expertise in cybersecurity online and subsequently land jobs with major international tech companies with Simplilearn’s PGP in Cyber Security. It avoids the prohibitive costs of travel and other necessary physical infrastructure needed to deliver offline classes at an institution.

  • What is the Cyber security specialist's salary in Kolkata?

    According to Indeed, the average annual salary of a Cyber Security Specialist in Kolkata is ? 7.6 Lakhs. You can earn even higher when you enroll in our cyber security post-graduate program and gain job-ready skills.

  • How do I start a career in cybersecurity in Kolkata?

    You can attend a four-year graduate degree program in computer science or related fields to start a career in cyber security. Our cyber security training program in Kolkata, in collaboration with IIITB, can also prepare you for this career.

  • A degree in which stream is required for a Cybersecurity course in Kolkata?

    Despite the fact that cybersecurity employment typically favors those with computer science or programming degrees, you may become a cybersecurity expert with any bachelor's degree by pursuing Simplilearn’s Cyber security certification course in Kolkata.

  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Advanced Executive Program in Cyber Security?

    For admission to this Cyber security course in India, candidates must have:

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

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

    The admissions process for this Advanced Executive Program in Cyber Security 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 for this program in cyber security 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 Cyber Security?

    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. Please refer to our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section for more details.

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

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

    • Advanced Executive Program in Cyber Security completion certificate from IIIT B
    • Industry-recognized IBM certificates for IBM courses
    • 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)

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

    As soon as you pay the program fee’s first installment, you will gain access to a preparatory course. You are expected to complete the assigned course before attending your first class. The course will consist of eight to ten hours of self-paced learning content in the form of videos.

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

    We have highly qualified instructors who are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience for this PG in Cyber Security. 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 cannot access the online Advanced Executive Program in Cyber Security. Who can help me?

    If you cannot access our cyber security course in India, 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.

  • Can I get a refund if I want to cancel my enrollment in this Advanced Executive Program in Cyber Security?

    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.

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