• Next Cohort starts: Nov 30, 2020Limited no. of seats available
  • Program Duration: 6 monthsAt 5-10 hours/week
  • Online BootcampLearning Format

Program Overview

This Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security in Orlando will help you learn comprehensive approaches to protecting your infrastructure and securing your data, including risk analysis and mitigation, cloud-based security, and compliance. Learn with live Masterclasses from MIT faculty, hands-on projects, and live classes from industry practitioners.

KEY FEATURES

  • Simplilearn Post Graduate Certificate
  • Masterclasses from MIT Faculty
  • Featuring Modules from MIT SCC and EC-Council
  • 150+ hours of Applied Learning
  • EC-Council learning kit
  • Industry case studies in cyber security
  • MIT SCC Professional Learning Community
  • Capstone project in 3 domains
  • 25+ hands-on projects

Post Graduate Program Advantage

This Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security is designed for those who want to enhance their technical and programming skills to handle security challenges and want a comprehensive understanding of the field. 

Outcomes of this Post Graduate Program

This Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security leverages MIT’s academic excellence in security by providing modules from MIT's Schwarzman College of Computing (MIT SCC) and EC-Council.

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Upon completion of this program, you will receive
  • Simplilearn Post Graduate Certificate
  • Individual course completion certificate from Simplilearn
  • Certified Ethical Hacker Certificate from EC-Council
  • Masterclasses from MIT faculty
  • MIT SCC Professional Learning Community
PGP in Cyber Security

Executive Program by MIT SCC & ECC

This Post Graduate Program also offers you an exclusive executive course: Cyber Security — Technology, Application, and Policy from MIT SCC. Along with this, you will learn to master advanced network packet analysis and system penetration testing techniques with EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH) course offered as a part of this program.
 

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Key Features of these modules:
  • Executive Program Certification from MIT SCC
  • CEH course certification from EC-Council
  • Assessment questions to test your knowledge
  • Industry case study in cyber security
  • 6 months free access to CEHv10 iLabs
MIT SCC and ECC Certification

Program 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 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
  • Mobile and Web Technologies
  • 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

MIT Cyber Security Masterclass

  • Srini Devadas

    Srini Devadas

    Professor, MIT CSAIL

    He is an Edwin Sibley Webster Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT CSAIL. His current research interests are primarily in applied cryptography, computer security, and computer architecture.

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Learner's 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
    BFSI - 35%IT & Telecommunication - 20%Health Care & Pharma - 18%Retail - 15%Others - 12%
    Companies
    Dell
    Wells Fargo
    Tata Consultancy Services
    Ernst & Young
    Amazon
    Dell
    Infosys
    IBM
    Accenture
    Barclays
    JP Morgan Chase
    Microsoft

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 Secuirty Industry Growth

    12.6% CAGR

    during the forecast period from 2020 to 2027

    37% Job Growth

    estimated for Security roles by 2022

    Cyber Security Specialist Annual Salary
    $50KMin
    $81KAverage
    $110KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Cyber Security Specialist Hiring Companies
    Dell
    Wells Fargo
    Oracle
    EY
    Amazon
    Microsoft
    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

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

Admission

Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES

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 COUNSELORS

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
Talk to our admissions counselors now!

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this cyber security certification program is $ 4,500

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 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

$ 4,500

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PROGRAM BENEFITS

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

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Welcome Class for PGP Cyber Security Program
  • Date: 30 Nov-30 Nov

    Time : 07:30 - 09:30 CST

    Class Type:Weekday (Mon - Mon)

PG CS - Design systems to secure applications, networks, & device
  • Date: 12 Dec-17 Jan

    Time : 08:00 - 12:00 CST

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG CS - Build a hacker mindset and defend against future attacks (From EC-Council)
  • Date: 30 Jan-28 Feb

    Time : 08:00 - 12:00 CST

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG CS - Design, engineer and manage the overall security posture of an organization
  • Date: 13 Mar-4 Apr

    Time : 08:00 - 12:00 CST

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG CS - Cyber Security Capstone Project
  • Date: 18 Apr-9 May

    Time : 08:30 - 10:30 CDT

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Got Questions regarding the Program dates?

FAQs

  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security in Orlando?

    For admission to this Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security in Orlando, 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 Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security in Orlando?

    The admission process for this cyber security certification in Orlando 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 Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security in Orlando?

    As a part of this Post Graduate Program in Orlando, 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 Post Graduate Program in Cyber Security in Orlando?

    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 Orlando?

    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 Orlando 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.

  • 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 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.

  • What is a Cyber security course?

    Cyber security is one of the fastest-growing career domains these days. Digital transformation has increased the risk of cyberattacks and companies need skilled cyber security professionals to deal with them. So, a cyber security course is a training program that teaches you the basics of cyber security so that you can start a career in this field. Moreover, it helps you prepare for the industry-recognized cyber security certifications that enhance your career prospects.

  • 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 coding required to take the cyber security course?

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

  • 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 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.

  • Why are certifications so important in the field of cybersecurity?

    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.

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

    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.

  • 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
       

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