• Next Cohort starts: 11 Apr, 2023Limited no. of seats available
  • Program Duration: 6 monthsAt 5-10 hours/week
  • Online BootcampLearning Format

Why Join this Program

IIIT Bangalore Advantage

IIIT Bangalore Advantage

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

Virtual Internship - NPCI

Virtual Internship - NPCI

Obtain a Virtual Internship certificate and gain experience via a remote internship.

Integrated Labs

Integrated Labs

Practice 30+ demos and multiple projects on integrated labs

Career Mentorship

Career Mentorship

Enhance your resume and prepare for interview with valuable insights from industry experts

Program Overview

This Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity will help you develop expertise in defensive cybersecurity, application security, malware analysis, ethical hacking, etc. In partnership with IIIT Bangalore and NPCI, the CyberSecurity program provides you with a deep understanding needed to spot the opportunities for disruption in the cybersecurity industry.


  • Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity completion certificate from IIIT Bangalore
  • Validate your learning with a Transcript from IIIT Bangalore
  • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI
  • Masterclasses from top faculty of IIIT Bangalore
  • Lifetime access to self-paced videos
  • Build skills to get job ready and advance your career
  • 8+ hands-on projects aligned to various industry verticals
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • Simplilearn's JobAssist helps you get noticed by top hiring companies

Post Graduate Program Advantage

The Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity provides comprehensive education, leveraging IIIT Bangalore's academic excellence, NPCI's high expertise in secure retail and digital payments, and Simplilearn's unique teaching pedagogy.

Collaborating with IIIT Bangalore:

The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore, popularly known as IIIT Bangalore, was established in 1999 with a vision to contribute to the IT world by focusing on education and research, entrepreneurship and innovation.

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Upon completion of this program, you will receive:
  • IIIT Bangalore Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity certificate
  • Masterclasses from the top IIIT Bangalore faculty
  • IIIT Bangalore Program Transcript
Program Completion Certificate in Tirupati

Collaborating with NPCI:

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), is an umbrella organization for operating retail payments and settlement systems and creating a robust Payment & Settlement Infrastructure in India. Their product portfolio include UPI, RuPay Payment System, IMPS, NETC- FASTag, NACH and much more. 

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Upon completion, you will receive:
  • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI
  • Masterclasses from NPCI Experts
Virtual Internship Certificate in Tirupati

Simplilearn JobAssist Program

JobAssist is an India specific partnership with IIMJobs.com supporting certified learners looking for a new career.

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  • IIMJobs Pro Membership for 6 months
  • Resume assistance and career mentoring
  • Interview preparation and career fairs

Program Details

Learn and practice the concepts with multiple project labs to stand out as an industry-ready Cybersecurity Professional. This cyber security course in India starts with fundamental skills before moving on to advanced cybersecurity technologies.


  • Get started with the Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity in collaboration with IIIT Bangalore and NPCI. Explore everything about this unique program covering advanced concepts of cybersecurity 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 virtual internship will give you an opportunity to implement the skills you learned throughout this cyber security certification program in India.

  • 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.

  • Gain advanced technical skills and knowledge to design, manage and secure data, applications and infrastructure in the cloud using best practices, policies and procedures.

  • Learn about the frameworks that govern the cybersecurity domain and about the compliances that professionals need to follow in this field.


  • Ethical Hacking
  • Penetration Testing
  • Defensive Cybersecurity
  • Cryptography
  • Ransomware Analysis
  • Malware Analysis
  • Enterprise Security
  • Network Concepts
  • Threat Hunting
  • Application Security


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Virtual Internship

  • 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 Advisor

  • 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.


Learner's 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, Tirupati
    Cyber Security course learners from Wells Fargo, Tirupati
    Cyber Security course learners from Tata Consultancy Services, Tirupati
    Cyber Security course learners from Ernst & Young, Tirupati
    Cyber Security course learners from Amazon, Tirupati
    Cyber Security course learners from Infosys, Tirupati
    Cyber Security course learners from IBM, Tirupati
    Cyber Security course learners from Accenture, Tirupati
    Cyber Security course learners from Barclays, Tirupati
    Cyber Security course learners from JP Morgan Chase, Tirupati
    Cyber Security course learners from Microsoft, Tirupati

Learner Reviews

  • Aakash Raymond Datt

    Aakash Raymond Datt

    Cybersecurity Security Analyst, Delhi

    I had an incredible learning experience with Simplilearn, and the course helped boost my career. My company promoted me from Cybersecurity Analyst Level -1 to Cybersecurity Analyst Level -2 with a 40% salary hike.

  • Dr. Boopathy Duraisamy

    Dr. Boopathy Duraisamy


    My upskilling journey with Simplilearn was incredible. I liked the Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity with IIT Bangalore for its flexible learning options of both live and recorded lectures. The concepts were all well explained.

  • Achyut Venkatesan

    Achyut Venkatesan

    Senior Audit Manager - Information Cyber Security Services, Chennai

    I had a terrific learning experience with Simplilearn. The instructors were very knowledgeable and experienced. The NCPI master classes were amazing. The curriculum was comprehensive and solid, and the entire team was accommodating and helpful.

  • Chaitanya Swarup A

    Chaitanya Swarup A

    Technical Consultant, Bangalore

    The Post Graduate Program in Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity course with Simplilearn helped me to acquire skills and knowledge in Cyber security. My primary reason for upskilling myself was to upgrade myself with the current technological and tools advancements, and the course definitely fulfilled the cause.

  • Hemalata Hiremath

    Hemalata Hiremath

    Digital Forensic Investigator, Bangalore

    I am happy with the course curriculum; the instructor is highly experienced and knowledgeable. Thank you, Simplilearn!


Industry Trends

The global cyber security market size stood at USD 112.01 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 345 billion by 2026.

  • Cyber Security Industry Growth

    12.6% CAGR

    during the forecast period of 2020-2027

    37% Job Growth

    estimated for Security roles by 2022

    Cyber Security Annual Salary
    Source: Glassdoor
    Cyber Security Professional Hiring Companies
    Wells Fargo
    American Express
    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


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


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


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 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

(Incl. taxes)

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  • Complete this Cyber Security program while you work
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Course Completion Certificate from IIIT Bangalore
  • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI
  • Active recruiters include: Amazon, CISCO, Microsoft and more

Program Cohorts



Got questions regarding upcoming cohort dates?


  • What is the JobAssist program?

    Simplilearn’s JobAssist program is an India-specific offering in collaboration with IIMJobs.com to help you land your dream job. With the JobAssist program, we offer extended support for certified learners looking for a job change or starting their first job. Upon completing this advanced certification program, you will be eligible to apply for JobAssist, and your details will be shared with IIMJobs. As a part of this program, IIMJobs will offer the following exclusive programs:

    • IIMJobs pro-membership for six months

    • Resume-building assistance 

    • Career mentoring 

    • Interview preparation 

    • Career fairs

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

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

    • 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 Cybersecurity?

    The admissions process for this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity 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 pg 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 Cybersecurity?

    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. For more details, please refer to our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section.

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

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

    • Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity completion certificate from IIIT B

    • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI

    • 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)

  • What certificate will I receive?

    Upon completion of this Cybersecurity certification program in India, you will be awarded an Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity by IIIT Bangalore and virtual internship certification by NPCI. You will also receive industry-recognized certifications from Simplilearn for the courses included in the learning path.

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

    As soon as you make the payment for the program fee’s first installment, you will gain access to a preparatory course. You are expected to go through the assigned cyber security course in India before attending your first class. The course will have eight to ten hours of self-paced learning content in the form of videos.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage with you to ensure adherence to the course path and enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

  • Who are the instructors for this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity 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 am not able to access the online Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity. Who can help me?

    If you are not able to 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.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support guarantee?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls through our dedicated team, and provide on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completing your Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment in this Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity, 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.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the program?

    Post Graduate Programs 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.

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