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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.

Virtual Internship - NPCI

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

Integrated Labs

Practice 30+ demos and multiple projects on integrated labs

Career Mentorship

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


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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

Get the IIITB advantage to boost your resume and showcase real-world, industry-relevant skills in ethical hacking, penetration testing, defensive cybersecurity, cryptography, malware analysis, enterprise security, and more cutting-edge cybersecurity technologies. Also, earn a NPCI certificate to become a globally recognized cybersecurity specialist.

Key Features

  • Advanced Executive Program in Cybersecurity completion certificate from IIIT Bangalore
  • Validate your learning with a Transcript from IIIT Bangalore
  • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI
  • Attend 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
  • Live virtual classes led by industry experts, hands-on projects and integrated labs
  • Simplilearn's JobAssist helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
  • Live sessions on the latest AI trends, such as generative AI, prompt engineering, explainable AI, and more

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.

  • 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
  • Virtual Internship Certificate

    Collaborating with NPCI:

    • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI
    • Masterclasses from NPCI Experts

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.

Learning Path

  • 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.

  • Attend this live online immersive masterclass on Generative AI designed to empower participants with the knowledge and skills to harness its incredible potential. These cutting-edge masterclasses are conducted by industry experts and delve deep into the world of AI-powered creativity, helping you to understand various concepts & topics related to generative AI.

  • 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.

Skills Covered

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

Tools Covered

Kali LinuxBurp SuiteWebGoatnmapCuckooMetasploit CybernessusOpenVASubuntuNoribenNew RelicVirus-totalShodanOpenJDKRanSimNikto

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 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, 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

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

What other learners are saying

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

(Incl. taxes)

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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
  • Virtual Internship Certificate from NPCI
  • Active recruiters include: Amazon, CISCO, Microsoft and more

Program Cohorts

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  • 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 of 6 months for free

    • Resume building assistance to create a powerful resume

    •  Spotlight on IIMJobs for highlighting your profile to recruiters

  • 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)

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  • 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.

  • What are the benefits of this Generative AI Masterclass?

    These masterclasses are delivered in the form of live virtual sessions by experienced industry experts. This delves deep into the world of AI-powered creativity, helping you understand multiple concepts & topics related to generative AI such as effective prompt engineering, ethical considerations in GenAI and much more. 
    You will gain exposure to the world of Gen AI, some of its practical applications, some of the latest advancements in the field and much more - thus setting you apart from your competitors and helping you stay ahead in your career.

  • What is the salary after completion of advanced executive program in cybersecurity?

    After finishing an advanced executive program in cybersecurity, one's pay may differ according to sector, region, and experience. There is, however, excellent pay for advanced cybersecurity specialists. The salaries of Simplileanr's alumni have ranged from $90,000 to $150,000, depending on the situation.

  • Which course is best for cyber security?

    The best course for cybersecurity depends on individual goals and skill levels. Well-regarded options include certifications like Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and programs like a Master's in Cybersecurity. 

    You can check out the different cybersecurity courses offered by Simplilearn. However, note that choosing the best course should align with specific career objectives and interests in the cybersecurity field.

  • How do I become a cyber security executive?

    To become a cybersecurity executive, you must acquire a strong educational foundation, such as a degree in cybersecurity or a related field. Simplilearn’s advanced executive program in cybersecurity will help you gain practical experience in this field.  

    You can also check out the other relevant certifications like CISSP or CISM. Such certifications will help you demonstrate leadership and strategic skills and land decision-making executive positions within an organization. 

    Networking and staying updated on industry trends are also crucial for career progression

  • What is the Executive Programme in cyber security?

    The executive program in cybersecurity is a comprehensively designed industry-standard
    the cybersecurity training program offered by Simplilearn. This executive program in cybersecurity provides high-level insights into strategic cybersecurity management, leadership skills, and advanced technical knowledge.

  • What is the advanced certificate program in Cyber Security?

    The advanced cybersecurity certificate program offered by Simplilearn is a thorough training course that complies with industry certifications such as CompTIA Security+, CEH, and CISSP. It is intended to give students fundamental to advanced cybersecurity abilities. The program offers an industry-relevant curriculum, case studies, simulated exams, and lifelong access to class recordings. Learners can enroll in this program to explore careers like cyber security analyst and ethical hacker.

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