Cyber Security COURSE

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Cyber Security

Cyber Security is a specialized field in Information Technology (IT) which is viewed as a sub stream in Computer Science. Cyber Security program intends to equip aspirants with the information and abilities needed to guard the PC networks, OS (operating systems), and information from any cyber-attacks.

This deals with the protection of any system from the virus, spam, tracking and stealing information through the web or internet. It is the study of digital damages and strings of personal and financial data.

In today’s date the Cyber Security experts are in great demand. As there is a increment in cybercrimes consistently, pursuing a career in Cyber Security is worth doing. Cyber Security professionals or experts are needed worldwide in large numbers.

Cyber Security Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria you must fulfill to get admission in Cyber Security Program. The aspirants can check all the required eligibility criteria for the cyber-security course which are given in the list below:

For B.Tech/ B.E/ B.Sc

  • You must have cleared class 12th or equivalent examination with PCM as the main subject from the recognized board with at least 60% minimum marks.
  • Applicants should be obtained an acceptable rank and marks in JEE mains entrance examination to get admission form B.Tech/B.E.

For M.Tech/ M.E

  • You must have done graduation in B.Tech/B.E course or any other equivalent technical examination degree with at least 55% marks
  • The applicant’s graduation must be completed from the recognized university/college
  • Candidates must have scored the acceptable rank and marks in the GATE entrance examination

For UG & PG Diploma

  • You can do diploma through both UG and PG Level.
  • You must have done graduation or post graduation to pursue the diploma courses.

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Cyber Security Courses Subjects

Module 1 – Introduction

  • Overview of the course
  • Economics of information goods
  • Brief history of the field: why study cybersecurity as an economics problem
  • Security engineering for economists
  • Economics for engineers

Module 2 – Measuring Cyber Security

  • How to measure cybersecurity?
  • Data collection and processing
  • Metric in practice
  • Case study: security metrics for botnet mitigation by ISPs

Module 3 – Security Investment & Management

  • Security strategies
  • Optimal information security investment
  • Risk management
  • Operational security management

Module 4 – Market Failures & Policies

  • Public Goods
  • Externalities
  • Information asymmetries

Module 5 – Policy Interventions to Correct Market Failures

  • Ex-ante safety regulation/ex-post liability
  • Information disclosure (trust seals, certifications
  • Indirect Intermediary Liability

Module 6 – Case study: cooperation and information sharing

  • Phishing takedown
  • The role of intermediaries

Module 7 – The Human Factor

  • Introduction to behavioural economics
  • The heuristics and biases tradition
  • Applying behavioural economics: consumer behaviour and deception
  • The behavioural economics of privacy
  • Security economics and policy

Skills Required for Cyber Security

In general, for getting admission in Cyber Security program, the following skills are required:

  • Intrusion Detection
  • Malware Analysis & Reversing
  • Programming
  • Black-Hat thinker
  • Risk Analysis & Mitigation
  • Cloud Security
  • Security Analysis

Cyber Security Job Profiles

Chief Information Security Officer Security Software Developer
Security Auditor Security Architect
Penetration Testes Security Engineer
Security Manager Forensic Expert
Vulnerability Accessor Security Analyst
Cryptographer Security Code Auditor
Security Administration Security Specialist
Security Consultant Network security
Incident Responder Application security

Top Companies Hiring Cyber Security

  • Apple
  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Patient First
  • Lockheed Martin
  • General Motors
  • Capital One
  • Cisco
  • Intel
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Boeing

Popular Cyber Security Colleges in India

  1. Amity University Noida
  2. Lovely Professional University
  3. K L University
  4. University of Calicut
  5. Sharda University

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