‘Cybersecurity Ventures’ projected that the cost of cyber-threats will rise to $6 trillion annually by 2021. It isn’t just the number of Cyber Security attacks that is increasing but the degree of these attacks is also on the rise. According to a PwC report, these attacks are “becoming progressively destructive and targeting a broadening array of information and attack vectors.” Both private and public sectors are relying on Cyber Security and Forensics professionals to keep personal and professional information safe. Cyber Security and Digital Forensics are two indispensable sides of the same coin where the former emphasizes on implementation of a robust system that defends an organization against cyber-attacks where the latter identifies the source of attack and tries to recover lost data. Increase in the prevalence of cybercrime attacks on business organizations, government infrastructures and individuals, has emphasized its requirement. Global Information Security Workforce Study reveals that the global Cyber Security workforce shortage would reach around 1.8 million unfilled positions. In lieu of same, The NorthCap University aims to equip students with the right set of skills to combat ever-increasing cyber-crimes. This specialization includes a perfect blend of practical skills and theoretical knowledge to enhance the value of graduate degree in terms of career advancement, higher income and increased job security.

Learning outcomes of this track:

By the end of this course, students will develop skills to:

  • Design cyber security tools and security applications in the field of Information technology and security analysis
  • Apply penetration testing to exploit and investigate vulnerable systems
  • Forensically investigate digital evidences to solve a computer crime
  • Carry out in-depth analysis of modern malware samples using Static and Dynamic analysis techniques
  • Perform Quantitative and Qualitative risk assessment on the identified risk

Career Options:

  • Web application security analyst
  • Cyber Forensic Investigator
  • Network security engineer
  • Technical Security Analyst
  • Information Security Consultant

Prospective Companies for B.Tech (CSE) (Cyber Security)

  • Symantec Corp.
  • Quick Heal Technologies
  • Microsoft
  • IBM
  • RSA
  • McAfee
  • AVG Technologies
  • Valency Networks
  • Alten Calsoft Labs
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • KPMG
  • Ernst & Young

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