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PGD/MTech/MS in Cybersecurity

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Duration

PG Diploma – 1 Year
MTech – 2 Years
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Course Start

Early Bird Offer: 14th Jan 2019
Last Date to Apply: 23rd March 2019
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Eligibility

2+ Years of Experience in IT Domain
Min 50% in any UG Program
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Fees

PGDM – INR 350,000
MBA – INR 450,000

REVA Academy for Corporate Excellence, REVA University, IBM and AforeCybersec Technology Pvt. Ltd, a premier service provider in cybersecurity solutions jointly offer a one year/ two-year PGD/MTech in Cybersecurity program for fast-rising working professionals integrating next-generation tools, technologies, simulators, global industry certifications and much more.

Global Information Security Workforce Study (GISWS) conducted by (ISC)2 has predicted that the world will face a shortfall of 1.8 million cybersecurity workers by 2022. More than 209,000 cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. are unfilled, and postings are up 74% over the past five years (Steve Morgan, Cybersecurity ventures). India emerges as the third most vulnerable country in terms of risk of cyber threats, such as malware, spam, and ransomware. The impetus of this program is to cater to this rising demands for highly skilled cybersecurity professionals for the global market.

Events

Expert Address

Cybersecurity in the Digital World Shridhar Govardhan
Chief Information Security Officer
Shridhar Govardhan Wipro Limited

AforeCybersec is a ISO 27001:2018 certified organization in to the business of providing managed security services. Its services are enabled on security and threat intelligence layers and aligned to meaningful business contexts.

Aforecybersec has a state of the art Incident response and advisory platform, specialized offerings for Industrial Control Systems, capable of handling IT and OT environments along with robust visualization and analytical capabilities with 24/7 services to monitor, detect, investigate and prevent potential security risks for its customers.

Security Innovation is a pioneer in software security and trusted advisor to its clients. Since 2002, organizations have relied on Security Innovation assessment and training solutions to make the use of software systems safer in the most challenging environments – including Web applications, IoT devices, and the cloud. The company’s flagship product, CMD+CTRL Cyber Range, is the industry’s only authentic environment to build the skills teams need to protect the enterprise where it is most vulnerable – at the software layer. Security Innovation is privately held and headquartered in Wilmington, MA USA.

Data Security Council of India (DSCI), is a not-for-profit, industry body on data protection in India, setup by NASSCOM®, committed to making the cyberspace safe, secure and trusted by establishing best practices, standards and initiatives in cyber security and privacy. To further its objectives, DSCI engages with governments and their agencies, regulators, industry sectors, industry associations and think tanks for policy advocacy, thought leadership, capacity building and outreach activities.

To strengthen thought leadership in cyber security and privacy, DSCI develops best practices and frameworks, publishes studies, surveys and papers. It builds capacity in security, privacy and cyber forensics through training and certification program for professionals and law enforcement agencies and engages stakeholders through various outreach initiatives including events, awards, chapters, consultations and membership programs. DSCI also endeavours to increase India’s share in the global security product and services market through global trade development initiatives. These aim to strengthen the security and privacy culture in India.


This is a 100% outcome driven / skill based program designed for working professionals to enhance their career in mid and senior positions in security-related areas. Hence, the program is completely practical and lab-based using either proprietary or open software used in the Cybersecurity market today.

Exclusive Cyber Range as Simulator:

Cyber Range is an infrastructure deployed to reproduce a real infrastructure – like a test lab – in order to train your team(s) to defend against cyber-attacks scenarios. The participants will get access to this virtual environment on cyber warfare scenarios throughout the program. A Cyber Range is composed of 4 teams:

Security Operations Centre (SOC)

The participants of the program will get to work with a live Security Operations Center (SOC), providing real-time experience in detecting, analysing and responding to cybersecurity incidents using a combination of technology solutions and a strong set of processes.

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At the end of the program the participants will be able to:

  • Identify and assess security risk, perform risk analysis and uncover potential vulnerabilities
  • Protect the enterprise IT assets and develop policies and procedures
  • Monitor and detect threats
  • Establish a robust response plan
  • Recover, restore and prevent future attacks

The participants will get access to 24 /7 support through a Learning Management system (LMS) which will provide pre-class readings, in-class resources, recorded videos of contact sessions and various other module related contents. Module assessments will be continuous and will include, in-class projects, end-module projects, presentations, and simulations.

The program office will constantly monitor each of the participants’ progression and help them in identifying the areas of improvements and arrange customized training if required. Each participant will get an industry mentor whose role is to help the participants to improve their learning and placement opportunities. The program office will also help in career guidance, resume building and lateral placements.


program structure
Trimester I
  • Information Security and Cybersecurity.
  • Threat Landscape.
  • Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing (VAPT)
  • Cyber-Attack Scenarios
Trimester III
  • Incident Response Processes.
  • Incident Response Management : Tools, Techniques, SOC.
  • Incident Detection Scenarios.
  • Remediation and Reporting.
  • Security Analytics.
Trimester IV (Track : Security Analytics)
  • Threat Hunting and Descriptive Analytics
  • Predictive Analytics in Cybersecurity.
  • Machine Learning Applications in Cybersecurity.
Trimester II
  • Incident Management.
  • Security Intelligence Analyst with IBM QRadar SIEM.
  • Working with QRadar.
  • SIEM Scenarios
Trimester IV (Track : Cybersecurity)
  • Cybersecurity Frameworks.
  • Working with SOC.
  • SOC Management – Investigation and Analysis.
Trimester V & VI
  • Capstone Projects

Mastery Badge Certification in Security Intelligence Analyst with QRadar

IBM QRadar SIEM provides deep visibility into the network, user and application activity. It provides collection, normalization, correlation, and secure storage of events, flows, asset profiles and vulnerabilities. QRadar SIEM classifies suspected attacks and policy violations as offenses. Extensive lab exercises are provided to allow participants an insight into the routine work of an IT Security Analyst operating on IBM QRadar SIEM platform.

Based on successful completion of the program, the participants will receive a Mastery level Digital Badge from IBM which is a cross-industry global recognition of technical skills as a Security Analyst.

NASSCOM DSCI Certification

“Security Analyst” Certification from NASSCOM DSCI is integrated into the program, which is a widely recognized industry certification. The certification will provide the participants the following skills:

  • Coordinate responses to information security incidents
  • Contribute to managing information security
  • Install and configure information security devices
  • Contribute to information security audits etc.

Sandeep Vijayaraghavan K

Founder, Director, and CEO ,AforeCybersec


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Ram Kumar G

CISM, CRISC, CEH, CPISI, BCCE


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Vikas Raina

CTO, Chief of Strategy, AforeCybersec


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Aditya Jain

Manager, PwC India


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Ramya Rai
Learning & Development Lead
Apollo Hospitals
Manjunath D
HR Manager
Xorient Systems
Marina Alex
DGM HR
Grameen Koota
Mamatha Prabu
Senior HR Manager
Wuerth Electricals

REVA Academy for Corporate Excellence (RACE) program participants work for leading organizations and after successful complication of the courses, students attract various career enhancing prospects including lateral placements, promotions, salary hikes and transformation into professions in data science, analytics, cybersecurity and other emerging technology domains.

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