PG in Cyber Security - SACE

Why study cyber security?

With the advent of digitalization (think smartphones, IoT) cyber-attacks have increased exponentially. The industry urgently requires talented cyber security professionals. (As per the Gartner’s report 2.93 million cybersecurity jobs will be created by 2022.)

SSN SACE’s full-time 6-month program in cyber security addresses the three aspects of the cybersecurity ecosystem — people, processes, and technology, with special emphasis on governance and compliance. It is delivered in collaboration with leading industry partners.

What skills the industry wants today?

Ability to focus on and secure a platform, operating system, or application development

Ability to protect information assets from network-based attacks

Analysis of how an attack happened, the payload a malware is carrying, understanding anomalies, and the ability to identify unexpected patterns

Program learning outcomes

Identifying vulnerabilities, including latest trends in cyber-attacks and prescribing relevant countermeasures
Developing critical thinking
Comparing various threat environments based on industry/domain
Using Linux as security platform
Assessing the Vulnerability of systems using appropriate penetration testing tools
Analyzing firewall/router configurations
Defending the network by employing relevant methodologies

Your Learning Curve

  1. Python Programming
  2. Shell Programming
  3. Computer Networks
  1. Cryptography and Security
  2. Security and Risk Management
  1. Asset Security
  2. Security Architecture and Engineering
  3. Information Privacy
  4. Communications and Network Security
  1. Identity and Access Management
  2. Security Assessment and Testing
  3. Security Operations
  4. Introduction to IoT and Cloud Security
  1. Certified Network Defender (EC-Council)*
  2. Machine Learning and Deep Learning for Cyber Security
  1. Certified Ethical Hacking (EC-Council) *
  2. Blockchain Development
  1. Internship and placement (1 month)
  2. Corporate internship and placement support (1 month)

Technologies you will master

Windows and Linux Servers

Enterprise Firewalls – Cisco, Checkpoint, Barracuda

Vulnerability Assessment Penetration Testing Tools

Web Application Vulnerability Scanners SEIM

Log Analysers

Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) Traffic Generators

Cybersecurity certifications

After completion of the course, with specific exam preparation, you can attempt the following certification exams

SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner
CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional
CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional
CCSK - Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge
CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor
CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker
CCSP - CISCO Certified Security Professional
CND - Certified Network Defender
CBA - Certified Blockchain Associate

Potential job roles

Penetration tester
Network security specialist
Ethical hacker
Security consultant
Site administrator and auditor
Security System Administrator
Security Engineer
Systems Security Officer
Security Auditor
Security Analyst
Security Operations Centre Analyst
Blockchain Developer

How We Designed This Program

We want you outside the classroom

As a professional certification course, our program is designed to get you industry-ready in 6 months. At its end, you will have the opportunities and confidence to move to the next stage of your life.

Residential campus to let you focus on learning

Our residential program offers world-class infrastructure at no extra charges – a spacious room at our international hostel with internet access – so you get an immersive experience of learning and upskilling, all in a scenic atmosphere of the widely popular SSN campus. Our library and 24x7 data science laboratory are there to satisfy your academic and exploratory needs.

Creative training to crack any HR interview

Let's take a step back and understand the interviewer and what matters most to them. Through an interactive training, you will understand how to creatively position yourself to crack any job interview.

Networking and profile optimization

The first thing most recruiters see before they agree to see you is your LinkedIn profile. So to deliver a great first impression, your profile needs to be optimized from header to footer. Our training has this covered.


SSN Alumni Status

Receive the prestigious SSN Alumni status and join thousands of distinguished professionals all over the world who still call SSN their home.

You will get lifelong access to our campus and regular newsletters containing job opportunities and invites to networking events.

Companies Who Want Students of SSN… Every Year

Make Sure You Learn from the Best

Because these 6 months are going to shape the rest of your career

Our highly qualified and dedicated faculty are supporting SSN’s mission of transformational education.

70% of SSN faculty holds doctoral degrees from reputed Indian and international universities.

Best Value for Your Investment

Program fee: INR 3,25,000 (inclusive of GST)

What it includes

ACCELERATED LEARNING
On-campus learning opportunities for upskilling and cross-skilling
Industry relevant case-studies and projects
Personalized mentorship by program faculty

PLACEMENT SUPPORT
Experience sharing by industry experts
Access to top recruiters in campus placement
Placement success training
INFRASTRUCTURE
Opportunity to work in Industry 4.0 laboratory
250-acre, Wi-Fi enabled, green campus
Excellent sports facilities

Still have queries?

Contact Us

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