This program is designed to provide the students with core concepts of Computer Science and Engineering with a specialization in Cyber Security.
These graduates attain the knowledge to safeguard the data stored in the cloud from hackers. Software companies and public sector industries are allocating considerable amount of budget to safeguard the data in view of the rising cybercrimes.
According to a report, there is a huge demand for ethical hackers because of frequent cyber attackers on big companies and banks. As you are aware, our state’s power distribution companies were hacked by Chinese hackers some time ago.
There are numerous opportunities for these graduates in the IT industry like ethical hackers, Cyber security managers, Cyber security engineers, Lead cyber security analysts, Crypto analysts, etc. They are employed in India by Google, Facebook, TCS, Accenture, Flipkart, Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe and other reputed IT companies. For fighting future cyber crimes, India requires about 1.5 million cyber security professionals. The market revenue will grow from 4.3 billion US$ to about 9 billion US$ within a couple of years.
Fresh graduates are offered around Rs.5 to 8 lakhs per annum in the industries mentioned above. Some top product-based companies pay a high amount to their employees around Rs.15 to 20 lakhs per annum.