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M.Tech. in Cyber Security

Why take this course?

The need for studying cyber security as a formal degree program has seen an exponential advancement in the last decade. It is fueled by explosion in the use of Internet, extensive penetration of smartphones, increasing use of e-commerce, e-banking and the social media. Cyber Security plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of digital economy. Today Cyber Security has become an important enabler for broadening engine of a country’s development and economy. Hence, any attack or threat on cyber security influences the growth directly or indirectly.

What will I experience?

The M. Tech. program in Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Cyber Security (CyS) is designed to enable students to be with familiar with concepts, processes and technology in diverse areas of CyS.

Cyber Security (CyS) is the area of study involving technologies, processes, frameworks, conceptual models and practices designed to protect data, communication, devices (computers, phones, sensors etc.), programs and applications from attack, damage or threats.

It prepares students to obtain knowledge for new age career opportunities in cyber security and information assurance. The program consists of topical areas dealing with concepts of information security, risk assessment, policies, procedures, security controls and countermeasures, incidents response, architecture, security management and governance.

The core of Cyber Security has a horizontal impact on every aspect of Digital Information Age - Digital Economy, Cloud Computing, Mobile Communications, Internet of Things, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Analytics, Data Science, Quantum Computing etc.

What opportunities might it lead to?

While the opportunities and job openings in the cyber security field are many. Some of the market and career growth opportunities are listed below.

  • System Administrator
  • Network Security Professional
  • Web Security Tester
  • Information Security Analysts
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Eligibility

B.E/B.Tech in Electronics and Communication, Electrical and Electronics or Computer Science Engineering. M.Sc in Electronics.

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Study Campus

  • JGI Global Campus
  • School of Engineering & Technology
  • NH-209, Bangalore - Kanakapura Main Road
  • Jakkasandra Post, Kanakapura Taluk
  • Ramanagara District - 562 112
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Admissions Office

  • JGI Knowledge Campus
  • # 44/4, District Fund Road
  • Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
  • Bangalore - 5600 69
  • P +91 80 46650130
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Curriculum Structure & Teaching

I Semester
  • Information Security & Cryptography
  • Network Security Protocols
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Department Elective - 1
  • Cyber Security Incident Response Management
  • End Point Security Management
  • Introduction to OS Security
  • Security Architecture
  • Ethical Hacking Lab
  • Introduction to Security Analytics
  • Research Methodology
  • Mandatory Course - 1

II Semester
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Cloud Security
  • Application Security
  • Department Elective - 2
  • Mobile, Wireless and VOIP Security
  • Web Application Security Testing
  • Importance in E-Commerce
  • Department Elective - 3
  • IT Governance, Standards and Frameworks
  • Information Security Management Systems
  • Information Security Industry Standards
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Mini Project with Seminar
  • Mandatory Course - 2

III Semester
  • Latest Trends in Information Security
  • Department Elective - 4
  • IoT Security
  • Smart Grid Security for Industrial IoT
  • Securing Servers
  • Adaptive Security Architecture
  • Project Phase 1 / Internship

IV Semester
  • Project Work and Dissertation