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About Information Security

Information Security involves the processes followed to protect digital or non-digital information from unauthorised access, disruption, modification or destruction. Engineers protecting the information follow various strategies to ensure that the computers and the networks are secure. Following the incidents of security breach faced by big companies in recent times, Information Security is in great demand today. There is growing need for university programs to educate students about the importance of Information Security and various methods through which threats can be mitigated.

Market potential

  • Gartner estimates that the market worth for Information Security will be $ 170 billion by the year 2020
  • 1.8 million workforce shortage in cyber security by 2022 globally – Global Information Security Workforce Study 2017
  • Salaries of Information Security professionals at leadership levels has increased from 25-35% during 2017-18. – The Economic Times report
  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in Europe has stimulated Indian companies to better protect their databases leading to rising demand for cyber security professionals – The Tribune report

Why Our Programs?

Information Security is offered as a specialisation for undergraduate, postgraduate and integrated programs. Information Security courses are designed to build strong foundational knowledge in core subjects of Computer Science and Information Science along with advanced level knowledge in Information Security. The UG programs are 3 year and 4 year programs, while the PG programs can range from 2 years to 3 years. The integrated programs span for 5 years.

  • Curriculum designed as per current industry requirements
  • Program tailored to produce skilled and ready-to-deploy talent
  • Best-in-class faculty
  • Tech-enabled program delivery using tablet, PCs and learning management system
  • Emphasis on application-oriented learning
  • Reputed university with excellent campus and infrastructure
  • 100% placement support*

* Conditions apply

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Computing Environment
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Network Security Basics
  • Programming in Java
  • Database Management Systems
  • Cryptography Fundamentals
  • Principles of Virtualization
  • Information Security Fundamentals
  • Security Threats and Trends
  • Installation and Configuration of Server
  • Reasoning and Thinking
  • Ethical Hacking Fundamentals
  • Security in Wireless, VoIP and Mobile Apps
  • Linux Administration
  • Cyber Forensics and Investigation
  • Database Security
  • Virtualization and Cloud Security
  • IT Governance, Risk and Information Security Management

* Topics covered may vary based on courses

Universities Offering UG Programs

GD Goenka University, Gurugram
Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Sadhopur
Rathinam College of arts and science
Sharda University, Greater Noida

Universities Offering PG Programs

Ajeenkya D Y Patil University
Jain University, Bengaluru
RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
Ajeenkya DY Patil University,A P Goyal Shimla University,Assam down town University,Centurion University,Integral University,ITM University Raipur,ITM University Vadodara,Jagran LakeCity University,Jain University,Kaziranga University,Maharishi Markandeshwar University,Medi Caps University,OP Jindal University,Poornima University,Rama University,Sandip University,Sharda University,SPS University,Srinivas University,St Teresa College,Teerthanker Mahaveer University,ITM Business School Chennai,RTM Nagpur University


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