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Post-Graduation Diploma (PGD) With Specialization in Cyber Security (CS) Program Year 2018-19 Content

Post-Graduation Diploma (PGD) With Specialization in Cyber Security (CS) Program Year 2018-19

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Eligibility : - Applicants must satisfy one of the following minimum entry criteria: Pass in BE/B.Tech CSE with a minimum of 60% marks (55% in case of SC/ST).



Cyber Security is an important area of study in the current Digital Information Age and focuses on protection of digital information. 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.

Post-Graduation Diploma (PGD) program in CyS 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 which require students to acquire knowledge, understand and contextually apply the learning.

With protection of information at the core of Cyber Security, it 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.

Universities providing similar programs on Cyber Security

There are quite a number of International and Indian universities offering Cyber Security as a Post-Graduation Diploma program. Some of the well-known programs are offered by Fairleigh Dickinson University, Roger Williams University, North Central University, Colorada Technical University, Rochester Institute of Technology, SRM University, Thapar University, NIIT University, Amrita University and so on.


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