MCA with Certification in Cyber Security

MCA Cyber cecurity RIT
RIT School of Technology is introducing Certification in Cyber Security in association with CISCO in MCA – First time in Roorkee. This is not all; RIT Roorkee has been able to successfully establish Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy – only one in Roorkee. 
Cyber Security is a rapidly expanding field. As the risk of cyber-attacks is greater than ever, companies are fighting to fill their ranks with professionals that can protect their information and networks. According to a study, India witnessed a staggering 675% increase in cyber-crime related incidents under the IT Act, 2000, between 2016 and 2018. Another report indicates that at least one cyber-crime was reported every 09 minutes in India in 2019, up from 12 minutes in 2018.

The rate at which developments are happening means a Cyber Security experts need to constantly update with not only the latest tools and gadgets to hit the market, but also with the latest trends and happenings in the domain Talking specifically about India, NASSCOM predicts that India would need over one million Cyber Security professionals by 2020. This overwhelming need for cyber security experts in India is not surprising, though.

MCA programs with specialization in Cyber Security aim to help bridge this gap between demand and supply, backed by internationally recognized certifications from CISCO, Microsoft, Etc. On completion of the degree programs, students will earn global certification courses like CISCO, Microsoft and many more. The graduates will get a chance to work in top corporate having roles like Network Security Engineer, Cyber Security Analyst, Security Architect, Cyber Security Manager, and many more.



Course Objectives

This certification provides students with insight into the cyber security issues in the field of Information Systems. These include securing organizational data, responding to cyber-based security breaches, emerging technologies, and ensuring a secured computing environment for safeguarding company information. The course reviews the network security and cryptographic techniques that are currently being used. The nuances involved in defining cyber security strategies and complying with security standards to ensure governance are also discussed.


Learning Outcomes

The students learning outcomes are designed to specify what the students will be able to perform after completion of the course:

  • Analyze and resolve security issues in networks and computer systems to secure an IT infrastructure.
  • Design, develop, test and evaluate secure software.
  • Develop policies and procedures to manage enterprise security risks.
  • Evaluate and communicate the human role in security systems with an emphasis on ethics, social engineering vulnerabilities and training.
  • Interpret and forensically investigate security incidents.