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M. Tech. in Cybersecurity

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About Program

Over the past years, computer technology has forced everyone to change the way they do things. Even the criminals have adapted to the information age. The threats of cyber-attacks are increasingly apparent to individuals and organizations across the globe. From hacking to phishing, scamming to grooming, and botnets to cyber-terrorism, the variety and ingenuity of exploits appear to expand constantly.

The unprecedented incidence of crimes in the information and communication systems, made a compulsion to fill up the vacuum created due to the dearth of experts. This could be overcome by creating experts in the field of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics. Chances of getting victimized accidentally are more common in the current era. To sensitize the people and to protect oneself from landing in such a scenario, there is a need of specialized academic programs which will ultimately culminate in the expertise. This academia imparts overall security measures required for the protection through various misadventures with the electronic systems. It would also provide comprehensive solution for the preventive care and also for the post traumatic measures to be taken. It also addresses system vulnerabilities and the preventative measures that may counter cyber-attacks, including steps to repair systems weaknesses, prevent repeat occurrences, and collecting and examining digital evidence using a variety of digital and mobile forensics tools and technology.

M. Tech. Cyber Security program aims to provide learners with essential expert technical knowledge, competence and research skills of the most important technical concepts of cyber security as well as forensic and incident investigations and how they are applied in areas such as Secure Coding, Penetration Testing, device security and forensics and also in emerging areas such as Critical Infrastructure Security, Blockchain Technology, IoT Security.

M. Tech. Cyber Security program is technical and practical in nature, uniquely embedded in industry, and develops in-depth expertise of core technical topics within the area of cyber security and digital forensics such as secure programming, network security, penetration testing, malware analysis, mobile security and forensics, IT law and ethics, and technologies and tools that support application and service vulnerability detection, incident detection, data and log retrieval and analysis. The course also provides a sharper focus into forensics through computer forensics and the elective subjects offered to the learners are highly specialized and advance in nature such as drone forensics, Blockchain Application Security and Investigation, IoT Security and Forensics and Critical Infrastructure Security.

 

Duration

2 Years (4 Semesters)

 

Eligibility Criteria

B.E./B.Tech. in Computer Engineering/Technology or Computer Science and Engineering or Information Technology Engineering or Information and Communication Technology or Electronic and Communications Engineering OR equivalent qualification from recognized University with minimum 55% (50 % in case of SC / ST / PWD Candidates) at the qualifying examination.

 

Course Fee

Rs. 75,000/- Per Semester + Other University Fees

 

Number of Seats

50 Seats

 

Course Outline

Semester I
Sr. No. Subject Code Subject Name
1 CTMTCS SI P1 Code Review and Scripting
2 CTMTCS SI P2 Network Security and Forensics
3 CTMTCS SI P3 Incident Response and Threat Intelligence
4 CTMTCS SI P4 Application Security, Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
5 CTMTCS SI P5 Introduction to Forensic Science and Cyber Law
6 CTMTCS SI L1 Code Review and Scripting Laboratory
7 CTMTCS SI L2 Network Security and Forensics Laboratory
8 CTMTCS SI L3 Incident Response and Threat Intelligence Laboratory
9 CTMTCS SI L4 Application Security, Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing Laboratory
Semester II
Sr. No. Subject Code Subject Name
1 CTMTCS SII P1 Artificial Intelligence
2 CTMTCS SII P2 Computer Forensics
3 CTMTCS SII P3 Mobile Security and Forensics
4 CTMTCS SII P4 Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering
5 CTMTCS SII P5 Program Elective
6 CTMTCS SII L1 Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
7 CTMTCS SII L2 Computer Forensics Laboratory
8 CTMTCS SII L3 Mobile Security and Forensics Laboratory
9 CTMTCS SII L4 Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering Laboratory
10 CTMTCS SII L5 Program Elective Laboratory
Semester III
Sr. No. Subject Code Subject Name
1 CTMTCS SIII P1 Major Project 1
Semester IV
Sr. No. Subject Code Subject Name
1 CTMTCS SIV P1 Major Project 2
List of Program Elective Offered in Semester II
Sr. No. Subject Code Subject Name
1 CTMTCS SII P5 EL1 Blockchain Application Security and Investigation
2 CTMTCS SII P5 EL2 IoT Security and Forensics
3 CTMTCS SII P5 EL3 Drone Forensics
4 CTMTCS SII P5 EL4 Social Network Analysis
5 CTMTCS SII P5 EL5 Critical Infrastructure Security
6 CTMTCS SII P5 EL6 Cloud Security and Forensics
 
 

Placements

The students of the M. Tech. Cyber Security program are allowed to undergo for 1-Year internship in their final year to have experience of corporate / industry environment.

Placement Cell of National Forensics Sciences University aids in Job Placements and gives Internship Opportunities by organizing Campus Placements from which generally 90 % of the students gets an internship and / or job placement every year.

Several MNC companies starts visiting our campus in the 2nd semester with internship or internship + job placement offers. Apart from that Placement Cell is active throughout the year to provide internship and job placement support.

Every year on and average 35 to 45 MNC companies in various field of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics visit NFSU campus to give internship and job placement offer to the students of School of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics.

Multinational companies such as Amazon, Salesforce, Infosys, Ernst & Young – India, Ernst & Young - US, Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC), Deloitte - India, Deloitte – US, QualComm, Reliance Jio, Reliance Foundation, Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), ABB, Adobe, Sophos, Synopsis, Adani, Quick Heal, Symantec, BSE, NSE,NSE IT,NCPI, MindTree, Colgate Global Business Group, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, Cigital, CCIL, SysCloud, , Kotak Bank, BNP Paridas are some of the best examples of the companies visiting NFSU every year for job and internship placement.

During the internship, students get an internship offer of monthly ₹ 25,000 /- to ₹ 55,000 /- + other perks approx.

As far as job placement is concerned, students have received offer of CTC in range of ₹ 7.5 Lakhs to ₹ 18 Lakhs INR per Year.