Lucideus, India’s leading Cyber Security Services provider company announces its partnership with Ansal University, winner of ‘Best Private University in northern India 2017’ award for the first of its kind ‘Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science Engineering) in Cyber Security degree course. With an experience of over half a decade of working with government and Fortune 500 companies, Lucideus, as knowledge partner has designed the course curriculum from the grounds up. Some of our faculties will be cyber security professionals coming from our Research & Development wing, will train the students with real-life case studies. Our objective is to address the huge demand-supply gap that exists today for cyber security professionals globally.
During the course, students will be exposed to practical classes to the extent of 70%, first of its kind in the industry. The visiting faculty will include CISOs, CTOs, and CIOs of Fortune 500 companies, who will share their industry experience and expertise in defending their enterprise. Along with this, students will be acquiring 6 international certifications of repute like Microsoft, RedHat, Vmware, Cisco and Offensive Security which are embedded in this 4-year programme curriculum.
Commenting on the partnership, Saket Modi, Co-founder & CEO Lucideus said, “In my experience of serving and interacting with boards of multiple large enterprises and government bodies, I can conclusively say that there is a massive requirement of top-notch cybersecurity professionals across industries. To address this demand-supply gap, we have partnered with Ansal University, a leading university in India where we aim to bring together our experience and knowledge base to create an army of cyber warriors, the engineers of tomorrow that will protect the nation and correspondingly the world from malicious hackers.”
“The Cybersecurity market is expected to grow exponentially providing great employment opportunities to students who would get into this field today and graduate 4 years from now. Cyber Security is called a professional field of tomorrow and this programme will address the growing demand of the industry. With Ansal being located in the heart of Gurgaon, India’s emerging financial and cyber hub, students will have an exposure to top IT companies in the city as well as in India. This will also help the student attain better internship and career opportunities.” added Sheetal Ansal, Executive Trustee of Ansal University.
According to a report from Cybersecurity Ventures estimates there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021 globally. The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) has reported that currently India only has over 50 thousand professionals, however, it is estimated that India alone will need 1 million cybersecurity professionals by 2020**. Thus, by building a career in such futuristic field, the chances of career growth for an individual multiply.
Increase in Cyber Security crimes on both individuals and businesses accentuate the need for IT security professionals. B.Tech in Cyber Security will prepare students for an exciting career in the domain. Some of the career options that will open up for students are – Chief Information Security Officer, Cyber Intelligence Analyst, Cyber Risk Analyst, Cyber Security Expert and many more.
The entire programme has 6 compulsory International Certifications
The courses consist of 70% practical classes
During the programme, each student will be assigned a dedicated workstation
A state of the art cyber security lab with some of the top industry tools for students to get hands-on experience
The programme will lead to Internship opportunities for top students in the final year at Silicon Valley, USA
Ansal University is offering attractive scholarship of up to 100% of tuition fees to top 10% of the batch based on marks secured in 10+2.
Eligibility criteria to apply for this course is that a student should have passed 10+2 examination (or equivalent) with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science as their main subjects from a recognized Board with minimum 60% aggregate marks.