Cyber Security Engineering is a specialization program which helps to specialize in the field of Cuber Security. It is a discipline which comes under Computer Science Engineering, covers core subjects of the domain.

In today’s world, computer systems play an essential role in many aspects of our life such as banking, education, entertainment, governance, business, research, shopping, healthcare etc. Without proper security, these computer systems would have been compromised to various types of threats like access breach, spoofing, data theft etc. These kinds of actions can lead to monetary loss, identity theft and even loss of precious data. This is where Cyber Security is playing its role in identifying vulnerabilities and patching them before bad guys find it.

Cyber Security Engineering

Importance of providing unmatching security to fundamental resources and information in the network has made this course more popular now. The rising cyber-attacks in technologies has made the course and the job more intricate. Students who are looking for an exciting career in the field of Information technology should opt for this course. The aspirants should be creative and innovative and have a basic knowledge of computers. 

The course syllabus includes core subjects of CSE such as programming, operating system, mathematics, software development, testing, data structures, web technologies, algorithm design and analysis, etc. Along with these, subjects like cyber laws, computer networks, database management, web and mobile application security, digital forensics, AI, ethical hacking, security architecture etc. of the Cybersecurity domain are also included. 

How to Join

One who wants to join Cyber Security Engineering should pass the qualifying examination with an aggregate score of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. After completing the same, the student has to appear for the Joint Entrance Exam Main (JEE - Main) to get admission into one of the top colleges or universities in India.

Most of the engineering colleges in India offer admission to students based on the JEE Main examination. It is a national level entrance examination done by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in India. 

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is the national level apex authority responsible for the regulation and control of all engineering colleges and courses available in India. AICTE is the statutory authority responsible for proper planning and coordination on the development of the technical education system in India.

Career Prospects of Cyber Security Engineers

Upon considering the rising number of computer network attacks, complexity in attack technologies and risk on data loss have made many reputed companies recruit well qualified Cyber Security Engineers who have enough knowledge and skills to effectively stop these attacks. They will be able to get jobs in establishments like IT firms, tech firms, software development companies, IT and computer security firms, IT and related consultancies, banks, business firms, telecommunication companies, etc. are at the forefront in recruiting skilled Cyber Security Engineers.

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GURUDEVA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
GURUDEVA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Kottayam
  • G I S A T is located in a beautiful landscape of 12 acres at Vennimala, about 10 km east of Kottayam town.
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COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KALLOOPPARA
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KALLOOPPARA
Pathanamthitta
  • Government of Kerala established the College of Engineering Kallooppara (CEK) under the aegis of the Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD), in the year 1999. CEK is located in the rural village of Kallooppara in Mallappally Taluk, which lies in western part of hilly terrain Pathanamthitta District- the youngest district of Kerala. The scenic and eco friendly campus spread over in 25 acres provides a serene atmosphere conducive to learning.
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MET'S SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, MALA
MET'S SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, MALA
Thrissur
  • MET is the acronym for Mala Educational Trust established in 2001.The trust consists of eminent persons who include Educationists, Doctors, Engineers, Lawyers and Businessmen hailing from the district of Thrissur, Kerala. MET'S Group of Institutions covers a wide variety of professional courses conducted by MET'S School of Engineering & MET'S College of Advanced Studies and MET’S Polytechnic. The purpose of running such three professional institutions is to bring the benefits of technical educat
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NEHRU COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH CENTRE
NEHRU COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH CENTRE
THRISSUR
  • Nehru College of Engineering and Research Centre has imparting excellence in education in Engineering, Management and IT.NCERC is currently running the B.Tech courses with the branches of Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and the M.Tech courses with the branches of Computer Science Engineering, Cyber Security, Energy Systems and VLSI Design. The NCERC is also conducting MBA
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SREE NARAYANA GURUKULAM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
SREE NARAYANA GURUKULAM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
ERNAKULAM
  • Sree Narayana Gurukulam College of Engineering (SNGCE). Today, you will find that we are better positioned than ever to address the grand challenges of the coming century. At SNGCE, we are putting knowledge to practice with innovations in critical areas like Communications, Design engineering, Embedded systems, Naval architecture and Cyber security, just to name a few. We are a place where innovation is expected and our work today will impact our future lives in ways we cannot yet imagine.
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SECAB INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, BIJAPUR
SECAB INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, BIJAPUR
BIJAPUR
  • SECAB Institute of Engineering & Technology was established in 2002. It offers five undergraduate programs besides research programs in two disciplines. It is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University in Belgaum and its undergraduate programs are recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education.
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SUBHARTI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING
SUBHARTI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING
Meerut
  • College is Approved by AICTE
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NOIDA INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
NOIDA INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
GAUTAM BUDDHA NAGAR
  • NIET is one of the premier Engineering and Management institutes of India's National Capital Region (NCR). It was established by eminent visionaries, responsible for setting up City Educational & Social Welfare Society of Meerut, with a Vision to provide value driven education of global dimensions. The Institute is managed by City Educational & Social Welfare Society, which runs several prestigious education and health organizations, viz. NIET (Noida Institute of Engineering & Technology), MIET
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KARUNYA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCES
KARUNYA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCES
COIMBATORE
  • Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, was founded with the noble vision to raise professionals and leaders of high academic calibre and unblemished character, nurtured with a strong motivation and commitment to serve humanity. The institution is the fulfillment of the vision of its founders Late Dr. D. G. S. Dhinakaran and the present Chancellor Dr. Paul Dhinakaran. Established in 1986 as an Engineering College, it was granted an autonomous status in 2000 and declared Deemed-to-be Univer
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SASTRA DEEMED UNIVERSITY
SASTRA DEEMED UNIVERSITY
THANJAVUR
  • The dreams of its founding fathers took shape in 1984 in the form of Shanmugha College of Engineering, which is now renamed, SHANMUGHA ARTS, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH ACADEMY (SASTRA). Our programmes, infrastructure, teaching-learning, etc., are among the country's finest. SASTRA has always been proactive in its academic planning and believes in gaining the first-mover advantage. As a testimony to this, the Government of India has conferred the Deemed University status to SASTRA on April
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