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About cyber security specialist

Cyber security is the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.

Eligibility Criteria 

The minimum eligibility required is 10+2 from a recognized board or university. Minimum 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th class) is essential to get admission in this course.

Sectors of Employment Opportunities

Network providers

The government


Schools & Universities


Large organisation with a database

Career Prospects

Cyber Security Architect

Cyber Security Engineer

Information Security Lead

Recruiters & Earning Potential

$38,514 to $111,886 (USA)

List of top Institutes

  1. VIT University, Vellore- B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering with Specialization in Information Security, M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering with Specialization in Information Security
  2. Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai- Professional Diploma in Cyber Investigations and Laws
  3. Vel Tech Dr. RR and Dr. SR Technical University, Chennai- B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (Network and Cyber Security) , M.Tech. in Information and Cyber Security
  4. Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai- B.Tech. in Computer Science and Network and cyber security (Lateral Entry)
  5. Kodaikanal Christian College- B.Sc. in Networking and Security
  6. Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras, Chennai- M.Sc. in Cyber Forensics and Information Security
  7. National Engineering College- M.Tech. in Information and Cyber Warfare
  8. RIMT University, Punjab- Post Diploma in Cyber Security
  9. Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati- Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security
  10. N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mira Road, Mumbai- Post Graduate Program in Information and Cyber Security
  11. Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore- B.Sc. Information Security & Digital Forensics
  12. Centurion University- B.Sc IT Cloud Technology and Information Security
  13. The Center of Excellence in Digital Forensics (CoEDF)- B.Sc. Information Security & Digital Forensics
  14. M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences- M.Tech. in Cyber Security and Information Assurance
  15. MIT School of Engineering, MIT Art Design and Technology University, Loni Kalbhor- M.Tech. in Information Technology (Cyber Security)
  16. Gujarat Forensic Sciences University- Master of Science- Forensics & Information Security
  17. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati- M.Tech. in computer science with a specialisation in information security
  18. ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Morena Link Road, Gwalior-M.Tech. in information communication technology with specialisation in information security.
  19. Amrita School of Engineering, Ettimadai, Coimbatore- M.Tech. in cybersecurity
  20. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela- M.Tech. in computer science and engineering with specialisation in information security
  21. National Institute of Technology, Calicut- M.Tech. in Computer science and engineering with specialisation in information security
  22. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Deoghat, Jhalwa, Allahabad- M.Sc. in Cyberlaw and Information security
  23. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Geeta Colony, East Delhi- M.Tech.in Information Security
  24. Kalasalingam University, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu- M.Tech. in computer science and engineering with specialisation in information assurance and security
  25. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kukatpally, Hyderabad- M.Tech.in computer networks and information security
  26. School of Computer Science, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore- M.Tech. in computer science with a specialisation in network management and information security
  27. International Institute of Information Technology, Gachibowli, Hyderabad- M.Tech.in computer science and information security
  28. SP Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai- Certificate in Cyber Security
  29. The University of Mysore- Cyber Security
  30. Sandip University, Nashik, Maharashtra- B. Tech in Cyber Security and Forensics
  31. Sandip University, Seoul, Bihar (UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT), JEE Mains)- B. Tech in Cyber Security and Forensics
  32. GALGOTIAS UNIVERSITY – [GU], GREATER NOIDA (JEE Main)- B Tech (Hons) in Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Computer Networks & Cyber Security
  33. Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Hyderabad (BITSAT)- Integrated M.E. (Computer Science) with Information Security as Specialization
  34. DIT University, Dehradun- B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering with Specialization in Cyber Security and Forensics in association with IBM
  35. SRM University (SRMJEEE PG)- M.Tech (Information Security and Cyber Forensics)
  36. THE NEOTIA UNIVERSITY – [TNU], KOLKATA (WBJEE)- B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security)
  1. Johns Hopkins Information Security Institute (JHUISI)- Master of Science in Security Informatics (MSSI) program
  2. King’s College London- M.Sc in Computing and Security- Master in Cyber Security
  3. University College, London- M.Sc in Information Security
  4. The University of Glasgow- Information Security M.Sc
  5. Cardiff University, UK- Information Security and Privacy M.Sc
  6. University of Kent, UK- Information Security and Biometrics MSc
  7. TAFE NSW, Australia- Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Network Security), Bachelor of Information Technology (Network Security)
  8. New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA- M.S. in Information Technology Administration and Security
  9. Macquarie University, Australia- Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Cyber Security
  10. Plymouth University, UK- Computer and Information Security BSc (Hons), Computer and Information Security M.Sc
  11. University of Brighton- Information Security MSc (PGDip PGCert)
  12. Abertay University- MSc/PGDip in Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security
  13. Rochester Institute of Technology- Cybersecurity Adv. Cert.
  14. SANS Technology Institute, Maryland, USA- Master’s degree in information security

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