Cyber Attacks, threats, and data breaches have become a common phenomenon over the last few years. The digital world has blurred the geographical boundaries and the propagation of threats takes place at a warp speed today. As per the report, Real-Time Cyberthreat maps from (Fireeye, Checkpoint, Netscout), etc indicate that more than 75 million Cyber Attacks take place on a daily basis across the world with Education, Healthcare, Government, and ISP/MSP being the most targeted industries. India is the most targeted nation after the US and China, so we need to orchestrate and respond with the required skill set. A competent and efficient cybersecurity workforce is the need of the day.
As per the latest analysis by the Data Security Council of India (DSCI), the Indian cyber security industry would grow at a CAER of 21.6% to touch an annual revenue of Rs. 1 Lakh Crores by 2024, the year our first batch of CSIT(Cyber Security) students would enter the market. The School of CSIT will ensure that these students are “Industry Ready” in the true sense of the term before they appear for campus interviews. School of CSIT offers 84 credits out of 219 for cybersecurity-related subjects ranging from Governance, Risks, Compliance, Security, Engineering, Security Operation, Cyber Threat Intelligence, and so on. The syllabus has been designed in consultation with the cyber security experts from the Industry and is aligned to the latest trends, tools, and techniques being used in the cyber security domain.