Cybersecurity is a challenge faced by individuals, corporates, and governments across the world. The situation is further exacerbated due to the lack of skilled people to tackle it at all levels. According to research conducted by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, there is an estimated global shortage of nearly 3Mn cybersecurity professionals.
That’s not hyperbole. It’s estimated that the digital economy is worth US$11.5 trillion globally, equivalent to 15.5% of global GDP; it has grown two and a half times faster than global GDP over the past 15 years. And like death and taxes, unfortunately cybercrime has become a permanent fixture in our digital world, with the top digital crimes being phishing scams, non-payment/non-delivery scams, and extortion.In this context, cybersecurity professionals are people who devote their lives to helping to keep the world safe. And although a career in cybersecurity might not be the first job to come to mind, cybersecurity professionals protect the digital world from cybercrime much the same way that police officers protect neighborhoods.
To fill the skill-gap in this job market, SecurEyes, a leading Bengaluru-based Indian-multinational cybersecurity products and services firm has been running an online skill development course – the SecurEyes Cybersecurity Certification Program. The admissions for the 7th course are now open. Candidates who are passionate about cybersecurity and have completed their graduation or are in the final year/ semester can apply for this course. Gender, age, physical/ social/ financial challenges are no bar if you are interested in applying for this course.On completion of the classroom hours, students willmove forward to a 6-month on- job training on live projects.
CEO and Co-founder of SecurEyes , Karmendra Kohli,believes, “Staying one step ahead of cybercriminals requires teams of experts, with different skills and knowledge bases. Your cybersecurity journey will not onlydependon your specific skillset, but also on your unique interests and strengths.”
CTO and Co-founder of SecurEyes, Seemanta Patnaik, adds, “Progress cannot happen in an insecure environment. The cybersecurity professional is a key link to emotional and physical safety of individuals, businesses, and governments. It’s a big job, with a lot of job-satisfaction built-in.”
ABOUT THE COURSE
§ The course consists of 450 hours of online training
§ Cybersecurity certified and experienced professionals, who are currently working on live projects, from around the globe will conduct the live classes
§ Students will have 24*7 access to online labs & study materials
§ Comprehensive coverage of key concepts:
- Fundamentals of Information Security
- Network Security Fundamentals and Practices
- Infrastructure Security Fundamentals and Practices
- Application Security Fundamentals and Practices
- Fundamentals of Governance, Risk & Compliance
- Security Operations & Incident management
As a cybersecurity professional, you’ll be working daily to keep critical infrastructure secure, and will constantly be facing new, engaging challenges. Cybersecurity jobs are not limited to the tech sector. Every industry now finds itself in need of skilled cybersecurity professionals to protect their networks, data, and online transactions.