PG Program in Cybersecurity

India’s most affordable and industry-leading course that combines the latest and best of Indian and global expertise, knowledge and skill sets in Cybersecurity.

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Course Duration

12 Months

Capstone Project

1 Month
Cybersecurity - An Overview

RISE offers PG Program in Cybersecurity powered by Israeli Edtech Leader ThriveDx SaaS that has been carefully curated to successfully prepare graduate students or working professionals with little or no background in IT for entry-level jobs in cybersecurity, a highly in-demand and lucrative career path. Developed around military training methodologies and hands-on learning, the program focuses on the key skills sought by employers and prepares students with the latest and best technical knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in Cybersecurity, which is one of the world’s high-paying and fastest-growing industries.

What will you learn?
  • NIST framework and the cybersecurity workforce
  • Computer memory forensics and memory dump analysis
  • Ethical hacking processes and methodologies
  • Network Forensics, Anti-Forensics and Steganography
  • Analysing, prioritising, evaluating and monitoring severity of internal and external risks
  • Dark web and dark market investigation
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Who is this course for?
  • Graduates who are keen to learn more about Cybersecurity and want to pursue their career as a Global Cyber Defense Expert.
  • Professionals who want to up-skill and re-skill to boost their career growth and gain a competitive edge in the field of Cybersecurity.
  • Students and professionals who want to gain the best blend of skill sets to tackle global cyber threats and earn a PG certification that is valued in India and the global market.

Learn industry-relevant skills and build a rewarding career

Key Highlights

Upon completing the course, we will award the student a certificate in Cybersecurity granted from RISE in collaboration with ThriveDx SaaS, recognised by CertNexus for CyberSec First Responder® and aligned with CompTIA for Security+.

You will receive guidance from our placement support team for up to 6 months. In addition, recruitment drives will connect you with the industry’s leading organisations.

We curate our courses for college students and working professionals to accelerate their skills. You will get opportunities to upgrade and stay relevant without compromising your profession.

Group projects offer opportunities to engage with peers and network. The collaborative work between students fosters academic growth, encourages active learning and boosts confidence amongst scholars.

Helping students build an impactful resume, receive industry mentorship on how to approach interviews and mock interview calls with subject-matter experts and industry’s top entrepreneurs.

Online classroom sessions and access to self-paced coursework such as videos, e-books, datasets, case studies. Hands-on training through homework, assignments and continuous assessments to track learning led by subject matter experts from ThriveDx SaaS.
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Our approach to education is different

Leading Academic Excellence

At RISE, we ensure that all courses are carefully curated and co-designed with industry leaders, enabling students to learn the latest skills and gain knowledge that is industry-relevant and be future-ready

LIVE Lectures

LIVE lectures with our globally acclaimed faculty and top industry mentors integrate your classroom experience with interactive learning.

Industry Ready Skills

We know that knowledge needs a hands-on application to create a meaningful learning experience, which is why industry-oriented projects, case studies & capstone projects form the bedrock of your training.

Transformative Learning

We believe that when you transform your learning, you also transform your thinking. So we align you with domain experts who will mentor you, using their experience and knowledge to guide you through real-time business scenarios.

Lifetime Learning

Learning never stops, which is why we enable lifelong learning associations through quarterly webinars and live sessions with industry mentors to keep you ahead of the curve, always.

Comprehensive Career Assistance

With a dedicated career support team, we help you navigate various milestones in your search for the right industry fit that matches your newly acquired skills with RISE's professional courses.

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PG Program Certification in Cybersecurity
  • The Program is a powered by ThriveDx SaaS
  • Taught by a team of experts from ThriveDx SaaS
  • Curated keeping both programmer and non-programmer in mind, intending to orient them towards Cybersecurity.
  • Accelerated PG program with +100 hands-on real-world exercises.
  • Industry based capstone project, internship and case studies.
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Future scope of cybersecurity
With the rate of cyber-attacks reaching a record high, there is an urgent need for cybersecurity experts. It is predicted that by 2025, there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs globally.
This course will prepare you to start your career in cybersecurity with entry-level jobs such as:

  • Cyber Defense Analyst
  • Cyber Incident Responder
  • Cyber Forensics Analyst
  • Network Operations Specialist
  • Cyber Infrastructure Support Specialist
Companies around the world are increasingly employing Global Cyber Defense Experts who can provide advanced data and business security and protection.
Management, scientific, and technical consulting services, finance, insurance, and wholesale trade
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Construction
  • Media and Information Communications
The average salary for Cybersecurity professionals in India is ₹714k/year.
Course details and fees
Topic Overview: Part 1
  • Introduction to The Course
  • Network Administration
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Network And Application Security
  • Cloud Security
  • Incident Handling

Topic Overview: Part 2
  • Forensics
  • Malware Analysis
  • Ethical Hacking & Incident response
  • Secure Design Principles
  • Risk Management
  • Closure, Overview, and Prep for Finale
  • Finale – Final Exam and Scenarios
  • Governance
About Course
  • Flexible payment available

  • 12 months of the program
  • 100+ Hands-on lab oriented activities/ Case studies
  • 1 month of Capstone project
  • 320 Hours of Learning
  • Weekly Live Sessions
  • Sessions with Industry Professionals
  • Doubt sessions via LMS message centre
  • 90%+ lab oriented sessions
  • Top 50+ tools covered
Your program experience
  • Learn  

    online from industry leaders and offline through coursework (videos and eBooks)

  • Practice  

    through case-studies and collaborative projects

  • Assess  

    with continuous post-module assessments so you can track your progress

  • Implement  

    with hands-on experience and real-life business modules

  • Engage  

    in masterclasses, webinars and workshops with industry leaders

  • Transform  

    your career with comprehensive placement assistance

Recruitment partners

With a dedicated placement support team, we go the extra mile to support you in your career with industry taught programs, industry-relevant training and industry-specific placements.


You will need English reading proficiency, basic math and logic skills, and most of all, drive and motivation to learn in an accelerated environment. After admission, you will complete the self-paced Prework module (~20 hours) before the start of the course, whose objective is to bring everyone to the same level of technical expertise.

Yes! The course requires no prior cybersecurity knowledge or experience. While it is not a requirement, a background in technology can be an advantage.

Yes, the course is self-paced.

The instructor is the platform, which was developed by ThriveDx SaaS’s cybersecurity experts. Through the platform, you will access content as well as practice labs and scenarios. In addition, every cohort will be assigned a facilitator, who will be supporting your learning experience and ensuring no one is left behind.

In order for you to practice the skills you learn, the program includes over 100 unique hands-on exercises that run in virtual machines. These are safe environments where you will be able to run different operating systems, access various tools without installing them on your computer, and practice confidently without putting your computer at risk.

Our curriculum is aligned with the NICE-NIST Framework and we will prepare you to apply for jobs like Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Forensics Analyst and Cyber Incident Responder.

Skills in cybersecurity are universal, therefore, after you graduate from the course, you can apply for positions anywhere in the world.

RISE has curated and customised this certificate course with the aim of teaching and providing our learners with world-class domain knowledge and expertise. This course has been created, structured and moulded by industry experts and acclaimed faculty.

This certificate course features 100+ hands-on real-world exercises and simulation scenarios in the curriculum with approximately 480 hours of learning. A capstone project is added to the curriculum to provide experiential learning to students.

The Deferment Clause is – “You can choose to defer your enrolment to a future batch scheduled in the next 12 months.”
Additionally, any refund request within seven days from the date of fee payment can be refunded post deduction of the handling/registration charges of Rs.5000/- as applicable. Refunds will be processed within 30 working days.

Yes, we have EMI options available. Our Cybersecurity Program has EMI options starting from 10,000/month. To know more about EMI options, you can get in touch with our admission consultants at +91 9049689898.

Our purpose goes beyond academic excellence.

As RISE, we are more than an ed-tech portal- we are an innovative, technology-first online campus set up with a mission to empower students across cities, stratas and societies to be socially and culturally aware leaders of tomorrow.

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RISE, 11th floor, A wing, Amar business zone, Swati Park,
Veerbhadra Nagar, Baner, Pune, Maharashtra 411045.