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About Cyber Security Expert Program

  • What are the objectives of this Cyber Security Expert Master's program?

    Simplilearn’s Cyber Security Expert Master’s Program provides cybersecurity professionals with foundational-level, intermediate-level, and advanced-level skills that entail industry-leading certifications like CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISM, CISSP, and CCSP. The program begins with introductory level technology training, then progresses to intermediate level hacking techniques such as reverse engineering, and network penetration testing. This course will enable you to:

    • Stay up to date with the latest cyber security news and trends and make sure you are implementing adequate cyber security measures in your organization using suitable hardware and software.
    • Avoid the risks of phishing attacks by adhering to ethical security behavior
    • Understanding cloud computing and how it can help your business is vital for the success of your venture.
    • Understand the legal requirements, privacy policies, and auditing process of your cloud environment
    • Focus on getting the IT infrastructure in order and removing the clutter by investing in the right software solutions; invest in a partner who has your back.

  • What are the career benefits of this training?

    Cybersecurity experts must learn to develop a 360-degree view of the cybersecurity domain that now comprises a wide array of security components and technologies. Simplilearn has bundled all of these critical skillsets into this Cyber Security Expert Master’s certification program. The benefits are as follows:

    • Cybersecurity is vital for career roles such as penetration tester, cybersecurity analyst, network analyst, cybersecurity auditor, cybersecurity architect, forensics investigator, and many more.
    • There are 2000+ cybersecurity jobs in India and 40,000+ in the US ( Cybersecurity job roles are expected to rise to six million worldwide by 2019 (source: Forbes, January 2016)
    • The median salary for a cybersecurity analyst is INR 418,389 annually in India (source: Glassdoor) and $134,000 in the US.

  • What skills will you learn?

    At the end of this Master’s Program, you will be equipped with the following skillsets:

    • Install, configure and deploy public key infrastructure and network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organizational security
    • Master advanced hacking concepts to manage information security efficiently
    • Design security architecture and framework for a secure IT operation
    • Frame cloud data storage architectures and security strategies, and utilize them to analyze risks
    • Protect data movement, perform disaster recovery, access CSP security  and manage client databases

  • Who should enroll in this program?

    Our Cyber Security Expert Master’s Program is best suited for:

    • All levels of IT auditor/penetration tester
    • Security consultants/managers
    • IT directors/managers/consultants
    • Security auditors/architects
    • Security systems engineers
    • Chief information security officers (CISOs)
    • Chief compliance/privacy/risk officers
    • Network specialists, analysts, managers, architects, consultants or administrators
    • Technical support engineers
    • Systems analysts or administrators

  • Which courses and topics will be covered?

    Coverage Courses Mode of training
    Security Fundamentals CompTIA Security+ 501 Live Virtual Classroom
    Offensive Security CEH Live Virtual Classroom
    Security Systems Architecture CISSP Live Virtual Classroom and Online Self-paced Learning
    Cloud Security Architecture CCSP Live Virtual Classroom and Online Self-paced Learning
    Networking Concepts CompTIA Network+ Online Self-paced Learning
    Security Teams Management CISM Online Self-paced Learning

  • What are the prerequisites for this Cyber Security Expert Master’s training program?

    Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma.

Cyber Security Expert Certification Learning Path

  • Course 1

    Introduction to Cyber Security

    Simplilearn’s Introduction to Cyber Security course for beginners is designed to give you a foundational look at today’s cybersecurity landscape and provide you with the tools to evaluate and manage security protocols in information processing systems.

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  • Course 2 Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601)

    CompTIA Security+ is a globally trusted certification that validates foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification training covers the essential principles of network security and risk management.

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  • Course 3 Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    CEH (v12)- Certified Ethical Hacker

    This Certified Ethical Hacker-Version 12 (earlier CEHv11) course will train you on the advanced step-by-step methodologies that hackers actually use, such as writing virus codes, and reverse engineering, so you can better protect corporate infrastructure from data breaches. This ethical hacking course will help you master advanced network packet analysis and advanced system penetration testing techniques to build your network security skill-set and beat hackers at their own game.

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  • Course 4 Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    CISSP® Training

    The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is considered the gold standard in the field of information security. This CISSP training is aligned with (ISC)² CBK 2018 requirements and will train you to become an information assurance professional who defines all aspects of IT security, including architecture, design, management, and controls. Most IT security positions require or prefer a CISSP certification, so get started with your CISSP training today.

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  • Master's Program Certificate

  • Electives

    Certified Cloud Security Professional

  • Electives

    CompTIA Network+

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CyberSecurity Expert Program Reviews

  • Martin Beard

    Martin Beard

    LPL Financial Advisor

    My learning experience with Simplilearn was enriching and valuable. It will undoubtedly help me to transition into my new chosen field of Cybersecurity. I liked the live virtual classes as well as the recorded sessions.

  • Faiz A Shaikh

    Faiz A Shaikh

    Leadership is all about decision-making backed by data. This cyber security expert program from Simplilearn has helped me bridge the gaps in my understanding. I have become a better leader.

  • Walter Anderson

    Walter Anderson

    The instructor Bipin provided excellent CEHv10 online classroom training using practical exercises and EC-Council content, as well as sharing his priceless personal knowledge and wisdom.

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Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growth Cutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainers Leading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problems Capstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops 24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Cyber Security Expert FAQs

  • What are cyber security experts/specialists?

    Cyber security experts monitor and prevent unauthorized access to an organization's network. Cyber security experts implement various strategies to protect the systems against cyber threats, including robust firewalls, encryption, secure passwords, and solid cyber frameworks.

    Cyber security experts are the employees of an organization who ensure that a company’s data is never compromised and no malicious breach ever takes place. They constantly analyze the existing network structure and find ways to develop strategies to improve its privacy. Though, this profession can be a little demanding because cyber-attacks are often on the rise due to which it is important for security analysts and professionals to keep themselves updated with all the latest tools, equipment, and solutions in order to detect the weaknesses of their own system as well as stay ahead of other attackers.

    Generally, cyber security experts are trusted by the business's IT department to keep the integrity of their network and data safe while also detecting possible threats and data leaks. Together they may be focusing on assessing and managing system vulnerabilities as well as generating regular reports on suspected data breaches or any other relevant cyber attacks so that any obvious loopholes can be plugged.
    There are different kinds of cyber security roles, such as Information Security Architect, Cryptographer/ Information Assurance Specialist, and Chief Information Security Officer. These roles usually focus on the information aspects of security.

    There are a number of online courses available that can help you build a strong foundation in cyber security and become eligible for these job roles. Such courses can also often prepare you to earn the industry-recognized credentials available in this field like CEH, CISSP, CCSP, CompTIA Security+, CISA , and more.
    Regardless of what job you have, employers prefer to hire someone who is certified. That’s why it’s great to know if they mention certifications in your resume – they will make sure that other applicants don’t overshadow you in terms of experience and skill set. Certifications validate your cyber security skills, improve your career prospects, and allow you to command a higher salary.

    There's a huge need for cyber security pros and opportunities are plentiful. There are numerous job opportunities in all major industrial sectors like information technology, banking and finance, healthcare, manufacturing, e-commerce, and government agencies. Now is the right time to become a cyber security expert!

  • How do I earn the Cyber Security Expert Master’s Program certificate?

    Upon completion of the following minimum requirements, you will be eligible to receive the Cyber Security Expert Master’s Program certificate that will testify to your skills as a Cyber Security expert.

    Course Course completion certificate Criteria
    CompTIA Security+ 501 Required Attendance of 1 Live Virtual Classroom
    CEH Required Attendance of 1 Live Virtual Classroom
    CISM Required 85% of Online Self Paced completion
    CISSP Required 85% of Online Self Paced completion Or Attendance of 1 Live Virtual Classroom And Score above 75% in Simulation Exam
    CCSP Required 85% of Online Self Paced completion

  • What is the salary of a cyber security expert?

    According to Glassdoor, cyber security specialists earn a median salary of $69,123 per year in the US and ?1,090K in India. With experience and becoming certified, they can earn as high as $102,000 per year.

  • Which companies hire cyber security experts?

    Boeing, Cisco, Intel, General Motors, Google, and Amazon are some of the top companies hiring cyber security experts.

  • Is a cyber security expert a good certification?

    Cyberattacks are becoming more severe with every passing day. It has driven the demand for skilled cyber security professionals who can deal with malicious hackers and secure the systems and devices from any possible intrusion. As such, companies rely on professionals who can demonstrate their skills through a cyber security expert certification. Such a certification can improve the career prospects and earning potential of cyber security professionals.

  • If I need to cancel my enrolment, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy .

  • How can I learn more about this training program?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link, or contact Help & Support .

  • Who are our trainers and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified trainers are industry experts with at least 15 years of experience in training and working in their respective domains. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • How do I enroll in the Master’s Program?

    You can enroll for the Master’s Program on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal

    Once payment is received, you will receive a payment receipt and can access information via email.

  • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    This program is a combination of live virtual classrooms and self-paced learning. The interactive sessions enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. We also provide batch session recordings of each session you attend for your future reference, and you will gain access to  e-learning content for courses included in the learning path, exclusive forums moderated by faculty and industry experts.

  • Where and how can I access the e-learning content?

    Once you register for a course by paying the course fee, you will have 24/7 access to the e-learning content on our website. An automated course purchase confirmation email will guide you through the process.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed. They enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching assistance is available during business hours.

  • Are there any group discounts for classroom training programs?

    Yes, group discounts are offered for many of our courses. You can check out Simplilearn’s discount page or get in touch with our customer care representatives to know the details.

  • What after a Cyber Security Expert Course?

    Achieving a Cyber Security Expert certification offers you many career benefits. However, you shouldn’t stop upskilling yourself as the world of cybersecurity is quite dynamic. Here are some of the courses you can consider taking after becoming a Cyber Security Expert:

  • Why become a Cyber Security Expert?

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the information security field is in the middle of the expansion period. The Bureau projects that from 2018 to 2028, those positions will rise by 32%. Cyber Security Specialists are responsible for discovering and safeguarding vulnerabilities. Both companies, organizations, and governments are keen to protect their infrastructure. Cybersecurity is so desperate that it has a high job rate. Currently, a cyber security expert certification is, therefore, a valuable investment.

  • What are the eligibility criteria for the Cyber Security Expert course?

    Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma in any discipline, as may be prevalent and accepted in their respective country of residence and/or work.

  • What are the prerequisites for pursuing this Cyber Security Expert course?

    Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma.

  • What are the job opportunities upon completion of this Cyber Security Expert course?

    Cyber security experts need to establish a 360-degree view of the cybersecurity domain with a wide range of safety features and technology. In this Cyber Security Expert certification program, Simplilearn has included all these crucial skills. Cyber security is essential to professional positions such as forensics investigator, penetration tester, cyber security architect, network analyst, cyber security analyst, and cybersecurity auditor.

  • What industries use Cyber Security most?

    Demand is growing for cyber security experts. There are plenty of job opportunities for technical roles in all key industries such as healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, banking and finance, e-commerce, and government agencies. Suppose you already have a degree or wish to shape your career or establish a new path from your current employment. In that case, you can seek our cyber security expert training.

  • Which companies hire Cyber Security Experts?

    As per Indeed, more than 2000 cybersecurity positions are created in India, and in the United States, more than 40,000. The cyber security expert training of Simplilearn will do your work with leading technology firms, namely, Ey, Citi, Fidelity Investment, Ericsson, and Standard Chartered.

  • Will this Cyber Security Expert course help me to become a Cyber Security Expert?

    Simplilearn's cyber security expert master's program provides basic, intermediated, and advanced security skills to cyber security professionals through the use of industry-certified training courses. You can discover extensive ways of defending your infrastructure, including data and information security, risk analysis and mitigation, cloud-based security architecture, compliance, and much more with this best-class Cyber Security Expert certification program.

  • What major skills do you need to become a Cyber Security Expert?

    Generally, the following qualifications are necessary for a cyber security engineer:

    • Knowledge in programming languages and tools like C++, Java, Node, Python, Ruby, Go, and PowerShell.
    • Have the necessary attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Knowledge of the latest trends and strategies in cyber security

    Our Cyber Security expert certification will provide you with the necessary abilities to become specialists in the fast-growing field.

  • What kind of best careers can you pursue with a background in Cyber Security?

    There are work roles such as IT auditors, security engineers, ethical hackers, penetration testers, security analysts, cryptographers, and safety managers, which you can apply for if you want to be an expert in cyber security. Now is the appropriate time to be a cyber-security expert by enhancing your career to an advanced level with our cyber security expert certification.

  • What does a Cyber Security Expert do?

    Cyber Security Experts are the specialists responsible for the unauthorized access and prevention of possible cyber attacks on organizations' systems, networks, and devices. These experts address loopholes and flaws that affect computer systems and create a company's security measures. It is a challenging task, and you must strengthen your skills with a cyber security expert course as malicious hackers are increasingly innovative and hunt for novel ways to breach networks

  • Can a fresh graduate seek employment after completing this Cyber Security Expert course?

    The cybersecurity occupations will be the highest rating jobs with digitalization rising. Someone who can show at least some proficiency in cyber security can get a job well—maybe still more with an advanced cyber security expert certification for cyber security than with a more general qualification. Our cyber security certification program is the easiest and fastest approach to acquire the abilities to get and maintain a job for fresh graduates.

  • What book do you suggest reading for Cyber Security?

    The following books provide an exciting look into the realm of cybersecurity, in addition to cyber security courses, and are studied by professionals.

    • Computer Security: Art and Science (by Matt Bishop)
    • Cyber Risk Handbook (by Domenic Antonucci)
    • Cyber Smart (by Bart R McDonough)
    • The Hacker Playbook (series) (by Peter Kim)


  • What is the pay scale of Cyber Security experts across the world?

    All communications occur today, from small enterprises to significant businesses, via networks, making cyber security essential to protect their digital assets for all these companies. The salaries are rising for cyber security experts nowadays. Simplilearn's cyber security expert certification helps you command excellent compensation in the job market.
    According to Glassdoor, below is the compensation for cyber security professionals in various countries.

    • India: ?11,54,680 pa
    • US: $83,555 pa
    • UK: £53,554
    • Canada: CA$81,223
    • Australia: A$90,000

  • Is it hard to become a cybersecurity expert?

    Cybersecurity is a vast field, and you can’t gain expertise in it entirely. You will have to focus on the topics that are related to your job role and study dedicatedly to master them. By gaining relevant experience for a few years, you can become a cybersecurity expert. To get started, it is always better to get trained by an industry expert. Check out Simplilearn’s cybersecurity course to learn the subject from scratch and gain job-ready skills.

  • Is coding required for cyber security experts?

    Indeed, cyber security experts are responsible for strengthening the defenses of an organization and preventing any possible cyberattack. As such, knowledge of coding is required to perform the tasks that are assigned to cyber security experts.

  • How to start a cybersecurity expert job with no experience?

    There are many entry-level positions that you can explore in the field of cyber security. If you do not have any experience, you can enroll in a reliable cybersecurity expert training program and earn a certificate that will showcase your skills and readiness to take up a job. Simplilearn’s cyber security course is one such program that not only gives your theoretical knowledge but also lets you work on industry projects so as to gain practical exposure.

  • Can a non-IT person become a cybersecurity expert?

    Anyone interested in the field of cyber security can become eligible for a job in this field, even those who do not have an IT background. A reliable cybersecurity expert program online can help you learn this subject from basic to advanced levels and impart you with the necessary skills.

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