PGP in Cyber Security

Delivered from a State of the Art dedicated Facility at Salt Lake Sector 5 in Kolkata

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Need for Cyber Security

The necessity to secure and safeguard valuable information poses a prime challenge across organizations as threats to information and data security is ever-persistent, increasingly sophisticated and continuously evolving. This rapidly increasing vulnerability of the digital world to various cyber-attacks has called in for the need for a well-trained army of cyber warriors who can predict, detect and mitigate the threats and comply with the regulations to ensure a cyber safe organizational environment.

Cybersecurity refers to the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect network, devices, programs and/or data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.

Cyber Security market and demand for trained professionals

According to PWC reports, the cybersecurity market in India is expected to grow from USD 1.97 billion in 2019 to USD 3.05 billion by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate of 15.6%, 1.5 times the global rate. However, there is a huge dearth of trained professionals to cater to this market.

The popular job portal Indeed reported a spike of 150 percent in cyber security roles between January 2017 and March 2018. As per reports of IBM, India needs a pool of 30 lacs cyber security professionals right now and according to Cyber-Security Ventures there will be 35 lacs unfilled cyber security jobs in India by 2021.

Job profiles and career in Cyber Security:

The major industry drivers in cybersecurity job market are BFSI, IT-ITES and Government. Big Audit and consulting firms in India have also been driving the demand as they have doubled the size of their cyber security teams in recent years.

The common job profiles in cybersecurity include information Security Analysts, Cyber Security Analysts, Security Consultants, Security Engineer, Information and Cyber Security Auditors, Digital Forensics Specialists, Firewall and Security Device development professionals, Intrusion Detection Specialists, Computer Security Incident Responders, Cryptologists, Vulnerability Assessors, Lead Security Architects, and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).


Pay by Experience level for a Cyber Security Analyst


Salary per annum (INR)

0-2 Years

4-6 Lacs

3-7 Years

7-10 Lacs

 8-12 years

11-17 Lacs

 12-15 Years

 20 Lacs