"As per a Nasscom report, there are only 22,000 experts in India while the need is for over 4 lakh professionals,".
"Another report suggests that India lost USD 8 billion in 2011 to cybercrime. As internet penetration increases in the country, the need for security will also increase".
ATL Foundation will offer a three-six month and One year diploma course in Information security, which will include 100% Job Assistance.
What is Information Security?
IT Security is a term which is concerned with the protection of hardware, software and a network of an organization, from the perils of disaster and external attacks (through virus, etc.). It is more to do with the electronic data and is covered in the IT Policy of an organization, in other words, it looks at protecting / safeguarding information and information systems from anyone including employees, consultants, suppliers, customers and of course, malicious hackers.
Why Information Security is must?
After the boom in Networking and Software jobs, the past two years have seen a sharp rise in the field of Information Security, Information Security is the latest buzzword in the industry and not without reason in the past five years the percentage of cyber crimes, data thefts, data losses, viruses and other cyber crimes have increased exponentially.
“Frost & Sullivan estimated that there are 2.28 million information security professionals worldwide. This figure is expected to increase to nearly 4.2 million by 2015. Budgets and spending are expected to increase in the next 12 months, and salaries showed healthy growth despite a global recession.”
Need for Information Security in the Indian market
Security Compliance is must for all companies with IT backbone. The requirement is high with organizations in IT/ ITES segment. Information workers lack of basic security knowledge. Information Security industry is going through an exponential growth rate. Current worldwide growth rate is billed at 21%. Higher salaries are been offered to professionals in IT security. Information security industry is currently over $100 B ($60 B in US, $ 20B UK, $4.5 B Japan, over $1.5 B India).
Job Opportunities in Information Security
With the sudden boom in the field of Information Security, hot jobs with lucrative pay packets are opening up. The ATL's Information Security Program individuals in the domain of network security and enables them to seek jobs in the areas of Network Security System Administrator/Manager, Network Security Engineer, Systems/Applications Security Executive, Web security Administrator/Manager, Security Auditor, Data security specialist, Chief Information Security Officer, Computer Forensics Investigator, IT Security Administrator/Consultant/ Manager, Security Certified Programmer, Forensics Investigator etc...
MODULE: INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SECURITY
MODULE: DESKTOP AND SERVER SECURITY
MODULE: WEB SECURITY
MODULE: NETWORK SECURITY
MODULE: PROTECTION FROM INTRUSIONS
MODULE: DATA SECURITY
MODULE: CYBER FORENSICS
MODULE: COMMUNICATION SECURITY
MODULE: CYBER LAWS AND IT ACTS
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