To create the talent pool of cyber security professional NIIT University partnership with consulting firm PwC. A two-year work integrated specialized Master program is designed by academic experts of NIIT University and Senior professionals of PwC.
The demand for Cyber Sicurity professional is expected to grow US$ 35 billion by 2025. The demand for skilled professionals in space is very high. This demand is coming from domestic companies spending in the country; multinational companies investing in India; increasing government activity in the cyber and cyber security space; and information technology firms bringing in work from clients.
“With this programme with NU, PwC India is collaborating with academia to bring industry-ready talent into the market, readily employable with required customized skills set.
First Year of the program will be held at Neemrana Campus of NIIT University followed by an internship at PwC. The program will emphasize on Security Analytics, Threat Intelligence, Industrial Control System and Vulnerability Analysis and also draw on practitioner-experts from PwC India to ensure the right blend of academic concepts and industry application.
The course fees of the program will be 4 lakhs. PwC and NIIT university jointly designed the curriculum for the course.