Cyber Security market currently at $1 billion, is expected to grow to $35 billion by 2025. The demand for skilled professionals in the space is very high. To create a trained talent pool of Cyber Security professionals in India, PwC India and NIIT University (NU) have entered into a strategic partnership. Towards this end, academic experts from NU and senior professionals from PwC India have co-created a two-year work-integrated specialized Master’s Programme in Cyber Security.
Rajendra S. Pawar, Chairman, NIIT Group and Founder – NU, said, “Technology has changed the way businesses are run and has brought along with it unique challenges and threats. In today’s digitized environment securing our cyber space has become a priority for businesses and citizens across the world. This calls for a team of trained professionals who are equipped to combat the challenges that are posed by hackers every day. Our partnership with PwC India is a step in that direction.”
NIIT University PwC India In Pact To Offer Cyber Security
The first year of the Master’s Programme in Cyber Security will be held at the Neemrana Campus of NU, followed by an internship at PwC India under the supervision of NU faculty. The programme will emphasis 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. PwC has worked with NU to devise the curriculum for the programme. In addition, PwC India and NU will co-create specialized laboratories at the University, with advanced hardware and software required for the programme….See More