Online Course on Cyber Security to Excel in Your Career

By Malavikka

Post demonetization, online payments are on the rise and the need for cyber security in India is on the rise. Cybersecurity gives exciting career opportunities as a security analyst, security engineer, security architect, forensics investigator, cyber security specialist, and more and cyber security positions are expected to rise 6 million globally by 2019 (source: Forbes, January 2016).

Online Course on Cybersecurity


The Cybersecurity course by RIT starts March 21 and learners who successfully earn the MicroMasters Credential are eligible to apply to RIT's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences for graduate credential options.

Utilising the MicroMasters Credential in this way will significantly reduce the cost of the academic credential. If accepted into the RIT program, the edX MicroMasters Credential will count for 9 credits toward a Master of Science in Computing Security Degree (which is a total of 30 credits).

Name of the course



Rochester Institute of Technology (R.I.T)

Key points covered in Cyber Security

  • How to setup and secure basic computer systems and networks
  • Information security risk management framework and methodologies
  • How to implement network security solutions and detect intrusions
  • How to conduct a digital forensics investigation admissible to a court
  • To practice cybersecurity skills in real world scenarios


Anybody who is interested


Free for learning and must pay $1200 to obtain certificate


March 21



Number of seats


How to apply

Apply through edX

Last date of admission

March 21


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