As criminals grow more sophisticated, corporations are taking cybersecurity as a top operational priority. Ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and Petya put enterprises’ data at such huge risk that corporations took notice.
More than 25% of executives surveyed by PricewaterhouseCoopers expected companies to increase their cybersecurity spending by double digits, in 2022. A career in cybersecurity could be as a penetration tester, chief information security officer, security engineer, incident responder, security software developer, security auditor, or security consultant.
And yet there is a massive shortage of cybersecurity professionals. Typical IT professionals may not be trained in cybersecurity tactics, so a short course like our Fundamentals of Cybersecurity may be right to upskill yourself. Especially because many organizations may be unwilling to spend a significant amount of money to hire cybersecurity specialists.
If you are considering pursuing a career in cybersecurity and don't know how and where to begin, this course is the start.
I have an MTech in computer science & engineering with specialization in security, MCA, PGDCA and B.Sc. (Maths). I am currently pursuing a PhD in malware analysis. I am also a certified ethical hacker, digital forensic expert & certified network security specialist. My areas of research are Malware Analysis, Intrusion Detection system, Cryptography, & Blockchain. Besides I have published two patents and have contributed articles to various publications.