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Executive PGP – Cyber Security

ITM Business School

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  • Any graduate with 60% and know the basics of Computer Programming
  • Fresher and working professionals are eligible

The contribution of Cyber Security in protecting business networks is immense. With the increase in cyber security risks, it has become one of the most important international agendas for almost every organization. Hacking and other security failures, which might endanger the global economy, has made it imperative for businesses across the globe to recruit professionals who are capable of filling major skill gaps in cyber security. The Executive PGP program in Cyber Security has been devised with inputs from industry experts to enable students to be with familiar with concepts, processes and technology in diverse areas of the subject.

The objectives of the program are anchored on what students should learn, understand, and be able to do and apply as an outcome of completing this program. The program objectives are:

  • Imparting the required knowledge that ensures understanding of fundamental concepts, design and controls strategy, technical architecture, tools and techniques to secure information
  • Using both application-oriented and student-centric learning to help expand students’ body of knowledge in information protection
  • Training the students on non-technical skills necessary to enable their successful transition into corporate roles
  • Emphasizing the importance of adherence to a high standard of ethical behaviour
  • Provide a platform for students to not only familiarize themselves in Cyber Security concepts and technologies but also an opportunity to learn some advances in this important area of study
  • Creating a learning environment that stimulates interest in considering entrepreneurial avenues
  • Equipping with the required technical skills that inspire students to consider a career in education, research and development


Course Duration: 15 months | 3 semesters

Study Campus: 11/D14, SIPCOT IT PARK, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR) Siruseri, Pudupakkam Post, Chennai 603103

Medium of Instruction: English

Established in the year 1993 under the ITM Group of Institutions, ITM Business School, Chennai has been one of the notable B-schools in India. The sprawling 4-acre campus, a unique locational advantage (inside the SIPCOT IT Park at Siruseri, midst top IT companies), and an exceptional faculty have attracted aspiring students not only from Tamil Nadu but also from all over India.

ITM Business School has been ranked in top three business schools by CSR on numerous occasions and placed 15th by GHRDC’s B School Survey. It has an excellent placement record till date with students being hired in top companies like Reliance, HCL, and Aditya Birla.

  • Any graduate with 60% and know the basics of Computer Programming
  • Fresher and working professionals are eligible


Semester I
  • Introduction to Information Security and Cryptography
  • Network Security Basics
  • Security Threats and Trends
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management
  • Application and Web Security
  • Android Security
Semester II
  • Computer Forensics and Investigation
  • Mobile Wireless and VOIP Security
  • Virtualization and Cloud Security
  • ISO27001, PCIDSS and HIPAA
  • Latest Trends in Information Security
Semester III
  • Major Project / Internship

* Subject to changes made by university

Multiple Job Opportunities

Executive PGP in Cyber Security paves way for the following job opportunities:

  • Cyber Security Analyst / Specialist
  • Analyst – Endpoint Security
  • Analyst – Security Ops Center and SIEM
  • Penetration Tester / Ethical Hacker
  • Analyst – Web Application Security
  • Security Engineer
  • Cyber Security Forensic Analyst
  • Cyber Security Risk Specialist
  • Cyber Security Analyst Compliance
  • Cyber Security – Presales Analyst
  • Cyber Security Consultant
  • Cyber Security – Threat Intelligence and Analytics
  • Cyber Security – Vulnerability Researcher and Exploit Developer
  • Application Security Consultant
  • Security Administrator
  • Cyber Security – Crime Investigator
  • Cyber Security Risk Management Consultant
  • Cyber Security Compliance Auditor
  • Cyber Security – Technical Sales Consultant
  • Cyber Security Manager
  • Cyber Security – Enterprise Risk Manager
  • Cyber Security – Senior Auditor – Compliance
  • Cyber Security – Technical Sales Manager
  • Cyber Security – Technical Sales Manager
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