Diploma in Network Security is a 1-year professional course curated for individuals to study about cyber security in detail through varied perspectives. The program focuses majorly on the issues or loopholes in network security and techniques to overcome effectively.
The course is well defined and a major fraction of content is offered by the individuals having expertise in the area, initiating from networking basics to core issues related to cyber security. Candidates study different skills and tools to protect illegal access to stored data, to avoid unauthorized system changes and the concept of ethical hacking.
The program encompasses the concepts of networking and network penetration testing which requires intense learning of complex network equipment like routers, hubs, etc. and software like firewalls, anti-virus, etc. Post successful completion of program and inculcation of advanced skills, potential individuals can have thrilling work opportunities for profile of network security engineer, security analyst, etc. Professionals get hired by big organisations for a job of a network penetration tester.
Admission to the program is based on merit. A no. of institutes conducts an entrance exam as an additional eligibility criterion. Minimum eligibility – A candidate must have cleared senior level in any stream or equivalent from a recognized university.