Digitization, Digitalization & Digital Transformation is a way of
life today. Call it by what ever names and terms as you like - The connected world, the Internet
of Things, The Internet of everything, Industry 4.0, etc. we are indeed living in exciting yet
challenging times where social media handles get hacked and smart assistants can relay private
information to the global netizens. Smart homes, Smart Cities, Smart devices bring their own
challenges and possibilities.There are various scenarios built be experts which point to dark
possibilities of cyber warfare, cybercrime, cyber fraud, etc. In a world of big data and more
connected devices on the planet than the human population, Cyber and Digital Science has come
into sharp focus.
As an educational group which prides itself to be at the forefront of offering learning opportunities in tune with the present times, I am indeed glad to present to you the very unique undergraduate programme B.Sc- Cyber & Digital Science programme through the “Suryadatta International Institute of Cyber Security (SIICS)” which is affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University.
Cyber Security and Digital Science is a specialized field of Information Technology (IT) or Computer Science which shall equip you with the knowledge and skills required to protect the cyber infrastructure of the nation and the mankind at large, prevent cyber-attacks of all kinds and mitigate the risks and the fallout of cyber-attacks. In a world where data is the new oil it is fundamental that we defend our IT devices, networks and data from cyber-attacks. Thus, the expertise that you gain shall be directly contributing to the wellbeing of the common man, the industry, the unorganised sectors, the entrepreneurs, the nation and indeed the entire globe.
The demand for cyber professionals in India is huge. At a time when we are going digital in all aspects and the number of cyber-crimes projected to occur in India is quite high, cyber security and digital science professionals will be in high demand in all sectors, be it the information technology, financial and telecom sector to the utility sector and so on.
You shall be engaged in various roles that shall involve Cyber Crime, Warfare and Defense, Cyber Law and Ethical Hacking, Forensic Accounting & Fraud detection, Mobile Device Forensics, IoT Security, Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Forensics, event monitoring, quick incident response, identification of security threats/alarms and collection of forensic evidence. Thus the career path for you all is quite exciting.
We shall be supplementing the academic programme of the Savitribai Phule Pune University with industry recognised certifications as well and wider industry exposure.
We are sure that the B.Sc- Cyber & Digital Science programme offered by Suryadatta International Institute of Cyber Security (SIICS) in affiliation to the Savitribai Phule Pune University shall develop world-class skilled and certified professionals who are ready to contribute on the global stage.
I welcome you to Suryadatta Group of Institutes and Suryadatta International Institute of Cyber Security.
Digital Landscape: We live in a digital world and a digital society. Data, technology, devices and networks are truly embedded in all facets of our lives – personal, social, educational, financial, medical, organizational, religious, governmental and others. Social media has taken almost everyone in its fold and we are increasing sharing all kinds of digital content – personal, professional, medical, financial, educational, political, etc. Government, military, business organizations, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals as well collect, process, store and transmit unprecedented amounts of data using variety of computing devices and across networks and to other devices.
Cyber Threats: Each and every organization, commercial, government or otherwise, big or small, financial or non-financial, personal, social or business is today facing increasing threats of cyber attacks, malware, etc. and can be targeted for all kinds of data, espionage, etc. The cyber threats are always ever-evolving security risks as threats advance and change more quickly than organizations can cope up with. Cyber Crime, Cyber attacks and Cyber terrorism is all set to increase globally in the world.
Cyber Security: We need to secure all kinds of touchpoints that we have with the digital systems and also defend them against potential malicious attacks, from intruders, etc. Technology is indispensable in personal, social, organizational and even governmental functioning and development.
Cyber Crime Statistics: The Internet Crime Report for 2019, released by USA’s Internet Crime Complaint Centre (IC3) of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has revealed that India stands third in the world among top 20 countries that are victims of internet crimes. Every IT position is also a cybersecurity position now. Every IT worker, every technology worker, needs to be involved with protecting and defending apps, data, devices, infrastructure, and people.
Talent Gap & Skills Shortage: The global cybersecurity workforce gap is daunting, with real-world implications for organizations in all industries and of all sizes. In an era of high-profile data breaches and devastating cyberattacks, cybersecurity impacts every individual and every organization. The cybersecurity job market is growing exponentially and isn’t expected to slow down any time soon. India Inc., facing a scarcity of cybersecurity professionals. Salaries offered for such roles by 25-35% over the past year. Hacking and cyberattacks are compelling firms to hire talent at a premium. There are currently around 30,000 cybersecurity vacancies in India, recruitment experts say, including several for C-suite leaders who can overhaul the overall security strategy of a firm. Other openings include managers who can oversee cybersecurity projects and engineers with impeccable domain knowledge. By 2025, the cybersecurity space is expected to generate around a million jobs in India.
B Sc – Cyber and Digital Science: Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has launched a unique Bachelors programme in Cyber and Digital Science. Students who have passed the Higher secondary school certificate exam (10+2) or its equivalent examination with English OR Three year Diploma course of board of technical education conducted by Government of Maharashtra or its equivalent OR Higher secondary school certificate (10+2) Examination with English and vocational subject of +2 level (MCVC) are eligible for taking admission to this programme.
Why B Sc – Cyber & Digital Science? Even as cybercrimes get more complex, most available candidates have only the basic training and certifications. Companies, meanwhile, need people who can manage advanced technologies, take care of the transformation from legacy to new-age systems, and innovate. This programme attempts to bridge this gap and create domestic talent in this area. The required skills are analytics, engineering, and software development, and also highly specialised functions such as intrusion detection (monitoring suspicious activity on the network), access management, risk auditing, cryptography, forensic sciences, and network security.
What do students of cyber security and Digital Science learn? Cyber security and Digital Science is a combination of a body of technologies, processes, and practices; it is an evolving set of tools, risk management approaches, technologies, training, and best practices. As a part of cyber-security students shall learn cryptographic techniques can be used to defend data in transit between systems, reducing the probability that critical data exchanged between systems can be intercepted or modified and also guard against loss or theft. Students will therefore also get exposed to cyber law and related aspects.
Students will study subjects such as Computer Science and Problem Solving, Computing Devices, Mathematics, Statistical Techniques in Computer Science, C Programming, Digital Electronics, Computer Networks, Ethical Hacking, Web Designing, Python Programming, Data Base Management Systems, Data Structures, Environment Science, Soft Skills. What do Cyber Security Professionals do? Cyber Security professionals help governments, businesses and individuals guard against cyber threats. They add value to their organization by carrying out security operations, security administration, Risk assessment, analysis and management, Governance, risk management and compliance (GRC), Cloud computing security, Security and threat intelligence analysis, Security engineering and administration, Penetration testing, Intrusion detection & Network monitoring, operational technology security, secure software development, forensics. They work with Governments and Industry Bodies to evolve Standard protocols and guidance to effectively implement cyber-security practices. Career Options: This programme shall generate multiple options for employment, entrepreneurship and openings in public institutions too. Typical cybersecurity job titles include - Security analyst, Security engineer, Security architect, Security administrator, Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Security Officer, Security Consultant , IT Director , IT Security Director , IT Manager , IT Security Manager, Security/Compliance Officer , Application Developer / Tester, etc.
About SEF : The Suryadatta Education Foundation was established in the year 1999 with an objective of developing self motivated leaders who would succeed in the challenging and vibrant global economy. The Advisory and Governing Council of Suryadatta comprises of eminent academicians, professionals, industrialists, international consultants and social workers, who with their immense experience and sound knowledge guide the activities of the Suryadatta Education Foundation.
Over the last 2 decades, the Suryadatta family has blossomed into a bouquet of academic institutions in a number of disciplines such as School (CBSE), Junior College, Business Management, Information Technology, Hotel Management, English and Foreign Languages, Interior Designing, Fashion Design, Event Management, Sports Academy, Creative Arts, Suryadatta Production, Beauty and Wellness, Vocational and Advanced Studies. Students from all parts of India and several foreign nations are pursuing their education at various Suryadatta Institutes.
SGI deliver world class professional education and ensure holistic development of the learners. The flagship institutes of SGI are accredited by NAAC and are ranked amongst India’s premier B Schools and colleges. We have a pan India presence and are home to students from all parts of the Country. SGI has made a mark overseas as well and students of multiple nationalities fulfill their career aspirations at SGI. Experiential learning happens at Suryadatta through initiatives such as events, study tour in India & abroad, exchange programs.
Admission for B.Sc. Cyber and Digital Science are open. Students can register for the online entrance test exam on www.siics.org ( Last date to register is 14th September 2020)
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Dr. Arif V. Shaikh is a dedicated educationist with over 36 years of experience in educational leadership, teaching and learning, curriculum development and professional learning and development. He is a firm believer of student center pedagogical approaches and a strong advocate of meaningful technology integration.
Presently, He is working as the Principal at Suryadatta Education Foundation’s, Suryadatta International Institute of Cyber Security, Bavdhan, Pune, Maharashtra, India (Affiliated to SPPU former University of Pune, Pune).
He had experience of teaching Physics, Electronics, Computer science, Networking, Computer Maintenance (Vocational) and Cyber and Digital science at various stages as Junior College, Undergraduate B. Sc., Postgraduate M. Sc., M. Phil and Ph. D. He was also Visiting faculty to Engineering, Management colleges,CDAC, DSS, AIMS etc. He was recognized research guide for M. Phil. and Ph. D. students in Electronics and Physics subjects at SPPU (former University of Pune, Pune). He was also approved PG and UG teacher in subject Electronics and Physics. He had completed Post-Doctoral research at Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
He published around 25 research papers in Scopus based International, reputed journals, 10 research papers in International conferences, completed 4 research projects with ISRO, UGC and published two Indian patents.
Suryadatta Education Foundation was established in the year 1999, with an aim to develop self motivated leaders who are able to make a mark in the allenging and vibrant economy. Suryadatta has been ranked as an 'A' Category Top 50 Group of Institutions in India for 18 consecutive years by Leading National Surveys.
Suryadatta has students not only from across the country but also across the globe who are pursuing higher education in different streams at the various Suryadatta Institutions. So far, 60,000 students have completed their Bachelors, Post Graduate Masters Degree Courses, from the various Institutes of Suryadatta in the field of Business Management, Information Technology, Hotel Management and many more.
Suryadatta International Institute of Cyber Security (SIICS)has been established to offer courses in the specialized field of Cyber Security & Digital Science, which shall equip you with the knowledge and skills required to protect the cyber infrastructure of the nation and the mankind at large, prevent cyber- attacks of all kinds and mitigate the risks and the fallout of cyber - attacks.
SIICS has established robust connect with the industry, entrepreneurs, policy makers and the professionals in this arena. The Cyber Advisory Council at SIICS comprises academicians, industry professionals, IT administrators, entrepreneurs, policy makers and bureaucrats with expertise in this area.
SIICS has established robust connect with the industry, entreprenuers, policy makers and the professionals in this arena. The Cyber Advisory Council at SIICS comprises academicians, industry professionals, IT administrators, entrepreneurs, policy makers and bureaucrats with expertise in this area.
Some of the key members of the Cyber Advisory Council are:
The required skills are analytics, engineering, and software development, and also highly specialized functions such as intrusion detection (monitoring suspicious activity on the network), access management, risk auditing, cryptography, forensic sciences, and network security. Even as cyber crimes get more complex, most available candidates have only the basic training and certifications. Companies, meanwhile, need people who can manage advanced technologies, take care of the transformation from legacy to new-age systems, and innovate. This programme attempts to bridge this gap and create domestic talent in this area.
All the students pursuing 3 years full time Bachelor Degree from Suryadatta will be offered 7 value added modules every year and Certificate will be issued on completion. Also, all the students in their final year of 3 years full time Bachelor Degree will be getting 6 months Diploma Certificate in relevant discipline from London Academy of Professional Training (LAPT), UK on successful completion of their assessment.
Today, our society depends so much on technology and protecting that upon which we depend should be the in the forefront of every individual’s mind. The gadgets and the networks we communicate on must be secure, which means cyber security will need to form the basis of every new technology going forward. It must form part of the design of every product, of every database, of every electronic communication. And through education, awareness, and proactive change – we can all play a part in securing our future.
Cyber Security & Digital Science skills are in higher demand than ever before. In a global world, knowledge, experience and skills aren't enough for employability & professional success They must be backed by professional certifications and continual improvement in skills to stay up on the latest threats and technology Key certifications are provided from a placements perspective. The Certificates will be issued after the successful completion of their assessment.
This programme shall generate multiple options for
employment, entreprenuership and openings in public institutions too.
Typical job roles are as below
Suryadatta Group Of Institutes has won The Best Educational Institute of the year award at the World HRD Congress in Mumbai on 15th February 2020.
Prof. Dr Sanjay B Chordiya Founder President & Chairman, Suryadatta Group of Institutes was honored with Sakal Excellence award.
Prof. Dr Sanjay B Chordiya Founder President & Chairman, Suryadatta Group of Institutes was honored with Sakal Excellence award
A Category, Top 50 Group of Institution in India for 18 Consecutive years bt Leading National Surveys
Suryadatta International Institute of Cyber Security, awarded with the Emerging Institute of Cyber Security, 2020, under the category "Cyber & Digital Science Awareness Initiative" and Certificate of Appreciation also given in National Education Excellence Awards & Conference 2020. This program was organized by Beginup Research Intelligence Private Limited on 27th Nov 2020 at The Taj West End, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
EduAward_Beginup Research_Prof Dr Sanjay Chordiya
Professor Dr. Sanjay B Chordiya awarded with the Outstanding Contribution In Educational Domain under the category "Leadership & Quality Administration" and Certificate of Appreciation also given in National Education Excellence Awards & Conference 2020. This program was organized by Beginup Research Intelligence Private Limited on 27th Nov 2020 at The Taj West End, Bengaluru, Karnataka.