Why Cyber Security- Application & Risk Management?

Nowadays, sensitive information like personal details, credit card, and bank account details are now available on the internet while making various transactions. The studies state that at least 30,000 websites are hacked each day. Hence, Cyber Security measures are very important to protect personal and business critical information.

JG University enables professionals and enterprises to succeed in the fast-changing digital economy. The University’s Blended Learning curriculum combines self-paced Classroom Interactions, Incidents Handling, and Industry Internship with 24/7 global teaching assistance.

Below are some of the researches shared by global market research survey organisations regarding the trends for Cyber Secuirty – Application & Risk Management


More than 85% of global IT Companies believe there is a significant shortage of qualified cyber security professionals.

The Global Cyber Security Market was valued at USD 132.94 billion in 2021, and it is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 14.1% from 2022 to 2027

The estimated number of unfilled cyber security jobs globally grew by over one million in just 1 year from 3 million in 2020 to 4.07 million in 2021.

Industry Remuneration

Salary In India

The average salary varies from ₹ 4,00,000 to ₹ 24,00,000 per annum.

Salary In US

The average salary varies from 76,000 USD to 160,000 USD per annum.

Who Can Apply?

Programme Overview


  • Understand the concept “Data is the new oil” and hence importance of keeping it safe
  • Learn open-source and proprietary tools and advanced technologies
  • In depth knowledge to counter and protect web application, mobile application, cloud application of the digital eras
  • Deliver the concepts of Cyber Security with defensive and ethical-offensive methods and learn the use of advance tools and latest technologies
  • Expertise to identify potential risks affecting application landscape


With Incident based learning, the participants can counter real-world cyber security breaches using simulation and defensive mechanisms

Comprehensive knowledge of core concepts of application security

Skill acquisition of the fundamentals of Risk Management

Enabling participants to solve real-world cyber threats using “Cyber Bay”

Course Commencement

Delivery Mode



Programme Duration

12 Months

Scholarship Fee

Area of Study

Cyber Security Application & Risk Management

Job Opportunities

  • Network Security Analyst
  • Application Security Analyst
  • SOC (Security Operation Centre)Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Cloud Security Engineer

Key Industry Verticals where Cyber Security is prominent


Government and public sector services

Manufacturing and Production

Manufacturing and Production Industry

Information Technology

Information Technology, ITeS





Banking and Finance

Banking and Finance




Educational sectors


Transportation, Logistics & Supply Chain





Programme Outline

Module 1 – Introduction Session

  • Understanding the need of the programme, how it has been designed and how it is expected to drive as a full-fledged PGP in Application & Risk Management (A & RM)

Module 2 – Foundation Module

  • Understanding the overview of Cyber Security, its domains, its necessity in the modern digital era and mindset to drive this program until the end
  • The Foundation module is a 50 Hrs theory-oriented programme intended to lay a strong emphasis on fundamentals of Cyber Security

Module 3 – Programming & Scripting

  • Understanding different multiple programming languages such as C, C++, JAVA, XML, Python, Ruby on Rails, and database concepts that are essential for the aspirants to understand application security
  • Practical sessions will focus on web technologies, specific tools and techniques through practicals and targeted exercises

Module 4 – Application Security

  • Understanding the concepts such as different types of application environments like web, mobile, cloud and IoT, their architecture and security, developing secure applications, how to secure the application databases, OWASP Top 10 and application security standards and triaging and bug management process
  • The practical sessions focus on basic and advanced tools used in application security

Module 5 – Secure Coding & Code Review

  • Understanding the concepts such as secure SDLC, secure coding techniques and best practices, code reviews and techniques, DevSecOps and threat modeling
  • The practical sessions will introduce the learners to specific tools and techniques for secure code review through exercises and incident-based learning on the Cyber Bay labs

Module 6 – Hacking

  • Understanding the concepts of Hacking such as reconnaissance techniques, attacks on the web applications, web application attacks and OWASP Top 10 categories
  • Learning web application penetration testing and the bug bounty process
  • The practical sessions will introduce specific tools and techniques (both offensive and defensive) for each of the categories through exercises and incident-based learning on the Cyber Bay labs

Module 7 – Digital Forensics & Incident Handling

  • Understanding the concepts of Digital Forensics such as digital forensic investigation process, computer forensics, application forensics including web, mobile and IoT applications, cyber-crime investigation process and best practices, incident handling and malware analysis
  • Learning the techniques for their forensic reporting and evidence handling
  • The practical sessions will introduce specific tools and techniques for each of the steps in digital forensics through exercises and incident-based learning on the Cyber Bay labs

Module 8 –Risk Management

  • Understanding concepts of cyber risks, risk management, threat landscape, risk analysis & techniques, access control risks, compliance and standards and governance
  • The practical sessions will introduce specific tools and techniques for each of the steps in the risk management process through exercises and case studies



Dr. Harish Ramani Director of Cyber Security

Dr. Harish Ramani has 11 years of experience in cyber security consulting and 9 years of academic involvement in cyber security. Apart from Mr. Ramani’s contributions to JG University, he continues to be distinguished faculty in IIT-Madras, IIIT-Bangalore & IIIT-Sri city. In addition to his input to universities in India, Dr. Ramani has worked internationally with the University of Wales & Queensland University of technology. Dr. Ramani has worked as Director of cyber security practice at Advasoft and has trained Nigerian Intelligence, Chennai Cybercrime police, NLC India, Damodar Valley Corporation, NTPC, IRCTC. Dr. Ramani is a certified ethical hacker, certified network defender, certified computer hacking forensic investigator, EC-Council certified security and certified EC-council instructor.

Why JG University?

  • Faculties with Industry Expertise and Academic Experience
  • Hand-on Industry Use-Cases using advance technologies in Digital Lab
  • Capstone Projects – Working with Industries
  • Full Time access to “Cyber Bay” Cyber Range
  • State-of-the-art Industrial IoT Lab with Drone technology experience
  • World Class Tech-Enabled Digital Library
  • Cross Cultural & Cross Sectoral Internship
  • Collaboration with Foreign Universities
  • Roof Top Cafeteria

Admission Process

Our Admission process enables us to meticulously give importance to every individual applying. The admission of the applicant will majorly be based on our admission process scores.