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Online Graduate Certificate Program to the rescue | Why Cybersecurity?

EC-Council University offers several Online Graduate Certificate Program for candidates who want to pursue short term programs in Cybersecurity.Backlinks Image For Post

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions across the globe. While the rampant spread of coronavirus has affected governments and businesses all over the world, it has given rise to the number of cyberattacks taking place. Cybercriminals are targeting people in this vulnerable time and exploiting their fears to steal personal information. The increasing number of cyberattacks has also escalated the need for cyber professionals in the industry. According to a report by Cybersecurity Ventures, it has been predicted that by 2021, there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs globally.

Candidates who wish to join the cybersecurity industry can pursue EC-Council University’s short term Online Graduate Certificate Programs. They have been designed to  offer some benefits of a Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCS) degree in a short period of time.

The need for security professionals is not going anywhere in the foreseeable future in the wake of cyberattacks becoming more common and more harmful. Amid all the chaos, cybersecurity jobs are in high demand. According to a report by McAfee, a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity is the minimum qualification for entry-level positions in the industry. A Graduate Certificate Program in Cybersecurity provides an insight to a master’s degree in cybersecurity. Whereas, a master’s degree in cybersecurity opens doors to executive-level positions in the industry.

EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Programs (GCPs) in Cybersecurity have been designed to provide a specialized technical, professional, and policy view to candidates. With the help of these programs, candidates earn the underlying theory and practical relevance of legal issues in computer security, cryptographic techniques, experience masters-level education, among others.

Completion of these Graduate Certificate Online Programs takes over a period of three to nine months. GCPs introduce candidates to the professional world of Cybersecurity. They make learning more specific to the interests of the professionals concerned. In addition, candidates who opt for these certificate programs often get more lucrative salary options as compared to candidates who only have a bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity.

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Why Graduate Certification Program in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity jobs are one of the most in-demand IT professions in 2020. There has been an increase in the demand of cybersecurity specialists in the last few years as cybercrimes are the fastest growing crimes in the world, especially in the U.S. As attacks continue to increase in tenacity and volume, there has been a parallel rise in the demand of cybersecurity specialists in the industry. While the demand for cybersecurity professionals across every sector is high, there is a shortage of qualified talent available. Thus the supply and demand discrepancy for cybersecurity specialists is creating high salaries in the industry.Backlinks Image For Post

Cybersecurity jobs are one of the most in-demand IT professions in 2020. There has been an increase in the demand of cybersecurity specialists in the last few years as cybercrimes are the fastest growing crimes in the world, especially in the U.S. As attacks continue to increase in tenacity and volume, there has been a parallel rise in the demand of cybersecurity specialists in the industry. While the demand for cybersecurity professionals across every sector is high, there is a shortage of qualified talent available. Thus the supply and demand discrepancy for cybersecurity specialists is creating  high salaries in the industry.

Candidates who pursue Graduate Certificate Programs get a specialized technical, professional and policy view of the challenges that are created due to the rapid advancement of IT. Through these programs, they will get to learn the basic theory and practical relevance of cryptographic techniques, legal issues in computer security, experience masters-level education, among others. These programs prepare candidates to challenge various independent industry examinations.

A Graduate Certificate Program is three specialized courses and takes place over a period of three to nine months as compared to a Master’s degree that is 12 courses and  normally takes about two years. A Graduate Certificate Program in cybersecurity draws from the specialization and core cyber security courses from the Master of Science in  Cybersecurity.   GCP’s introduce candidates to the professional world making learning more specific to the interests of the professionals concerned as well as    provides more lucrative salary options as compared to candidates who only have a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity. Whilst it does not replace the benefits of a full masters degree, it allows individuals to  specialise in certain verticals that they believe is most suited to their needs with an option to transfer credits earned in the program toward a master’s degree completion program in cybersecurity.

Candidates who pursue Graduate Certificate programs in cybersecurity can secure jobs that can help them earn an average salary of $75,000 according to Payscale.com. The average salary range is from Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) at $56,000, to Cybersecurity Engineer at $106,000.

Graduate Certificate Programs offered by EC-Council University are courses that are delivered online over a period of three to nine months. These programs have been designed to redefine the adult learning experience. These programs focus on the proficiencies that are required by a cybersecurity professional to secure high-level jobs. Each certificate program offered by the university has been planned to target skills as per specific IT roles offered in the industry. Cybersecurity job aspirants can opt for these programs individually or as multiples.  The GCP’s include the following specialization emphasis:

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Cyber Challenge – EC-Council University

Don\’t miss your chance to win a partial scholarship! Only 3 days are left to participate in the challenge.Backlinks Image For Post

EC-Council University initiated the ‘ECCU Cyber Challenge’ to create awareness and opportunities for enthusiasts in the industry who truly believe in the saying “knowledge is power”.

Cyber Challenge is an online contest where cybersecurity professionals and enthusiasts can participate. It will be a single-stage online event running for one week, following which a new challenge shall be revealed. The participants will have to rack their brains to solve the different questions posed across all EC-Council University social media platforms

Winners of the Cyber Challenge will be awarded a partial scholarship opportunity at EC-Council University.

Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook to enter the Cyber Challenge competition

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APPLICATION FORM | A DEGREE IN CYBER SECURITY

ECCU welcomes individuals who are committed, determined and have a strong desire to be successful cyber security professionals to apply and study through our online platform.Backlinks Image For Post

ECCU welcomes individuals who are committed, determined and have a strong desire to be successful cyber security professionals to apply and study through our online platform.

Once you have filled out the application, ECCU will take between 2 to 5 days to review your application and contact you immediately thereafter to discuss your status.

In case you are not able to fill-out the form due to technical issues, please write to us at [email protected] and our expert academic counsellors will reach out to you.

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Benefits of credits transfer | EC-Council University Official Blog

EC-Council University, to further its goal of higher education opportunities for all, enables leveraging the benefits of the credits transfer. The university helps students exchange their credits earned from previous institutions towards the graduate and undergraduate degree programs at EC-Council University.Backlinks Image For Post

EC-Council University, to further its goal of higher education opportunities for all, enables leveraging the benefits of the credits transfer. The university helps students exchange their credits earned from previous institutions towards the graduate and undergraduate degree programs at EC-Council University.

A study by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) found that nearly 35% of undergraduate students transfer credits at least once and 11% transfer twice. The study also pointed out that about one in 50 students transfer credits three times or more.

The credits earned from other programs can be brought and exchanged at EC-Council University for degree certifications. The benefits that students can avail at EC-Council University are –

Save time: Attain a waiver to a specific part of the course or degree program. The course will be considered passed, thus saving your time and efforts.

Save money: You will no longer have to pay for the credit hours or courses for which you are exchanging credits.

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