Master of Computer Application (MCA - Specialization)

Information Security integrated with Certification in CompTIA Security+
Program code: 045B
Course code : B1
Course Commencement : June 2020
Eligibility

The qualification required to apply for the program is a minimum of 50% marks in the respective bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Students who are pursuing final year bachelor’s program are also eligible to apply.

Study Campus

School of Commerce
#44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block
Bangalore - 560069
P: +91 80 46501738

Admissions Office

JGI Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
+91 80 46650124

The new-age MCA Information Security integrated with Certification in CompTIA Security+ course is a one-of-its-kind program that is offered by Jain (Deemed-to-be University). It offers comprehensive knowledge of the aim, the concepts and the techniques involved in information protection. It equips students with the tools to explore their potential in the new-age domain. Students gain a fundamental understanding of data structures, advanced computer networks and virtualization, are exposed to concepts of ethical hacking, mobile, wireless and VOIP security, and security threats and trends, besides acquiring practical knowledge on cloud security, network security, and SDLC.

  • Innovative and Learning Practice

    Jain (Deemed-to-be University) places importance on quality and value when it comes to academics and is committed to providing students with knowledge and skills that are in demand, besides offering opportunities to learn a variety of new concepts and skills.

  • Supportive Environment (Infrastructure)

    Well–equipped digital classrooms, e-library, and state-of the-art-infrastructure are offered to create a unique academic ambience. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) has a multi-disciplinary approach to provide cutting edge quality education to students and enhance discipline, integrity, and the ability to think innovatively. The University aims to create future leaders, who can be the driving force in society.

  • Career Development Opportunities

    At Jain (Deemed-to-be University), students can build academic networks through seminars, conferences, University-Industry interface, study-tours, student-exchange programs, and internships that bring endless opportunities to create great career paths.

  • Further Study Guidelines

    Postgraduate programs at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) offer a strong basic foundation for further studies. We also help you develop career-specific skills and traits that are desired in the industry.

Course Highlights
  • Understand database security concepts and information security governance and related legal and regulatory issues.
  • Students are exposed to the stages of ethical hacking to defend organizations from external and internal threats
  • Discover, analyze, and deal with IT threats to an organization, and understand fundamentals of cryptography.
I Semester
  • Data Structures
  • Object Oriented Programming Using C ++
  • Computer System Organization
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Introduction to Linux Programming
  • Data Structures - Lab
  • Object Oriented Programming Using C ++- Lab
  • Linux Programming – Lab
II Semester
  • Programming in Java
  • Database Management System
  • Introduction to Information Security
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Operating System
  • Programming in Java - Lab
  • Database Management System - Lab
  • Networks – Lab
III Semester
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Network Security
  • Database Security Fundamentals
  • Security Threats and trends
  • Ethical Hacking - Lab
  • Cyber Forensics - Lab
  • Network Security – Lab
IV Semester
  • Virtualization and Cloud Security
  • OSI Layer and Security Protocols
  • Mobile Wireless and VOIP Security
  • Application, Web Security and SDLC
  • Virtualization and Cloud Security - Lab
  • Application, Web Security and SDLC - Lab
  • Mini Project/ Lab
  • Android Security
  • COBIT VALIT and Risk IT
  • Advanced Network Security
  • IT Governance, Risk and Information Security
  • Management
V Semester
  • Fundamentals of ITIL
  • Principles of RIMS
  • Data Center Architecture
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Management
  • Project/ Internship
VI Semester
  • Final Project/Internship and Viva

Career enhancement programs are formulated as per current industry standards and reflect on our commitment to build a unique workforce that will meet the challenges of the industry. Evaluation is based on internal assessment, seminars, and reports prepared by the students.

To keep them at the forefront of employability, the career enhancement program prepares students with the necessary soft skills such as communication, presentation, and public speaking skills, personality development, and interview techniques.

Digitization of information across industry sectors has raised the importance of protecting data. Information security involves the measures that are taken to ensure that a network or system remains protected from unlawful reach of hackers. There is a growing demand for professionals who are trained in the area of cyber security and who can aid organizations in protecting their systems and networks.

Some of the job options include Corporate Sector (Information Security, Compliance, IT&IS Audit, Software Development etc.), Finance and Insurance Sector (IT and Data Security, E-Commerce and Net-banking Security, Defense and Police (R&D, Investigation, and Forensics, IT Infrastructure Security etc.) Governance (E-Governance, Public Key Infrastructure Management, Forensic Science Labs etc.), Legal Department (Cyber Forensics Consultants, Cyber Law Expert, Expert witness etc.), Cyber Fraud Consultants / Management (Ethical Hacker, Penetration Testers, Cyber Fraud Detectives) etc.