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Master of Computer Applications (MCA) with Specialisations

Information Security integrated with Certification in CompTIA Security+


B.C.A./B.Sc./ B.Com/B.A./BBA degree with a minimum of 50% marks and Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 level or at Graduation Level (with additional bridge courses as per the norms of the University)


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.

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.
Program code: 045B
Course code : B1
Course Commencement : Sep 2023

Study Campus

School of CS and IT
#44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block
Bangalore - 560069
080 - 46501773

Admissions Office

JAIN Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
080 - 46501773
+91 7337615222

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Curriculum Structure

  • Object-Oriented Programming Using Java
  • Data structures with Algorithms
  • Operating Systems Using Linux
  • Computer Networks
  • Mathematical Foundation for Computer Applications
  • Project-Centric Learning - I
  • OOP Using Java Lab
  • Data Structures and Algorithms Lab
  • Linux-based Computer Networks Lab

  • Database Management Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Architecture
  • Web Technology
  • Network Security
  • Introduction to Information Security and Cryptography
  • Project-Centric Learning - II
  • Open Elective - I
    • DBMS Lab
    • Software Engineering Lab
    • Web Technology Lab

  • Ethical Hacking
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Web Security and SDLC
  • Database Security Fundamentals
  • Machine Learning for Cyber Security/Privacy and Security in Big Data/Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
  • Project-Centric Learning - III
  • Open Elective - II
    • Ethical Hacking Lab
    • Cyber Forensics Lab
    • Web Security and SDLC Lab

  • Mobile Wireless and VoIP Security/Web Application Security/Blockchain and Cyber Security
  • Open Elective - III
  • Project-Centric Learning - IV
  • Project/Internship
  • Open Electives
    • Introduction to Cloud Computing
    • Database Fundamentals
    • Introduction to IoT
    • Introduction to Machine Learning
    • Python Programming
Career Outcomes

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.