Study M. Tech (Cyber Forensics and Information Security)

A 2-year M.Tech. Cyber Forensics and Information Security programme seeks to develop experts in the field of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics. This programme focuses on imparting knowledge about security measures to protect data through various practical approaches to learning. The programme also aims to teach students about creating preventive care solutions and post-cyber attack measures to be taken.

Our M.Tech. Cyber Forensics and Information Security programme will teach students about the multiple fields of cyber security. It will equip them with the essential expert technical knowledge, competence, and research skills of the most important technical concepts of cyber security. They will learn about secure coding, penetration testing, device security, forensics, and other emerging areas of technology. A degree in this programme will cover the following topics:

  • Infrastructure security
  • Blockchain and IoT security
  • Malware analysis and ethical hacking
  • Intrusion detection and prevention systems
  • Risk analysis and disaster management

Additionally, the programme will also train the graduates on modern tools and technology used in the field of computer science and engineering. Students will also learn about neural networking, Machine Learning, cloud computing, and project management to develop a holistic view of the cybersecurity field.

Scope of M.Tech. Cyber Forensics and Information Security

Upon the completion of the programme, students will be able to develop highly secure and scalable algorithms to provide better security among the various software used. Graduates will also develop their knowledge base and skills in computer forensics and specializations such as drone forensics, Blockchain Application Security and Investigation, IoT Security and Forensics, and Critical Infrastructure Security. The programme will enable students to design and develop secure software/hardware solutions for multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary cybersecurity problems.

Career Options for M.Tech. Cyber Forensics and Information Security

Students who enroll in the M.Tech. Cyber Forensics and Information Security programme will develop in-depth expertise in the core technical topics of cybersecurity - making them highly demanded individuals in the field. Career options include:

  • Global Cyber Security
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Team Leader
  • Information Security officer
  • Assistant Manager
  • Info Security Analyst
  • Security Specialist
Programme offered at
  • GITAM School of Technology, Visakhapatnam campus
Duration of the Programme
  • 2 Years
Check Eligibility
  • A minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination from a recognized University and score obtained in GAT (Engineering PG) 2023
  • B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent


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