So many people seem to lock their career in Cyber Security. If you belong to those people you’d go for article. The growing number of serious attacks on essential cyber networks is the most serious economic and national security threats our nation faces. To secure the data, Nasscom release a report on Monday to create $35 billion revenue opportunity and employment opportunity for a million professionals by 2025 for India.
Nasscom chair cyber security Task Force Rajendra said, “Another important aspects will be start up. We expect to see about 1,000 start ups coming up in this area. This is due to the smaller companies are lighted footed and yet have the best of technologies. Also there have been a lot of investors in this area as enterprise s look to stay secured against rising incidents by cyber attacks”.
Efforts towards improving cyber security will leads to create $25 billion (nearly Rs 1.66 lakh crore) revenue opportunities in India by 2025, the IT industry body said.
In 2015, IT security market is about $77 billion and growing at over 8% annually. The demand for security workforce will rise globally to six million by 2019, 4 million in 2015, will projected shortfall of 1.5M.
The cyber security is about $2.5-3 billion or about 2% of the close to USD 150 billion Indian sector, with the sector on track to reach $350 billion by 2025, estimate 10% of this to be cyber security is added by Nasscom Chair Cyber Security Task Force Rajendra Pawar.
On Monday, Nasscom together with Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and Security Software firm Symantec launched the ‘National Occupational Standards’ for 10 cyber security job roles with the corresponding qualification packs (QP) in line with National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) points at creating a pool of certified cyber security professionals in the country. Symantec has introduced scholarship to 1,000 women undertaking the cyber security certification by SSC Nasscom.
With the aim of making the ‘Digital India’ successful and creating the next generation of cyber professionals to securing India’s critical information infrastructure and battling cybercrime this 1million job opportunity in cyber security is introduced in India, Nasscom President R Chandrashekar said.