Self Paced

Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Shielding the Digital World focuses on foundational cybersecurity principles to protect digital information and systems.

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MODE
e-LMS
TYPE
Self Paced
LEVEL
Moderate
DURATION
3 Months

About

This program introduces participants to the essential concepts of cybersecurity, including threat identification, risk management, and the implementation of security measures. It covers a wide range of topics, from network security and encryption to ethical hacking and data privacy, providing a robust foundation for safeguarding digital assets.

Aim

The aim of Shielding the Digital World: Cybersecurity Fundamentals is to provide participants with foundational cybersecurity knowledge and practical skills to protect digital environments effectively. The program focuses on threat detection, risk management, and the implementation of robust security measures, preparing participants to address and mitigate emerging cyber threats proactively..

Program Objectives

  • Understand the key concepts of cybersecurity and threat landscapes.
  • Learn to implement effective security protocols and measures.
  • Develop skills in risk assessment and management.

Program Structure

Module 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity

  • Section 1: Understanding Cybersecurity
    • Definitions and Scope of Cybersecurity
    • The Importance of Cybersecurity in Modern Digital Societies
  • Section 2: Historical Overview
    • Evolution of Cyber Threats and Cyber Defense
    • Major Cyber Attacks and Their Impact on Industry and Government

Module 2: Cyber Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • Section 1: Types of Cyber Threats
    • Overview of Common Threats: Malware, Phishing, Ransomware, and DDoS Attacks
    • Emerging Threats in the Cyber Landscape
  • Section 2: System Vulnerabilities
    • Identifying Vulnerabilities: From Software Bugs to Network Weaknesses
    • Methods and Tools for Vulnerability Assessment

Module 3: Cybersecurity Principles and Practices

  • Section 1: Fundamental Security Principles
    • Core Concepts: Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA Triad)
    • Applying Security Principles in Various IT Environments
  • Section 2: Implementing Security Measures
    • Best Practices for Securing Networks, Systems, and Data
    • Technologies and Controls for Defense: Firewalls, Anti-Virus, and Encryption

Module 4: Defensive Cybersecurity Technologies

  • Section 1: Network Security Solutions
    • Technologies for Protecting Networks: Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Secure VPNs
    • Implementing Robust Network Defenses
  • Section 2: Endpoint and Application Security
    • Tools for Securing Endpoints: Anti-Malware Software, Application Whitelisting
    • Security Best Practices for Mobile and Cloud Applications

Module 5: Incident Response and Management

  • Section 1: Incident Detection and Response
    • Creating an Effective Incident Response Plan
    • Tools and Techniques for Rapid Detection and Response
  • Section 2: Recovery and Forensics
    • Strategies for System Recovery and Continuity
    • Introduction to Cyber Forensics and Data Recovery Processes

Module 6: Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance

  • Section 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework
    • Understanding Cybersecurity Laws and Regulations
    • Compliance Requirements for Businesses and Organizations
  • Section 2: Developing Cybersecurity Policies
    • Crafting and Implementing Effective Security Policies
    • Role of Training and Awareness in Enforcing Security

Final Assessment and Project

  • Capstone Project:
    • Developing a Comprehensive Cybersecurity Plan for an Organization
  • Final Examination:
    • Comprehensive Test Covering All Aspects of Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Participant’s Eligibility

  • Students, PhD scholars, academicians, and industry professionals interested in starting or advancing their careers in cybersecurity.
  • IT professionals seeking to enhance their security knowledge and skills.
  • Business managers and owners who need to understand cybersecurity to protect their operations.

Program Outcomes

  1. Threat Identification: Learn to identify and analyze potential cybersecurity threats.
  2. Risk Management: Develop strategies for assessing and managing security risks.
  3. Security Protocols Implementation: Gain skills in designing and implementing robust security measures.
  4. Incident Response: Master techniques for responding to and recovering from security breaches.
  5. Ethical Hacking: Acquire skills in ethical hacking to test and strengthen security systems.
  6. Encryption Techniques: Understand and apply encryption technologies to protect data.
  7. Compliance and Ethics: Learn about legal and ethical issues in cybersecurity.

Fee Structure

Standard Fees: INR 4,998        USD 198

Discounted Fee: INR 2499        USD 99   

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Program Assessment

Certification to this program will be based on the evaluation of following assignment (s)/ examinations:

Exam Weightage
Mid Term Assignments 20 %
Final Online Exam 30 %
Project Report Submission (Includes Mandatory Paper Publication) 50 %

To study the printed/online course material, submit and clear, the mid term assignments, project work/research study (in completion of project work/research study, a final report must be submitted) and the online examination, you are allotted a 1-month period. You will be awarded a certificate, only after successful completion/ and clearance of all the aforesaid assignment(s) and examinations.

Program Deliverables

  • Access to e-LMS
  • Real Time Project for Dissertation
  • Project Guidance
  • Paper Publication Opportunity
  • Self Assessment
  • Final Examination
  • e-Certification
  • e-Marksheet

Future Career Prospects

  • Rising Demand in Security Expertise: Continued growth in the need for cybersecurity professionals across all sectors.
  • Leadership Opportunities: Potential to lead cybersecurity teams and initiatives.
  • Consultancy Roles: Increasing opportunities for cybersecurity consultants to advise businesses on security strategies.
  • Global Security Operations: Opportunities to work in multinational security operations centers.
  • Specialization Paths: Specializations in areas like forensic analysis, penetration testing, and cybersecurity law.
  • Innovative Security Solutions Development: Roles in developing cutting-edge security technologies and solutions.
  • Government and Defense Roles: Positions in government agencies and contractors focusing on national security.
  • Educational and Training Roles: Opportunities to teach and train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.

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Job Opportunities

  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Ethical Hacker
  • Incident Response Specialist
  • Compliance Officer
  • Information Security Manager
  • Cybersecurity Consultant

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