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Overview

The course on cyber security is an introductory course on the basics of Cyber Security, dealing with the different security models, cyber-attacks, cyber scams and frauds, the investigation mechanisms and cyber law. Learning the secure operations and the best practices are essential to protect each one of us from becoming the victims of cybercrimes. Fundamental knowledge is very much required to understand the current status of cyber world and how an individual or an organization or the government can safe-guard from the dangers in the cyber world.
2. Who is the intended audience?
Any body who is interested in this domain and also who wish to become certified professionals after taking an elaborate course on Cyber Security.
3. How will the learners benefit from this course?
The learners will gain the absolute knowledge in the basics of Cyber Security. The usage of on-line facilities and complete automation of systems challenge the digital communication through various threats and vulnerabilities. Knowing the essentials of safe operations in the digital world will definitely prepare the learners on the technicalities, best practices and strategies to be used in the digital era.
4. Are there any prerequisites?
There are no prerequisites for this course, but a fundamental knowledge in computers is desirable.

Syllabus

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1
Cyber Security Basics, Security Principles
Week 2
Cyber Attacks and their Classification
Week 3
Vulnerability Assessment, Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention Systems
Week 4
User Authentication Methods, Bio-metric Authentication Methods
Week 5
Standard Security Models-Information Security-Network Security-Operating System Security
Week 6
Web Security-E-mail Security-Mobile Device Security-Cloud Security
Week 7
IoT Security-Cyber Physical System Security-Social Media Security
Week 8
Virtual Currency-Block Chain Technology-Security Auditing
Week 9
Cyber Crimes- Types-Data Frauds
Week 10
Analysis of Crimes-Human Behavior- Stylometry-Incident Handling
Week 11
Investigation Methods-Criminal Profiling- Cyber Trails
Week 12
Digital Forensics-History- Challenges-Branches of Digital Forensics
Week 13
Digital Forensic Investigation Methods-Reporting-Management of Evidence
Week 14
Cyber Law-Basics-Information Technology Act 2000-Amendments
Week 15
Evidentiary value of E-mails/SMS, Cyber crimes and Offences dealt with IPC-RBI Act-IPR in India, Jurisdiction of Cyber Crime, Creating awareness and Healthy practices

Taught by

Prof. Padmavathi G

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