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Cyber Security

CEC via Swayam


1. Why this Course on Cyber Security?The course on Cyber Security is very important in this digital era due to dependency on online operations, social media practices, upcoming technologies like IoT, IIoT, IoE, digitization and pervasive nature of mobile devices. Secure online operations and safe handling of devices are the need of the hour. One must understand the security challenges as well as the best practices that are essential to protect one from becoming the victims of cybercrimes. Fundamental knowledge in Cyber Security is very much required to understand the current status of cyber world. It is imperative to safe-guard the individual, society, organization and the government from the dangers of cyber frauds, scams, threats and attacks. A complete and Comprehensive course can achieve this. This course is an inclusive course that covers all the aspects essential for understanding and for further exploration in Cyber Security Domain.2. Who are the intended audience?Any Post Graduate Level Student, Working Professionals and those who are interested in Cyber Security are eligible to attend the course. For those who wish to further specialize in Cyber Security and would like to become certified Professionals, it is an ideal course for a good begining.3. How will the learners benefit from this course?It is a Course at Post Graduate level for credit transfer. After completing the course successfully, and passing the examination, the student can earn the credit and become eligible for credit transfer.Not only for students and working Professionals, this course serves as an important Course for any responsible citizen, as it covers all aspects in Cyber Security including Cyberlaw. It is very important to note the legal implications of Cyber Crimes, Scams and Frauds.4. Are there any prerequisites?There are no prerequisites for this course. However, a fundamental knowledge in computers is desirable to understand the terminology and concepts better.


Week - 1
1.Introduction to Cyber Space2.Introduction to Information Systems3.Need for Cyber Security
Week - 2
4.Introduction to Cyber Attacks5.Classification of Cyber Attacks6.Classification of Malware, Threats
Week - 3
7.Vulnerability Assessment8.Intrusion Detection Systems9.Intrusion Prevention Systems
Week - 4
10.Introduction to User Authentication Methods11.Biometric Authentication Methods12.Biometric Systems
Week - 5
13.Different Security Models and Security Mechanisms14.Information Security and Network Security15.Operating System Security
Week - 6
16.Web Security17.Email Security18.Mobile Device Security, Cloud Security
Week - 7
19.IoT Security20.Cyber Physical System Security21.Social Media Security
Week - 8
22.Virtual Currency23.Block Chain Technology24.Security Auditing
Week - 9
25.Cyber Crimes26.Different Types of Cyber Crimes, Scams and Frauds
Week - 10
27.Analysis of Crimes, Human Behavior28.Stylometry, Incident Handling
Week - 11
29.Investigation Methods30.Criminal Profiling, Cyber Trails
Week - 12
31.Digital Forensics, History, Challenges32.Branches of Digital Forensics
Week - 13
33.Digital Forensic Investigation Methods34.Reporting, Management of Evidence
Week - 14
35.Cyber Law-Basics36.Information Technology Act 200037.Amendments to IT Act 2000
Week - 15
38.Evidentiary value of Email/SMS, Cybercrimes and Offenses dealt with IPC39.RBI Act and IPR Act in India40.Jurisdiction of Cyber Crime, Cyber Security Awareness Tips

Taught by

Prof. Padmavathi G


4.7 rating, based on 420 Class Central reviews

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  • Hi ,This is arjun a system engineer.Cyber security my course is near about to be complete from swayam .cyber security course is very important for each and every employee ,student teacher ETC.In the world of internet each and every place has a risk about his/her financial,privacy,and important data .The swayam is really a good platform to learn any technical courses.Mrs Padmawati mam teaches ,explain,easy to understand ,

    really after doing this course i have gained more knowledge about the cyber security attack, malware, social engineering ,spying , phisinfg, cyber law and more .
  • can't explain her excellence in words

    i am very glad to see her video

    i want to become like her

    and i will try my best
  • This was really useful for me, i gained great knowledge with this, i recommend all to check it. I was searching for cyber security free course everywhere, but i couldn't get it, then later by my friend suggesting i got to know about class central. Now i have completed the course and I'm eager to do more courses hete
  • Chandran Ram
    The Cybersecurity course conducted by Dr. Padmavathi mam is excellent, where it provides incredible value to the learners. The very well structured modules cover all the topics of Cybersecurity, which makes the course complete in all respect. The module...
  • Anonymous
    Excellent Content, very well planned syllabus and a must course for present and future generation. Cyber Security is now a days is very much linked to each and every task/activity we perform and it has become very important in every aspect of our modern...
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    Wonderful course for them who wants to learn about cyber security as this explains us about cyber crimes and how to deal with it although Cyber-crime has been reported as one of the top four economic crimes perceived by all organizations....
  • This is an amazing program which helps in attaining great knowledge of Cybersecurity, and add growth to one as an individual. It is a great priviledge for me to be a part of this program.
  • It's really a good course related to fundamentals to research level in the field of cybersecurity. I really get benefitted from this course.
  • Anonymous
    I came to know many more things about the authentication method , biometrics , internet of things ,etc., and the possible attacks on them and the recovery options and the best form of securities in them using this course. These seemed very interesting...
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    1. I have been attending MOOCs since 2013 on different websites like coursera, edx, udemy etc and i have done courses of cyber security and cyber forensic from worlds well know universities still i am very much impressed with this course and gives...
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    I am fortunate to come across this course, Cyber Security, in Swayam at a time when I was looking for such course. I compared some of similar courses elsewhere but after going through the introductory video of Dr.Padmavathi garu, I decided I must join...
  • Anonymous
    HI, This is naresh a computer science student. Cyber security my course is near about to be complete from swayam. In the world of internet each and every place has a risk about his/her financial, privacy and important data. Swayam is really a good platform. And Dr. Padmavathi mam is excellent ,where i provides incredible value to learners. They well structured modules cover all the topics of cyber security. Excellent content, very well planned syllabus and a must course for present and future generation.
    This course is very interested and helpful Cyber Security is very important in this digital era due to dependency on online operations, social media practices, upcoming technologies like IoT, IIoT, IoE, digitization and pervasive nature of mobile devices....
  • Today' Era is Digital Era. Looking at Digitization going on world wide, transaction volume is much more increasing. With every aspect of life and going on digitization, there is are chances of cyber cheating and false intrude of scam. This knowledge will definitely be helpful
    One must go and complete the course.
  • Anonymous

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    This course is very useful. I want to pursue the career in ethical hacking but that course was not in run now so i had chosen this course. This course has helped me to look the cyber security in a whole different way. The way the mam teaches the lecture is amazing she uses very easy language for lectures so that we all can easily graps what she is saying
    Apart from this this course also offers glossary, e-text, ppt which is very useful for quick revision. The reference book is also whole online do we don't need to spend money in books. The course has also has assigned both subjective and objective

    Overall this course is Amazing
  • Anonymous
    This course was a great … I will look forward to taking more in the future … The instructor was very helpful and available.
    "I really enjoyed the excellent course reading material. It has really helped me understand so much more about the work I do."
    "I particularly liked seeing images in the PowerPoint slides. They really can add to the understanding of a topic."
  • Anonymous
    As a cyber security professional with over 10+ years experience, I found this course very detailed and cover all the key concepts.

    The course was also explain in a very straight forward manner and throughly.

    I will recommend this course for all the people who want to explore the world of cyber security.
  • This course content are good and Very good lecture of the resource person. Easy to understand the concepts of Cyber Security with neat examples of cyber security issues.
  • Anonymous
    Phishing attack is one of the common types of cyber-attack during 2019 including, ransom ware, ddos (Distributed Denial-Of-Service), computer virus, attack vectors. Phishing attack is contour of social engineering. Phishing was coined around 1996 by...
  • Anonymous
    this course was very useful to upgrade my knowledge in this subject .and was more supported to carry out my research work. Thank you so much

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