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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
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.  According to an ASSOCHAM report the number...
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.  According to an ASSOCHAM report the number of cyber-crimes all over the world will reach to a higher level to earn money in an illegal way. The statistics from the surveys shows how the Cyber-crime has been increasing at an alarming rate all over the world. What is cybercrime? Webopedia defines Cybercrime as "any criminal act dealing with computers and networks (called hacking)”.  Cybercrime is a range of illegal digital activities targeted at organizations in order to cause harm.  The simplest possible definition given by Norton Company is “Cybercrime is simply a crime that has some kind of computer or cyber aspect to it”.  According to Norton, for every 3 seconds someone’s identity is stolen as a result of cybercrime. Cyber-crimes do not consider any boundaries or territorial barriers. Making the cyber world safer is the major concern to all the stakeholders. In this regard, every country will have its own Cyber law or Internet law to control the cybercrimes in their countries.
The course on Cyber Security is important in this digital era as most of our operations are online. Learning 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. It is imperative to safe-guard the individual, organization and the government from the dangers of cyber threats and attacks.An introductory level course on the basics of Cyber Security, different security models, cyber-attacks, cyber scams and frauds, the investigation mechanisms and cyber law is the need of the hour. It is a comprehensive course that covers all the aspects of Cyber Security.
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
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 of lecturer teaches the course is amazing.so that i can easily understand what she is saying
Apart from 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
The course is going good and the whole structure of the course is very helpful. But if there were more parts of technical part such as technical explanations and practical exposure to various aspects then it would had been more useful and moreover anyone will learn more effectively in technical rather than in textual format. But i appreciate and thank for providing me an opportunities in enrolling in such a valuable course. Thank you
The course was very informative covering all the topics in detail and in-depth i admire my faculty for making the course well organized,fluent and best part of it is up-to-date content with excellent presentations and E-text a special thanks to Dr Padmavathi Ganapathi madamand all other faculty for sharing their sound knowledge.
This is the class which I had never experienced before. All the contents and information helps me in keeping my data sources safely. Thanks for Swayam management for creating this free education is from home. Enjoying studying here
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 5 stars because of following reasons:-...
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 5 stars because of following reasons:-
(a) This course is well organised in 15 weeks with every important topic related to cyber
security and cyber forensic, all have been covered.
(b) Unlike other universities MOOCs, PPTs of every topic, E Text which is very very helpful and
week glossary, no one provides such useful content at free of cost. Amazing.
(c) Specialty of this course is that in cyber law, Indian IT Act 2000 is
explained and cyber laws and crimes applicable to Indian citizens are
explained in detail.
(d) In the end live interview conducted with live examples in India which
we cannot even imagine are discussed, which is an another achievement for
In the age of information technology, cyber security is most important aspects of security of information as well as national security of our country. It is very informative course. Which helps us to acknowledge the things? It teaches us a proper way of learning. In current situation of COVID-19, whole country is facing lockdown. Through SWAYAM courses we can continue our learning process without any hurdle.
The course is very apt in the present era. Content is well structured, videos,e-Text,ppts self-contained and lucid- its a seamless journey. The learning process has been very enjoyable.Thanks to the Madam and other Sirs for developing and presenting the course in such a graded manner while encapsulating the essence of all the relevant fields.
As the use of mobile has increased,this course helps me to learn more about the cyber space and it helps me how to handle any problem .It also gives me full knowledge about the cyber security .IT is convenient to take up the course also NPTEL comes up with the various technically advanced courses which are inevitable in every sphere of life .
I have interest in ethical hacking but don't know which course to choose but now i have chosen a worth online course, mam was very knowledgeable and provided a wealth of information about the current version I cannot express how great the instructor was and the overall content of the material. I would definitely recommend this to my friends.
The course is very useful and very informative. Thanks to my faculty for making the course well organized, understandable and covering all the topics in-depth by a fluent manner. By taking this course, I am able to understand the cyber things happening.
This course was very informative covering all topics in detail. I admire my faculty for making the course well organized, fluent and up to date with excellent presentation and E-text. PPT and E-text are very useful for quick references.A special thanks to Dr. padmavathi mam and other faculties
is taking this course right now, spending 48 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Cyber security is my base course that I like more than the other courses because this one you will gate experience more than the other courses I want to study this course because technology every day, every hour, every minute, and every secon. It is dragging closer to the people.
is taking this course right now and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This course is very much useful and understand the current status of cyber world .The course on cyber security is important for digital era and most operations on online.Its used to safeguard the individual,organization and the government from the dangers of cyber threats and attacks.