1. Why this Course on Cyber Security? 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. 2. Who are the intended audience?Anybody who is interested in Cyber Security 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 absolute knowledge in Cyber Security domain. The usage of on-line facilities and complete automation of systems challenge the digital communication through various threats and vulnerabilities. The cyber operations that are punishable according to Cyber Law are also discussed. 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.
Week 1Cyber Security Basics, Security Principles Week 2Cyber Attacks and their Classification Week 3Vulnerability Assessment, Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention Systems Week 4User Authentication Methods, Bio-metric Authentication Methods Week 5Standard Security Models-Information Security-Network Security-Operating System Security Week 6Web Security-E-mail Security-Mobile Device Security-Cloud Security Week 7IoT Security-Cyber Physical System Security-Social Media Security Week 8Virtual Currency-Block Chain Technology-Security Auditing Week 9Cyber Crimes- Types-Data Frauds Week 10Analysis of Crimes-Human Behavior- Stylometry-Incident Handling Week 11Investigation Methods-Criminal Profiling- Cyber Trails Week 12Digital Forensics-History- Challenges-Branches of Digital Forensics Week 13Digital Forensic Investigation Methods-Reporting-Management of Evidence Week 14Cyber Law-Basics-Information Technology Act 2000-Amendments Week 15Evidentiary 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