Basic Cyber Security Course

Cybersecurity refers to the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.

Cybersecurity is a collection of tools, policies, security concepts, security safeguards, guidelines, risk management approaches, actions, training, best practices, assurance and technologies that can be used to protect the cyber environment and organization and user’s assets. Organization and user’s assets include connected computing devices, related personnel, organizational infrastructure, applications, services, telecommunications systems and networks. It also includes transmitted and/or stored information in the cyber environment.

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Cybersecurity refers to the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.

Cybersecurity is a collection of tools, policies, security concepts, security safeguards, guidelines, risk management approaches, actions, training, best practices, assurance and technologies that can be used to protect the cyber environment and organization and user’s assets. Organization and user’s assets include connected computing devices, related personnel, organizational infrastructure, applications, services, telecommunications systems and networks. It also includes transmitted and/or stored information in the cyber environment.

Cybersecurity aims to ensure the attainment and maintenance of the security properties of the organization and user’s assets against relevant security risks in the cyber environment.

This course will give you a broad introduction to information security knowledge and will focus on the following areas:

1. Introduction to Information Security Concepts and Principles
2. Introduction to Cryptography
3. Physical and Environmental Security
4. Security Management
5. Communications and Network Security
6. Digital Forensics


Course Details

Module 1: Introduction to Information Security Concepts and Principles
1. Definition of Security
2. Concept of Cyberspace
3. Concept of Cybercrime
4. Introduction to Cyber-security and its importance in today’s world.Module 2: Introduction to Cryptography
1. Public Key Cryptosystem
2. Private Key Cryptosystem
3. Hashing Functions
4. Popular Algorithms

Module 3: Physical and Environmental Security
1. Identifying Assets, Threats and Vulnerabilities
2. Computer and Physical security
3. Firewalls
4. VPNs

Module 4: Security Management
1. Security Governance
2. Risk Management
3. Business continuity Management
4. Laws and Regulations

Module 5: Communications and Network Security
1. Types of Malware
2. Wireless/ Wired Network Attacks
3. IDS/IPS systems
4. Secure Network Protocols

Module 6: Digital Forensics
1. Introduction to Digital Forensics
2. Gathering and Analyzing Evidence

 

Trainer – Dr. Sarita Singh

Dr. Sarita Singh received her Ph.D. degree for her work done in the area of Information Security. She is the recipient of the prestigious Infosys fellowship for pursuing her Ph.D. Programme. She has more than twenty-five years of teaching and research experience in Singapore, Malaysia and India in the field of Programming, Information Security, Web-application Development, Computer Networks and Engineering related modules.

She has presented papers at several National and International Conferences and has written articles for magazines. She has authored text-books for Engineering courses as well.