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IIT Madras Invites Applications from Graduates for Certificate Course on Cyber Security: Check Details

IIT Madras is offering a certificate course on cyber security called Certified Cyber Warriors for graduates and diploma holders from recognized institutes
IIT Madras is currently accepting applications from graduates and diploma holders for a certificate online course on cyber security called “Certified Cyber Warriors”. The course is being offered through the Digital Skills Academy platform of IIT Madras, and participants will be introduced to tips and tricks to prevent attacks and detect adversaries with actionable techniques from experts from industry and academia, says the website.

The course will be conducted by Prof V Kamakoti from IIT Madras as well as other guest faculties from IIIT D and M, IIIT B and industry professionals. The online classes will be live and interactive, and participants will receive a certificate of completion from IIT Madras. The online classes will be followed by 30 hours of boot camp at IIT Madras, and a graduation ceremony.

What Students Will Learn in the IIT Madras Certificate Course on Cyber Security
Students who enroll for the course will be introduced to the following topics over the duration of 14 weeks and 4 hours per week, which amounts to 56 hours of learning:

Introduction and overview of cyber security
Digital forensics
IT and cyber law
Physical security and importance
Governance and compliance
Cyber risk and cyber insurance best practices
Network security: the corporate culture
Offensive security: hackers mind
Mobile security: common man vulnerability
Cloud security: the global problem
Dark web and Deep web: Does it really exist
Risk Management :It is very important?
Security operation centre: Need of the hour
Application Security: Every organisation’s real problem
Cyber security design and maintaining resilience and best practices
Malware analysis: An overview
Critical security components: Discussion
Incident management: An overview

How to Apply for IIT Madras Certificate Course on Cyber Security

Interested participants will have to enroll on the Digital Skills Academy platform. The course will be conducted from 20 December 2020 onwards and will cost Rs 1,41,600. Those who wish to know more about the course are advised to go through the official website for more information.