Cyber Security Training Program

We are excited to announce that the Center for Cyber Security Studies and Research is now offering a comprehensive Cyber Security Training Program. This program is designed to equip participants with the latest skills and knowledge in the field of cyber security through hands-on experience and live project execution.

Program Highlights:

  • Live Projects: Participants will have the unique opportunity to work on real-world projects, enabling them to apply theoretical knowledge in practical scenarios. These projects are tailored to mirror current challenges in the cyber security landscape, providing invaluable experience.
  • Expert Instructors: Learn from some of the leading experts in the field. Our instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and experience, having worked on the forefront of cyber security.
  • Certification: Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate from the Center for Cyber Security Studies and Research. This certification will attest to their skills and knowledge, serving as a significant credential in their professional growth.

Who Should Attend: This program is ideal for Students, IT professionals, network engineers, security analysts, and any individual with a background in technology who is looking to enhance their cyber security expertise.

Enroll Now: Spaces are limited, so we encourage early registration to secure your place in this transformative training program. Enhance your skills, advance your career, and become a leader in the ever-evolving field of cyber security.

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Training Program Contents

  1. Cybersecurity Fundamentals: 
    1. Understanding of basic cybersecurity principles, concepts, and terminology.
    1. This includes knowledge of common attack vectors, network protocols, encryption, authentication, and access control mechanisms.
  2. Networking:
    1. TCP/IP Protocol Suite: Understand the TCP/IP protocol suite, including protocols like IP, TCP, UDP, ICMP, and ARP. Knowledge of IP addressing, subnetting, and routing is essential.
    1. Network Architecture: Familiarity with network architectures, such as LAN, WAN, and VPN. Understand the components of a network, including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and proxy servers.
    1. Network Protocols: Understand common network protocols like DNS, DHCP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and SNMP. This knowledge helps in identifying network traffic anomalies and potential security risks.
    1. Network Hardening: Knowledge of network hardening practices to secure network devices and infrastructure. This includes implementing secure configurations, disabling unnecessary services, and applying access controls.
  3. Operating Systems:
    1. Windows Operating Systems: Proficiency in various versions of Windows, such as Windows 10, Windows Server 2016/2019, and older versions like Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008. Understand the Windows file system, user management, group policies, and event logs.
    1. Linux/Unix Operating Systems: Familiarity with popular Linux distributions like Ubuntu, as well as Unix-based systems like macOS or FreeBSD. Understand the Linux/Unix file system, user management, permissions, and command-line interface.
    1. Patch Management: Knowledge of patch management processes and techniques for different operating systems. Understand how to identify missing patches, prioritize them based on criticality, and apply patches to mitigate vulnerabilities.
    1. System Hardening: Knowledge of system hardening practices to secure operating systems. This includes disabling unnecessary services, applying security configurations, enabling firewalls, and implementing strong authentication mechanisms.
    1. User and Group Management: Understanding how to manage users and groups within an operating system. This includes creating user accounts, assigning appropriate permissions, managing password policies, and implementing access controls.
    1. System Administration: Proficiency in system administration tasks, such as installing, configuring, and maintaining operating systems. Understand how to manage system resources, monitor system performance, and troubleshoot common issues.
    1. System Logging and Auditing: Familiarity with system logging and auditing mechanisms. Understand how to configure and monitor system logs, enable auditing of critical events, and use log analysis tools for detecting suspicious activities.
    1. File System Security: Knowledge of file system security features and techniques. Understand file and directory permissions, access control lists (ACLs), and encryption mechanisms to protect sensitive data.
    1. Incident Response: Basic understanding of incident response procedures and techniques specific to operating systems. This includes isolating compromised systems, collecting system artefacts, and performing system-level forensics.
    1. Operating System Vulnerabilities and Exploits: Awareness of common operating system vulnerabilities and associated exploits. Stay updated with the latest vulnerabilities and security advisories to effectively protect systems.
    1. Security Baselines and Hardening Guides: Familiarity with security baselines and hardening guides provided by operating system vendors. Understand the recommended security configurations and settings to implement in the operating system.
    1. Backup and Recovery: Knowledge of backup and recovery processes for operating systems. Understand how to create system backups, test recovery procedures, and restore systems in the event of a security incident or system failure.
    1. Secure Remote Access: Understanding secure remote access mechanisms for operating systems, such as Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), or Secure Shell (SSH). Understand how to configure and monitor remote access to systems securely.
  4. Security Tools:
    1. Firewall and Network Security Tools
    1. Knowledge of network monitoring tools 
    1. intrusion detection/prevention systems 
    1. log analysis tools
    1. vulnerability scanners 
    1. SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) systems.
  5. Incident Response:
    1. Incident Response Frameworks: Familiarity with incident response guidelines by Cert-IN. 
    1. Understanding of the key stages of incident response including preparation, identification, containment, eradication, recovery, and lessons learned.
    1. Incident Classification and Triage: Ability to classify and triage security incidents based on their severity, impact, and potential risk. Understand the importance of prioritizing incidents for effective response and resource allocation.
  6. Malware Analysis: Basic knowledge of malware analysis, including static and dynamic analysis techniques, is valuable. Understanding how to analyze malicious files, reverse-engineer malware, and identify indicators of compromise (IoCs) is beneficial.
  7. Threat Intelligence:
    1. Knowledge of threat intelligence sources, feeds, and indicators of compromise (IoCs) is important. 
    1. This involves staying up to date with the latest cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities, and attack techniques to proactively defend against them. 
  8. Security Monitoring and Analysis:
    1. The ability to analyze security logs, events, and alerts from various sources (e.g firewalls, IDS/IPS, antivirus software, windows event logs, Linux log file analysis) is crucial. 
    1. Understanding how to identify suspicious activities, perform security incident correlation, and conduct forensic investigations is highly valuable.
  9. Vulnerability Management:
    1. Knowledge of vulnerability assessment and management processes, including vulnerability scanning, risk assessment, and patch management, is important for identifying and remediating security weaknesses in systems and applications.
  10. Compliance and Regulations:
    1. Familiarity with relevant cybersecurity laws, regulations, and industry standards (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS) is necessary, 
  11. Teamwork and Communication
    1. Effective communication and collaboration skills are essential when working in a team during high-pressure situations.
    1. You should be able to coordinate with other team members, share information, and clearly convey findings and recommendations.
  12. Operational Technology Security:
    1. Understanding of OT Systems: Familiarity with different types of OT systems, including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Industrial Control Systems (ICS), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Understand their architecture, protocols, and operational characteristics.
    1. OT Security Standards and Regulations: Knowledge of OT security standards and regulations such as the IEC 62443 series, NIST SP 800-82, and industry-specific regulations. Understand the requirements and best practices for securing OT systems.
    1. OT Network Architecture: Proficiency in OT network architecture, including OT-specific protocols, network segmentation, and demilitarized zones (DMZs). Understand how OT systems are connected and communicate with each other and enterprise IT systems.
    1. OT Security Risks and Threats: Awareness of the unique security risks and threats faced by OT systems, including operational disruption, physical safety hazards, and environmental impact. Understand common attack vectors and techniques targeting OT systems, such as PLC exploits or man-in-the-middle attacks.
  13. Security of Industrial Protocols: Knowledge of industrial protocols used in OT systems, such as Modbus, DNP3, OPC, and Profibus. Understand the security considerations and vulnerabilities associated with these protocols. 


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