Cyber Security, Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing Certification Course

This intensive 6-month program equips you with the skills to become a proficient ethical hacker and penetration tester.  Delivered over a 12-week period (2 hours daily, 5 days per week), the course offers a comprehensive blend of theory, hands-on labs, and real-world scenario exercises.

Empower your cybersecurity skills with our advanced program, harnessing the latest innovations in digital defence technology.

  • Level : Beginner
  • Flexible schedule
  • Trainer from MNC’s

₹90,000

₹65,000/-

SELECTION BEGINS

Apr-May 2024

LAST DATE TO ENROL

15th June 2024

TENTATIVE START DATE

1st July 2024

COHORT DURATION

26 WEEKS

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

6 months of immersive Live lectures

Learn from top-tier, industry-leading technology experts.

Earn your certification from the prestigious Indian Institute of Code Network and Security (IICNS).

Acquire expertise in pivotal tools for Cyber Security,Wireshark, Metasploit, Kali Linux, and Nmap, integrated into the curriculum.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Threat Detection and Analysis: Learn to identify and analyze cybersecurity threats, including malware, phishing attacks, and unauthorized access attempts.

  • Security Measures Implementation: Acquire skills to implement security measures such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and encryption protocols to protect systems and networks.

  • Incident Response and Management: Gain knowledge of incident response procedures, including investigation techniques, containment strategies, and recovery processes to mitigate security breaches.

  • Compliance and Governance: Understand cybersecurity regulations, standards, and best practices, and learn to ensure organizational compliance and governance with relevant cybersecurity policies and procedures.

COURSE STRUCTURE

  • Introduction to Cyber Security: Core concepts, threats, vulnerabilities, and attack vectors (CIA triad)
  • Introduction to Networking: Network fundamentals, network protocols (TCP/IP), network security concepts (firewalls, intrusion detection)
  • Cybersecurity Laws & Ethics: Introduction to relevant cyber laws, ethical hacking principles, and professional responsibilities
  • Introduction to Linux: Learn basic Linux commands for navigation, file management, system administration. Hands-on labs using a Linux virtual machine.
  • Introduction to Python: Learn control flow, variables, functions, data types. Hands-on labs with coding exercises to automate penetration testing tasks (optional: scripting for vulnerability scanning or web application interaction).
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  • Introduction to Cloud Computing: Understand cloud concepts (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), major cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP). Hands-on labs setting up cloud accounts and exploring basic security features offered by the providers (focusing on security groups and IAM).
  • Web Application Security Concepts: Common web application vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10), injection attacks (SQLi, XSS), Broken Authentication & Session Management.
  • Web Application Firewalls (WAF): Understanding the role of WAFs, deployment strategies, and basic configuration (focusing on rule sets and logging).
  • Introduction to Web Application Security Testing (WAST):  Learn different WAST tools, vulnerability scanning techniques, and manual testing methodologies. Hands-on labs using a free and open-source WAST tool (e.g., OWASP ZAP).
  • Introduction to Kali Linux: Learn the basics of Kali Linux, its functionalities as a penetration testing platform, and installing essential tools.
  • Penetration Testing Methodology: Understand the phases of penetration testing (reconnaissance, enumeration, exploitation, installation, post-exploitation)
  • Information Gathering & Reconnaissance: Techniques for gathering information about the target system (OS fingerprinting, DNS records, network scans). Hands-on labs using Kali Linux tools like Nmap, Whois, DNSenum.
  • Vulnerability Scanning & Enumeration: Techniques for identifying vulnerabilities in web applications and systems (enumeration of services, directories, users). Hands-on labs with vulnerability scanners like Nessus (free community edition) or OpenVAS.
  • Exploitation & Privilege Escalation: Understanding and exploiting common vulnerabilities (buffer overflows – theoretical concepts, SQL injection), privilege escalation techniques (focusing on basic Linux techniques). Hands-on labs with Kali Linux tools like Metasploit Framework for basic exploits and privilege escalation scripts.
  • Post-Exploitation Techniques: Maintaining access to compromised systems (limited hands-on labs due to ethical considerations), lateral movement techniques (conceptual understanding).
  • Covering Tracks & Evading Detection: Techniques to evade detection by anti-virus software and network security controls (conceptual understanding).
  • Reporting & Documentation: Creating comprehensive penetration testing reports, documenting vulnerabilities, and recommendations for remediation.

Choose two out of the following based on your preference

  • Wireless Network Security:  Wireless security protocols (WEP, WPA, WPA2) (conceptual understanding), wireless attacks (war driving, rogue access points) (conceptual understanding), and penetration testing techniques (limited hands-on labs due to legal restrictions).
  • Social Engineering Attacks: Techniques used in social engineering attacks, phishing emails, and social

LEARNING OUTCOME

Learn to identify and analyse cybersecurity threats.

Acquire skills to implement robust security measures.

Master procedures for swift and effective incident response.

Understand and ensure organisational compliance with cybersecurity regulations.

Discover how professionals at leading companies are honing sought-after skills.

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Frequently
Asked Question

What is Cybersecurity?2024-05-14T17:47:25+05:30

Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting computer systems, networks, and data from unauthorized access, cyberattacks, and other security breaches. It involves the implementation of measures, technologies, and strategies to safeguard digital assets and ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information.

What are the prerequisites for enrolling in a Cybersecurity course?2024-05-14T17:48:00+05:30

The prerequisites for enrolling in a Cybersecurity course may vary depending on the specific course and institution. However, common prerequisites may include a basic understanding of computer systems and networks, knowledge of programming languages, and proficiency in mathematics. Some advanced courses may require prior experience or education in related fields.

What topics are covered in a Cybersecurity course curriculum?2024-05-14T17:48:32+05:30

Cybersecurity course curricula typically cover a wide range of topics, including but not limited to network security, cryptography, ethical hacking, risk management, incident response, malware analysis, secure coding practices, and regulatory compliance. The curriculum may also include hands-on lab exercises and real-world case studies to reinforce learning.

What career opportunities are available after completing a Cybersecurity course?2024-05-14T17:49:00+05:30

Graduates of Cybersecurity courses can pursue various career opportunities in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity. These may include roles such as cybersecurity analyst, security consultant, ethical hacker, penetration tester, security architect, incident responder, and compliance officer, among others.

Are Cybersecurity certifications important for career advancement?2024-05-14T17:56:20+05:30

Yes, Cybersecurity certifications are highly valued in the industry and can significantly enhance career prospects for professionals in the field. Certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and CompTIA Security+ are widely recognized and respected by employers.

How can I stay updated with the latest trends and developments in Cybersecurity?2024-05-14T17:56:48+05:30

Staying updated with the latest trends and developments in Cybersecurity is essential for professionals in the field. You can stay informed by following reputable Cybersecurity blogs and news websites, attending industry conferences and webinars, participating in online forums and communities, and pursuing continuous education and certifications.

Is there a high demand for Cybersecurity professionals?2024-05-14T17:57:22+05:30

Yes, there is a growing demand for Cybersecurity professionals globally due to the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyber threats and attacks. Organisations across various industries are actively seeking skilled Cybersecurity professionals to protect their digital assets and mitigate security risks.

Can I pursue a Cybersecurity course without a background in IT or computer science?2024-05-14T17:57:50+05:30

While a background in IT or computer science can be advantageous, it is not always a strict requirement for enrolling in a Cybersecurity course. Many introductory Cybersecurity courses are designed to accommodate students from diverse academic backgrounds and provide foundational knowledge before delving into more advanced topics.

Are there any specific programming languages I need to learn for Cybersecurity?2024-05-14T17:58:19+05:30

While proficiency in programming languages such as Python, C/C++, Java, and scripting languages like PowerShell can be beneficial for certain roles in Cybersecurity, they are not always mandatory prerequisites for entry-level Cybersecurity courses. However, learning programming languages can enhance your skill set and open up more opportunities in the field.

What are the differences between Cybersecurity courses and Information Security courses?2024-05-14T17:58:50+05:30

Cybersecurity and Information Security are closely related fields that focus on protecting digital assets and information systems from security threats. While Cybersecurity typically emphasizes the protection of computer networks, systems, and data from cyberattacks, Information Security encompasses a broader range of practices, including data protection, risk management, and compliance.

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