Certificate in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

Course Code: CCSF

Level: Certificate

Duration: 2 Years

Overview

 

About the Programme

Certificate in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics (Cert. CSF) imparts knowledge about the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.

Cyber Security and Digital forensics is a branch of science pertaining to mechanisms of protecting data integrity, privacy, legal frameworks, and forensic evidence in cyberspace and digital storage media. The programme addresses the underlying need for cyber experts as the world heads towards / is in an Internet explosion mostly fueled by e-commerce, e-banking, e-governance and social media.

The programme trains students to maintain a digital document chain for any structured investigation to find out exactly what happened on a computing device and who was responsible for it.

This is an industry-driven programme that covers the introduction to Open Source Software and Open Standards, HTML programming, Dynamic Paradigm in Business Analytics & Optimization, Business Strategy and Analytics. This programme helps prepare students for careers in the “economy of tomorrow” industries.

Who the Course Targets

This course is for individuals who seek in-depth specialization in the fields of cyber-security, cyber threat intelligence and digital forensics. One can gain advanced and in-depth knowledge of penetration testing; cyber forensics, malware reverse engineering and software vulnerability and can exploit research using a very hands-on approach.

Students who are looking for a career with exceptional prospective fields and challenging roles in a futuristic industry. The financial security, the freedom to relocate, lifelong prospects of learning makes this programme an ideal career for computer science enthusiasts.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1 Semester I

  • CCS111 Introduction to Computing & IT
  • CCSF102 Introduction to Cyber Security
  • CCSF103 Introduction to Digital Forensics
  • CIT111 The Internet & The Web
  • CJM115 Communication Skills

Year 1 Semester II

  • CCS124 Introduction to Programming and Programming Methodology
  • CCSF121 Authentication, Access Control, and Cryptography
  • CCS121 Operating Systems
  • CCSF122 Enterprise Security Roles and Structures
  • CSAI123 Database Management Systems

Year 2 Semester I

  • CCSF211 Emerging Trends in Cyber Security
  • CSAI213 Data Protection & Intellectual Property Rights
  • CSAI214 Cloud Computing and Internet of Things (IoT)
  • CCHN213 Computer Networking Design and Implementation
  • CCSF215 Cyber Security Strategy and Planning

Year 2 Semester II

  • CCHN224 Computer & Network Security
  • CCSF222 Emerging Trends in Cyber Security
  • CCSF223 Cyber Security Risk & Incident Management
  • CCS221 Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in Technology
  • CCSF225 Final Year Project/Thesis

Industrial training

  • CCSF226 Industrial Attachment (8 weeks)

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • The career opportunities available to students with a Certificate in Cyber Security are many. These range from Cyber Security Officers, Penetration Tester/Ethical Hacker, Information Security Officer, among many others.
  • You can also establish a career as an entrepreneur or private Cyber Security Specialist.

COURSE FEES (PER ACADEMIC YEAR)

Semester I

FeesFor NationalsFor International Students
Tuition (Per Semester)475,000/=$275
Functional Fees (Payable once a year)280,000/=$125
Total705,000/=$400

Semester II

FeesFor NationalsFor International Students
Tuition (Per Semester)475,000/=$275
Functional FeesN/AN/A
Total475,000/=$275