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Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Module I: Networking for Cyber-Security

Brief Course Contents:

After attending the course, the participants:

  • Networking and Communication.
  • Attacks & Exploits.
  • Cryptography.
  • Security Fundamentals.
  • Security Architecture
  • Access Management and Control


• Fundamental knowledge of computer and other computational devices.

•Computer Network fundamentals.

Detailed Course Contents:

• Networking and Communication:

(a) OSI Model (b). TCP/IP Model (c). Network Topologies (d). Basic Protocols (e). Common Protocols and Their Port Numbers (f). Different Internetwork Architectures (g). Trust Relationships (h). Wireless Technologies (i). Virtual Network (j). Proxy Servers (k). Firewalls (l). Remote Access Solutions (m). Cloud Computing

• Attacks & Exploits :

(a) Knowing the Attackers & Attacks (b). Social Engineering (c). Code Exploits (d). Methods of Delivering Malware (e). Countermeasure for Code Exploits

•Cryptography :

(a). Terminology (b). Understanding different Encryption & Decryption methods (c). Hashing (d). Transport Layer Security (TLS) (e). Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) (f). Digital Signatures (g). Key Management

• Security Fundamentals:

(a). CIA Triad (b). Common Terminologies (c). Different Security Concepts & Relations (d). Defense in Depth

• Security Architecture:

(a). Requirements (b). Security Models (c). System Evaluation (d). Certification & Accreditation (e). Open & Close System (f). System Security

• Access Management and Control:

(a). Identity Management (b). Web Access Management (c). Authentication Methods (d). Authorization (e). Accountability (f). Session Management (g). Identity as a Service (h). Access Control Mechanisms (i). Access Control Techniques & Technologies (j). Controlling Physical & Logical Access (k). Access Control Practices (l). Access Control Monitoring (m). Access Control Threats