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Foundations of Cybersecurity in Mumbai

Learn about fundamental cybersecurity concepts and their application in real-world contexts.

8 weeks long course | 100% Online

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Project based learning with 1 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

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Syllabus

This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

As technology and software continue to advance, so do the risks of cyber attacks. This is why cybersecurity is needed to protect data, systems, and networks from these malicious attacks carried out by hackers seeking to obtain private information, or destroy the system entirely. 

By taking this course, learners will…

  • Understand fundamental cybersecurity concepts, different sources of cyber threats, and the measures taken to prevent them from happening. 
  • Get exposure to real-world cybersecurity scenarios. 
  • Understand how Security Operations Center (SOC) Teams work in the industry. 
  • Complete weekly challenges that require practical application of the concepts they learned. 
  • Complete a project designed by experts according to industry specifications. 

Who can enroll in this course? 

Learners with basic knowledge in computer science, and an interest to pursue a career in the field of cyber security can enroll in this course.

Course Syllabus in Mumbai

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Week 1 - Introduction to Cybersecurity Hardware Basics

Cybersecurity involves protecting sensitive information, systems, programs, and networks from harmful digital attacks. When it comes to protecting a computer system, hardware devices are just as important as the software installed on it. Hardware devices can be used to protect computer systems from these malicious attacks. It is important to understand the different hardware devices used for cybersecurity. 

This week will cover

  • The basics of cybersecurity 
  • Importance of cybersecurity
  • Careers in cybersecurity 
  • Basic hardware and boot devices
  • Challenges on Enterprise Cyber Attack
  • Prerequisites for Cyber Security career
  • Power-On Self Test (POST)
  • Basic Input/Output System (BIOS)
  • Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
  • Network Interface Card (NIC)
  • Firmware
  • Virtualization
  • Redundant Array of Independent/Inexpensive Disks
  • (RAID)
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS)
  • Hard Disk Drives (HDD), Solid-State Drive (SSD),
  • Non-Volatile Memory express (NVMe)

Week 2 - Networking Basics

Networking is the process of linking computer systems together to enable the transfer of data between them. Data is shared back and forth between systems through devices that communicate with each other, as well as with other networks. As data is shared back and forth between systems, security devices monitor the traffic and filter out potential harmful traffic. It is important to understand how networking works, as well as the different devices in a network. 

This week will cover

  • Router and its usage 
  • Firewall 
  • Private and Public Internet Protocol (IP)
  • Protocol 
  • Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Layer 
    • Introduction to Networking 
    • Router, Switch, Firewall, Wi-Fi 
    • Access Point vs Range Extender 
    • IPV4 / IPV6
    • Private and Public IP
    • MAC Address
    • Protocol
    • OSI Layer
    • Attack patterns based on OSI Layer

Week 3 - Networking

Networks have different features, processes, and configurations when working across servers. There are also technologies used to monitor a system or network for harmful threats. When a threat is detected, they take a set of defined measures to prevent it from affecting the system. It is therefore important to understand the dynamics of a network. 

This week will cover

  • Intrusion Detection System (IDS), Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) 
  • Unicast, Broadcast, Multicast 
  • Automatic Private IP Adressing (APIPA) 
  • Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) 3 Way Handshake 
  • Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)/Reverse Address Resolution Protocol (RARP) 
  • Port Number and Well Known Ports 
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)/Value-Added Network (VAN)

Week 4 - Windows

Windows is primarily an OS that facilitates connecting to the internet, and lets users interact with the system. It has servers that process, manage, and share data to other systems via networks. There are protection protocols integrated into the operating system to keep it safe from threats when sharing data across servers. It is therefore important to understand the basics of Windows and servers. 

This week will cover

  • Server types 
  • Workgroup Vs. Domain 
  • User Account Control Usage
    • What a server is and its function
    • Windows server roles and usage
    • Products used in windows server
    • Workgroup Vs Domain
    • User Account Control usage
    • Bitlocker functionality
    • Event Viewer usage
    • PowerShell in windows
    • Basic windows commands

Week 5 - Linux

Linux is an operating system that is free of cost. It has a security distribution called Kali Linux that is made specifically for cybersecurity. By using Kali Linux, cyber attacks can be simulated on the system to identify any possible vulnerabilities. It is important to know the basics and features of Linux and Kali Linux.   

This week will cover

  • Linux and its features
  • Linux Distros
  • Directory structure
  • File systems
  • Linux basic commands
    • Linux and its structure
    • The list of features in Linux
    • Linux distributions and its types
    • Linux directory and file structure
    • Linux basic commands
    • Networking based commands in linux
    • Kali linux and its features

Week 6 - Security Part 1

Cyber attacks aim to harm the working of a network or system. These attacks are carried out by hackers using different methods that pose cybersecurity threats. It is important to understand the different sources of cybersecurity threats to prevent them from attacking a system or network. 

This week will cover

  • Types of hackers 
  • Sources of cybersecurity threats 
  • Types of malware and its classifications 
  • Difference between virus/spam and its working scenario 
  • Raise of spyware, adware, and keylogger 
  • Ransomware working and types 
  • Phishing, Denial of Service (DoS), and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks

Week 7 - Security Part 2

Hackers use attack vectors to intrude systems and networks. Attack vectors are different methods that they use to steal and exploit data from organizations. It is important to know the different possible attack vectors used by hackers to protect systems in organizations. 

This week will cover

  • Attack vectors based on web application 
  • URL structure and how URL manipulation works 
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and SQL (Structured Query Language) Injection 
  • What encryption is and how its related to Secure Sockers Layer (SSL)/Transport Layer Security (TLS) 
  • Comparing the usage of cryptography in daily use of applications 
  • HTTP request methods and detection of status code
  • Honey pot in cybersecurity 
  • Importance of Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
  • Top 10 most critical risks

Week 8 - Security Part 3

As there are many cybersecurity risks and threats, cybersecurity frameworks provide a standard set of protocols and practices on how to manage them. These frameworks provide organizations with a structured process to strengthen their cybersecurity management. It is therefore important to understand cyber security frameworks and their importance. 

This week will cover

  • Cyber risk analysis 
  • Cyber security frameworks 
  • Blockchain and cloud computing 
  • Insight of darknet and how to defend yourself 
    • CIA and it’s usage
    • Difference between threat, vulnerability and risk
    • Cybersecurity frameworks and it’s efficiency in enterprise
    • How blockchain technology is used in cryptocurrency
    • Cloud computing and its types
    • How MFA works and its types
    • Dark web and how it’s used
    • Protecting yourself from cyber attacks

Week 9 - Security Operation Center (SOC) Teams

Security Operations Center (SOC) teams are essential in protecting organizations from malicious cyberattacks by investigating possible threats. They are also responsible for managing security threats that arise, and managing security infrastructure. It is important to understand their roles and responsibilities, as well as the way they operate to protect organizations and systems from threats. 

This week will cover

  • Team roles and responsibility
  • Working hierarchy
  • Multiple layers of Securing the infrastructure
  • Physical and cloud security
    • Introduction to SOC team
    • Network Security
    • Application Security
    • Cloud Security
    • Endpoint Security
    • Email Security
    • Vulnerability management
    • Penetration Testing
    • Identity Access Management (IAM)
    • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects in Mumbai

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 1 Projects that are available in this program.

Paradigm of Building Cyber-Ops Team from Square one

Learners are required to work through a case study about the Rivera organization that is planning to build their IT team. They hire Alex as a desktop engineer. Learners will have to understand and apply cybersecurity concepts they learned to work through a series of scenarios (related to cybersecurity) that Alex will encounter. By the end of this project, learners have to create and configure a server. They are also to configure a Windows/Linux based server and establish communication.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

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Upgrade Your Cyber security Skills with Skill-Lync's Foundations of Cyber Security Course in Mumbai

Skill-Lync’s cyber security course in Mumbai is an advanced-level course offering hands-on experience in cyber security concepts and real-world projects. 

The risks of cyber attacks are increasing as technology and software improve. This is why cybersecurity is required to protect data, systems, and networks against malicious hacker assaults aimed at obtaining private information or destroying the system.

Once you complete this cybersecurity course you will understand the basics of cybersecurity, the many types of cyber risks, and the actions used to prevent them. You will get hands-on experience with real-life cybersecurity challenges and understand how the industry's Security Operations Center (SOC) Teams operate. 

You will understand what cybersecurity is and how industries carry out cyber practices to safeguard their internal system. At the end of this cyber security training course, you will be able to conduct penetration testing and vulnerability management.

Hardware and boot devices, Network Interface Card, Hard Disk Drives (HDD), Solid-State Drives (SSD), and Non-Volatile Memory Express will be covered. You will learn about networking and how to detect attacks starting in the second week.

Skill-Lync offers one of the best cyber security courses in mumbai that gives you experience with the features and protocols of several operating systems, such as Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. A cybersecurity specialist must have a thorough understanding of operating systems.

Frequently Asked Questions about Foundations of Cybersecurity Course in Mumbai

Why should I enrol in a cybersecurity online course?

The online cybersecurity course from Skill-Lync will cover all the core cybersecurity ideas you'll need to keep your system safe from hackers. This cybersecurity course will assist you in identifying all the possible threats.

What is the eligibility to enrol in this cyber security course in Mumbai with placement?

This course is for students who have a basic understanding of computer science and want to work in the field of cyber security.

What is the fee for this cybersecurity online course?

This cyber security course in Mumbai fees is flexible and is available in three plans. The basic plan provides you with 2 months of access at INR 7000 per month for three months, the Pro plan provides you with 4 months of access at INR 10,000 per month for three months and the Premium plan provides you lifetime access at INR 15,000 per month for three months.

What is the benefit of enrolling in Skill-Lync’s cybersecurity online course?

Pursuing a course at Skill-Lync would offer many benefits to you,

  • Industry-oriented curriculum.
  • Hands-on experience in solving industry projects.
  • Email and forum support from the technical support team to clear your doubts.
  • A certificate of completion and top 5% of the learners will receive a course completion certificate.

What job roles can I apply for after completing this online cybersecurity course?

After the completion of the best cybersecurity course, you can explore the following job roles:

  • Cyber security analyst
  • Cyber security consultant
  • Ethical hacker- Cyber security
  • Cyber security operations analyst 

After completing this online cybersecurity course, what is the expected salary range?

The average yearly income for a Cyber Security Analyst in India is 5.0 lakhs, ranging from 3.0 lakhs to 10.0 lakhs. However, your pay package primarily depends on your expertise and experience.

Can you tell me more about Skill-Lync?

Skill-Lync is among India's leading EdTech platforms dedicated to transforming engineering education. We equip young engineers with the latest skill sets and cutting-edge tools in new-age technologies.
The brainchild of two engineers from Chennai, Skill-Lync, is on a mission to bridge the skill gap between aspiring professionals and the industry's demands through job-oriented courses.

Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.

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1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.

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8 years in the experience range

Instructors with 8 years extensive industry experience.

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Areas of expertise

  • Cyber Security
  • Computer Science

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