Computer and communication technologies have become the key ingredients and backbone to support mission critical infrastructure services in various sectors of our society. In an effort to share information and organize operations, enterprises are creating complex networked systems exposing their networks to customers, suppliers, and other business partners. Advanced network intricacies, larger access requirements, and a dynamic insistence on the internet have opened up the doors for computer, information and network security, leading to cybercrime, a major byproduct, which is a cause of concern for organizations. Professional Diploma in Cyber Investigations and Laws aims at equipping the individuals with conceptual foundations leading to advanced understanding of computing technology, cyber forensic technology and to up skill their technical capabilities in terms of sound understanding of the cyber security ecosystem. The cyber ecosystem is an eco-chain which starts from software design, development, bugs, testing, vulnerability assessment, hacking, digital investigation and forensic trails, and legal framework.
Scope of the Program
The course is designed to develop a working knowledge of the steps of understanding the ecosystem leading to protecting the system and investigative skills in line with the applicable legal framework, beginning with the initial security of the crime scene and concluding with the presentation of evidence. The course explores the policy and law of computer crime and helps in differentiating "cybercrimes" with conventional crime and their transgressive behavior in physical space. Students are expected to recognize, appraise, classify, and demonstrate dexterity in investigating computer related crimes. The student will apply his learning to solve problems exposed through informal appraisal, such as oral communication among students and between the teacher and the students. This course includes lab study designed to inflate important investigative and forensic skills. This course is mapped to various certifications exams from an industrial point of view.
There are immense challenging opportunities in the cyber security industry with the emerging new and dynamic technologies. Cyber security being an upcoming industry calls for new areas of work including Cyber profiling, Cyber policing, Cyber patrolling, Cyber forensics, Cyber investigation, apart from specializations like Image forensics, audio forensics, video forensics, Disk forensics, Software forensics, cloud forensics etc. Challenges to outwit the security problems exposed to the society at large.
This course is structured to give you electives that will help you expand your horizons in areas of your interest. Due to the dependency on Internet, all the major organizations are in the look out to enhance their human resource capital with higher security skill set in order to protect their business interests. Government of India has called for more than 5 lakh security professionals for national security requirements. The Police force is in the lookout for security expertise. Organizations including public sector organizations, Managed security service providers, Banking and financial industries are in the lookout for specialized security skills. Foreign nations have started to track good security skill sets.