Certified Secure Computer User (C|SCU)

@ CICRA Campus

The purpose of the CSCU training program is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to protect their information assets. This class will immerse students into an interactive environment where they will acquire fundamental understanding of various computer and network security threats such as identity theft, credit card fraud, online banking phishing scams, virus and backdoors, emails hoaxes, sex offenders lurking online, loss of confidential information, hacking attacks and social engineering. More importantly, the skills learnt from the class helps students take the necessary steps to mitigate their security exposure.

What Will You Learn

Students going through CSCU training will learn:

  • Basic computer security concepts, fundamental elements of information security, common security risks and countermeasures
  • Threats to various operating systems originating from malwares, hacking and misconfiguration
  • Various security mechanisms to secure latest Windows and Mac OSes including password protection, firewall configuration and file encryption
  • The basic working of antivirus applications and how to choose an appropriate antivirus for their systems
  • Encryption and how it can be used to ensure information security
  • The different types of data backup techniques
  • Various threats over Internet while using search engines, online gaming, IMs, etc. and their countermeasures
  • Parents and teachers will know how they can protect their child from online threats
  • Wired and wireless networking concepts
  • How to ensure security while doing online transactions
  • Internet security threats and how to stay safe online
  • Email security threats such as spams, malware and scam mails and countermeasures
  • The importance of HIPPA, FERPA and PCI DSS acts for information security
  • How to obtain and use digital signatures to secure emails
  • Identity theft and countermeasures to protect against or respond to an identity theft
  • Social engineering techniques and how is it used for information and identity theft
  • Various social networking security threats and how to stay safe
  • Various threats to information stored in mobile devices and countermeasures

Who Should Attend

This course is specifically designed for todays' computer users who uses the internet and the www extensively to work, study and play.

Course Duration

32 Hours

Exam Information 

  • Exam Name : CSCU (112-12) Exam
  • Credit Towards Certification : Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)

Exam Details

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Test Duration: 2 Hours
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice
  • Test Delivery: EC-Council Exam Portal


Students will be prepared for EC-Council's SCUS exam 112-12

This certification is an excellent complement to educational offerings in the domain of security and networking.

Educational institutions can provide greater value to students by providing them not only with one of the most updated courseware available today but with a certification that empower their students in the corporate world. The courseware comes complete with labs and exercises to allow the student to gain actual skills.

Modules Covered:

  • CSCU Module 01: Foundations of Security
  • CSCU Module 02: Securing Operating Systems
  • CSCU Module 03: Protecting Systems Using Antiviruses
  • CSCU Module 04: Data Encryption
  • CSCU Module 05: Data Backup and Disaster Recovery
  • CSCU Module 06: Internet Security
  • CSCU Module 07: Securing Network Connections
  • CSCU Module 08: Securing Online Transactions
  • CSCU Module 09: Securing Email Communications
  • CSCU Module 10: Social Engineering and Identity Theft
  • CSCU Module 11: Security on Social Networking Sites
  • CSCU Module 12: Information Security and Legal Compliance
  • CSCU Module 13: Securing Mobile Devices


32 Hours

Course Level





Computer Security , Hacking Certifications

Contact Details

+94 11 2 596200, +94 11 2 596201


No 1002, 8th Floor , Unity Plaza , Colombo 04

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