Professional Certificate in Cyber Security

@ Informatics Institute of Technology - IIT

1.0 Introduction to Cybersecurity:

  • Definition and scope of cybersecurity
  • Importance of cybersecurity in modern society
  • Common cyber threats and attacks

2.0 Information Security:

  • Confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA) triad
  • Security policies, procedures, and best practices

3.0 Operating System Security:

  • Secure operating system configurations
  • User access controls and permissions
  • Patch management and software updates
  • security tool kit Design

4.0 Cryptography:

  • Basic concepts of encryption, decryption, and cryptography
  • Symmetric and asymmetric encryption algorithms
  • Public key infrastructure (PKI) and digital certificates

5.0 Web Security:

  • Common web vulnerabilities (e.g., Cross-Site Scripting, SQL Injection)
  • Web application security best practices
  • Secure coding principles and frameworks

6.0 Network Security:

  • Firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems
  • Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and secure remote access
  • Wireless network security

7.0 Malware and Social Engineering:

  • Types of malwares (e.g., viruses, worms, ransomware)
  • Anti-malware techniques and tools
  • Social engineering attacks and countermeasures

8.0 Ethical and Legal Aspects of Cybersecurity:

  • Ethical hacking and responsible disclosure
  • Legal and regulatory considerations in cybersecurity
  • Privacy and data protection laws

9.0 Emerging Trends and Technologies:

  • Cloud security
  • Internet of Things (IoT) security
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning in cybersecurity


October 07, 2023


3 Months

Course Fee


Course Level





Computer Security , Computing

Contact Details

0770 566 577

57, Ramakrishna Road , Colombo 06

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