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Cybersecurity Course in Mianwali

Cybersecurity Course Outline
I. Introduction to Cybersecurity
Overview of Cybersecurity

Importance and scope of cybersecurity
Evolution of cyber threats and attacks
Cybersecurity challenges in the digital age
Cybersecurity Fundamentals

CIA Triad (Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability)
Principles of cybersecurity (defense in depth, least privilege)
Legal and regulatory aspects of cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Threat Landscape

Types of cyber threats (malware, phishing, ransomware)
Attack vectors and techniques (DDoS, social engineering)
Case studies of prominent cyber attacks
II. Cybersecurity Technologies and Tools
Network Security

Network fundamentals (TCP/IP, DNS, VPN)
Firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS)
Network segmentation and access control
Endpoint Security

Antivirus and anti-malware software
Endpoint detection and response (EDR)
Device encryption and remote wipe capabilities
Secure Communications

Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS)
Email security protocols (DKIM, SPF, DMARC)
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and secure tunnels
III. Cryptography and Data Protection
Cryptography Fundamentals

Encryption algorithms (AES, RSA, Diffie-Hellman)
Hashing algorithms (MD5, SHA-256)
Digital signatures and certificates (PKI)
Data Privacy and Protection

Data classification and sensitivity
Privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs)
GDPR and data protection regulations
Blockchain Technology

Basics of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT)
Cryptocurrencies and smart contracts
Blockchain applications in cybersecurity
IV. Identity and Access Management (IAM)
IAM Principles

Authentication factors (passwords, biometrics, tokens)
Single Sign-On (SSO) and multi-factor authentication (MFA)
Role-based access control (RBAC) and least privilege principle
Identity Management Solutions

Identity federation and attribute-based access control (ABAC)
Identity as a Service (IDaaS) platforms
Managing user identities in hybrid and cloud environments
V. Security Operations and Incident Response
Security Operations Center (SOC)

SOC functions and responsibilities
Security information and event management (SIEM) systems
Threat intelligence and proactive defense strategies
Incident Response

Incident response lifecycle (identification, containment, eradication, recovery)
Forensic analysis and evidence preservation
Post-incident review and lessons learned
VI. Cybersecurity Governance and Compliance
Governance Frameworks

NIST Cybersecurity Framework
ISO/IEC 27001 and 27002 standards
Compliance with industry regulations (PCI DSS, HIPAA)
Risk Management

Risk assessment methodologies (qualitative vs. quantitative)
Threat modeling and vulnerability assessment
Business continuity and disaster recovery planning
VII. Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

AI-driven cybersecurity solutions
Behavioral analytics and anomaly detection
AI in threat detection and response
IoT Security

Challenges in securing IoT devices and networks
IoT authentication and encryption protocols
Securing smart homes and industrial IoT (IIoT)
VIII. Ethical and Legal Issues in Cybersecurity
Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing

Penetration testing methodologies (white-box vs. black-box)
Bug bounty programs and responsible disclosure
Ethical considerations for cybersecurity professionals
Legal Frameworks and Compliance

International cybersecurity laws and treaties
Data breach notification laws
Legal implications of cyber attacks and incident response
IX. Practical Applications and Projects
Hands-On Labs and Simulations

Setting up and configuring cybersecurity tools
Conducting vulnerability assessments and penetration tests
Analyzing and mitigating simulated cyber attacks
Capstone Project

Designing and implementing a cybersecurity strategy
Developing incident response plans and protocols
Project presentation and evaluation
X. Cybersecurity Career Development
Professional Development
Certifications in cybersecurity (CISSP, CEH, CompTIA Security+)
Networking and community involvement
Continuing education and staying current with trends

Admission Open for this course
Contact Number: 03307615544

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