Program Description

It is a comprehensive course to learn the most effective steps to prevent attacks and detect adversaries with actionable techniques that one can directly apply when they get back to work.

As Certified Cyber Warrior, the participant will learn tips and tricks from the best of the experts from a mix of industry & academia, so that they can win the battle against the wide range of cyber adversaries that want to harm the enterprises IT environment.

Course enrollment data

Learning Format



14 weeks
May 14 2023

Certified by

Certificate of Completion by IIT-MADRAS

Program Fee

₹141600.00 (inclusive of tax)


Program Description

Program Brochure

Sample Certificate

Education Qualification

For Indian Participants - Graduates or Diploma Holders (10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institutions in their respective country.

Suggested Prerequisites

Basic understanding of technology, networks, and security, while not mandatory, will be an added advantage.

Teaching Hours


Lead Faculty

Prof. V. Kamakoti (IIT Madras) & other guest faculties from IIIT D&M, IIIT-B & industry professionals

Course Offered By

Learning Schedule

Introduction Session, Introduction & Overview to Cyber Security

Digital Forensics - An Overview, IT & Cyber Law - An Overview

Cryptography - An Overview, Physical Security and Importance

Governance & Compliance - An Overview, Cyber Risk and Cyber Insurance Best Practices

Network Security - The Corporate Culture, Offensive Security - Hackers Mind

Mobile Security - Common Man Vulnerability,Cloud Security - The Global Problem

Dark web and Deep web - Does it really exist

Risk Management - It is very important?

Security Operation Centre - Need of the hour

Application Security - Every organisation's Real Problem

Cyber Security Design and Maintaining Resilience & Best Practices

Malware Analysis - An Overview

20 Critical Security components - Discussion

Incident Management an overview

Boot camp @IIT-Madras - 30 Hours - 3 Days - 52 Tools

1. The boot camp comprises of 30 packed hours of exhibiting state-of-the art cyber security tools to try and practice is real world Cyber Environment created for learning purpose.

2. The boot camp has teams to practice red teaming and white teaming exercise to plan, execute, protect, detect and support features.

Terms and Condition

1. Please read through the PDD documents carefully and convince yourself about your abilities to complete the course before deciding to join the course and pay the fees. We also recommend you to visit the FAQ page of Digital Skills Academy website, regarding the details including program definition, certification, refund policies, etc.

2. The course dates proposed in the website are tentative and due to uncertainties due to Covid Pandemic & related lockdowns, there are likely delays. Digital Skills Academy (DSA) & FISST shall have the option to postpone/ reschedule or cancel a Course, if requisite numbers of students have not enrolled/ registered for the Course or for any other reason including non-academic and academic reasons. In such case of delays, as per institute policy, no refund of fees paid will be applicable.

3. The course contents proposed by faculty and the order of delivery can change, as per the latest evolution of new technologies/incidents or methodologies to keep the course contemporary. Overall, DSA & FISST will attempt to keep the proposed structure/delivery order the same and inform the students in the class, if there are any changes needed.

4. All candidates enrolled must fulfill the academic requirements specified and shared by the course faculty/coordinator in order to be issued the certificate by IIT-Madras. In case candidates do not meet the academic requirements, they will not be issued any certificate from IIT-M.

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