Cyber World

What do you Learn?

Acquaintance Centro Overview

This advanced 6-month course offers a comprehensive education in cybersecurity, ethical hacking, and cyber forensics, ensuring students have the knowledge and skills required to secure systems, investigate cyber incidents, and pursue careers in the cybersecurity field. Ethical considerations and legal aspects are also covered to ensure responsible practices.


Foundations of Cybersecurity

1.1. Introduction to Cybersecurity

  • Understanding the Cybersecurity Landscape
  • Key Concepts: Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks
  • Cybersecurity Frameworks and Standards (NIST, ISO 27001)

1.2.Network Security

  • Network Architecture and Protocols
  • Firewalls, IDS, and IPS
  • VPNs and Secure Communication


Operating System and Software Security

2.1. Operating System Security

  • Secure OS Configuration
  • Patch Management
  • User Access Control and Privilege Escalation

2.2. Software Security

  • Secure Coding Practices
  • Common Software Vulnerabilities (Buffer Overflow, SQL Injection)
  • Application Security Testing (Static and Dynamic Analysis


Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing

3.1. Ethical Hacking Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations
  • Reconnaissance and Information Gathering

3.2. Penetration Testing Techniques

  • Scanning and Enumeration
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Exploitation and Post-Exploitation


Advanced Ethical Hacking

4.1. Web Application Security

  • OWASP Top Ten Vulnerabilities
  • Web Application Penetration Testing
  • Securing Web Applications

4.2. Wireless and Mobile Security

  • Wi-Fi Security
  • Mobile App Security
  • IoT Security


Cyber Forensics and Incident Response

5.1. Digital Forensics Fundamentals

  • Digital Evidence and Chain of Custody
  • Forensic Tools and Techniques
  • Disk Imaging and Analysis

5.2. Incident Response and Handling

  • Incident Detection and Analysis
  • Containment and Eradication
  • Post-Incident Reporting and Recovery


Capstone Projects and Career Development

6.1. Capstone Project: Real-world Cybersecurity Scenario

  • Acquaintees work on real-world cybersecurity projects
  • Mentoring and Guidance from Specialized Instructors

6.2. Cybersecurity Careers and Certifications

  • Career Paths in Cybersecurity
  • Preparing for Certifications (CISSP, CEH, CHFI)
  • Resume Building and Job Search Strategies

6.3. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Cybersecurity

  • Cybersecurity Laws and Regulations
  • Ethical Hacking and Responsible Disclosure
  • Privacy and Data Protection

6.4. Final Projects Presentation and Evaluation

  • Acquaintees present and evaluate their capstone projects
  • Feedback and Assessment

6.5. Course Conclusion and Future Directions

  • Review of Key Concepts
  • Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity
  • Experience Certification
  • Placement Training and Interview grooming