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Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security

Level: Post-Graduate Diploma (PG)

Intake : 60 Seats

Assessment Pattern: Credit + Semester

Starting: September 2020

Study Mode: Full Time (11 Months)

Location: Universe Campus, Tathawade, Pune

Introduction of the course Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security (ADCS):

In today’s Information Technology era, where all the sectors are getting depended on computers & internet, it becomes very essentials to secure confidentiality of data/information. In this concern, ICCS in association with Savitribai Phule Pune University is launching/ introducing a highly demanding program – Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security (ADCS). Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security has been designed to bridge the gap in the awareness and competency required by various categories of people as the users of Internet and various IT enabled services about deeper aspects of cyber Security, responsible use and management of IT services. This cyber security course offers an invaluable opportunity for the graduates of keen interest and affection in Security domain. Through this course, students will be able to analyze the security countermeasures in depth which is required most in the industry nowadays. Considering the current situation of COVID-19, where everything is online, security of the online contents is of paramount important.

Why Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security (ADCS) in ICCS:

  • Career guidance and support.
  • Industrial Tie-ups for hands-on practical training and certifications.
  • 3 Months Internship in prominent IT companies specialized in cyber security.
  • Industry-driven comprehensive curriculum.
  • 24*7 accesses to study material & video lectures.
  • Mentoring and live seminars by proficient Cyber Security experts.
  • Project-based Teaching-Learning approach.
  • Focus on real-world case studies.
  • Extensive laboratory work to practice recent cyber security tools.

About Course Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security:

  • Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security (ADCS) is designed keeping in minds the leading employment opportunities across the business segments in the world. This program provides in-depth knowledge about Cyber Security concepts. It is meant for both fresher’s and working professionals.
  • This Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security (ADCS) course includes industry-oriented cyber security curriculum, hands-on practical training on cyber security tools & techniques, career guidance from eminent cyber security experts and 3 months of internship in prominent IT companies specialized in cyber security which will definitely help to get a good placement in the cyber security domain.
  • After completion of this cyber security course, aspirants can have career opportunities as security administrator, IT security engineer, network security engineer, penetration tester, cyber security analyst, cryptographic expert, vulnerability assessor, and security auditor.

Why Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security?

  • 3.5 million Cybersecurity jobs will be available by 2021.
  • The job growth rate in information security is projected at 37% from 2012-2022, much faster than the average for all other occupations.
  • Cybersecurity jobs now account for 13% of all information technology jobs.
  • Cybersecurity jobs offer entry-level salaries nearly double that of many other industries.
  • Average salaries of Cybersecurity professionals:
  1. Information Security Analyst: 5 LPA
  2. Security Analyst: 4 LPA
  3. Cyber Security Analyst: 5 LPA
  • Skills in cyber security domain empower aspirants to secure operating systems, networks and data from cyber-attacks.
  • Career opportunities in cyber security are growing due to increasing rate of hacking, cyber-crimes and security threats over the years.
  • Cyber security practices are adapted by almost every organization in the world to avoid various kinds of cyber-attacks.
  • Cyberspace being a common platform which is accessed by anyone from every corner of the world, the scope of cyber security is equally spread across the globe.

Programme Outcomes/Key Program Takeaways of Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security(ADCS):

  • Student will understand cyber world with solving real issues of cyber-crime across the globe.
  • Learn tools and techniques to secure information/data.
  • This programme provides opportunities for students to learn practical skills related to threats in cyber-world.
  • Understand security concepts in recent technologies such as IoT, Cloud Computing, Block chain etc.

Under the wings of Shree Chanakya Education Society (SCES) Indira College of Commerce and Science (ICCS) has been accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC with 3.12 under CGPA in Feb 2015 for quality of Education. National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) is an autonomous instituting established by the UGC in 1994. The aim of NAAC is to assess and accredit institutions of higher learning with all objective of helping them to work continuously to improve the quality of education.


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Graduates from Computer stream (BSc –Comp. Sci., BSc – IT/Mathematics, BBA(CA), BCA,

BCA –Science, BE-Computers/IT)

Tech Savvy Graduates having keen interest and wish to make career in cyber security are eligible to seek admission in this Advance Diploma in Cyber Security course.

Admission Eligibility for Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security

  • Graduates from Computer stream (BSc –Comp. Sci., BSc – IT/Mathematics, BBA(CA), BCA, BCA –Science, BE-Computers/IT)
  • Familiarity with programming, computer systems
  • Comfort with the IT and Technology Industry

FEE DETAILS of Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security

  • Program Fee of the Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security: Rs. 75,000/-
(Fee includes tuition fee + mentorship). All details about application process: Admission process for this Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security course is purely on Merit basis

Payment options

  • Candidates can pay the program fee through net banking, credit/debit cards, cheque/DD.
  • Financial assistance: Pay in 10 EMI (Instalments)


  • Students will have to appear for an Online/ Conventional Exam for all the subjects.
  • Students will have to submit Internal Assessments for all the Subjects & Project in each semester.


Our Prospectus gives you insight into our various teaching and learning dimensions and College life.

Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security (ADCS)

Syllabus Structure

Course Type Course Title
Theory Fundamentals of Cyber Security
Theory Cyber Law
Theory + Practical Network & Internet Security
Theory Python for Cyber Security
Theory Cyber Crime and Investigation
Practical Recent Trends in IT Systems Security (Security in IOT/ Security in Cloud Computing/ Block Chain - Crypto currency)
Practical Linux/Windows Administration Lab
Practical Network LAB Implementation
Practical Python LAB

Fundamentals of Cyber Security
  • Principles of Computer and Cyber Security
  • Security Threats, Attacks, Worms , Malwares
  • Development of Secure Information Systems
  • Cyber Security Issues, Policies and Standards
Cyber Law
  • E – Commerce and Laws in India
  • Intellectual Property Rights, Domain Names and Trademark Disputes
  • Cyber Law : International Perspective
Network and  Internet Security
  • Mobile/Smartphone Security
  • Web/Internet Security
  • Software Security
  • Secure Network Design
  • Network Security Mechanism
  • Study of Network Security Tools
Python for Cyber Security
  • Libraries for Cyber Security Concepts Implementation
  • Digital Forensics Concepts using Python
  • Penetration Testing using Python
  • Cryptography using Python
  • Advanced Modules and Tools in Python
Cyber Crime and Investigation
  • Cyber Crime Types, Issue and Analysis
  • Investigation of Cyber Crimes
  • Procedural Aspects
Recent Trends in IT Systems Security ( Security in IOT/Security in Cloud Computing/ Block Chain - Crypto currency)
  • Cryptographic Fundamentals of IoT
  • Identity and Access Management Solutions for IoT
  • Basics of AWS
  • AWS-Security
  • The Bitcoin Script Language
  • Hands-on practical’s  on Block Chain Tools viz. Geth, Mist
Linux/Windows Administration Lab
  • Linux Administrative Tools and Commands
  • Windows Administrative Tools Commands
Network LAB Implementation
  • Installation and configuration of Network devices
  • Network configuration commands
  • Configuration and setup of Wired/Wireless Networks
  • Understanding and implementing IPv4, IPv6 addressing schemes
  • Use of Network Tools
Python LAB
  • Programming Exercises on:
  1. File Handling and Database Interaction
  2. Exception Handling and Multithreading
  3. Emails, CGI and Networking
  4. GUI Programming
  5. Libraries for Cyber Security Concepts Implementation

Semester II (Total credits=22)

Course Type Course Title
Theory Access Control and Authentication Techniques
Theory + Practical Hacking Techniques (theory & LAB)
Theory + Practical Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) & LAB
Theory + Practical Cryptography with LAB
Theory + Practical Malware Analysis with LAB
Practical Major Project (3 Months Internship)

Access Control and Authentication Techniques
  • Authentication Mechanisms
  • Internetwork Trust Architectures
  • Implement Access Controls
  • Case Study
Hacking Techniques
  • Basics of  Hacking and Ethical Hacking
  • Web Application Attacks
  • Network Attacks
  • Cyber Security Analysis & Countermeasures
  • Advance Security Analysis
  • Hacking and Ethical Hacking Tools
Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT)
  • Enhancing Server Security
  • Forensic Methods
  • Tools For Lab work : Angry IP Scanner, Nmap, Webscrab, Acunetis, Mstocker, Gfi-Lan-Guard, KISMAT, Wireshark
Cryptography with LAB
  • Symmetric Key Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Asymmetric Key Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Implementation of Cryptographic Algorithms
Malware Analysis with LAB
  • Malware Analysis Methodologies
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Study of Tools used in Malware Analysis
Major Project (3 Months Internship)
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Secure File Sharing
  • Image Authentication
  • Securing Online Systems
  • Injection Prevention Systems
  • Secure Backup Software System
Case Studies:
  • Exploiting web app using various injection techniques using Burp Suite
  • Exploiting vulnerable linux virtual machine using Metasploit


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Employability for Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security

Employability is one of the main objectives at Indira College of Commerce and Science (ICCS). Employability workshops, alumni meet and pre-placement activity programs are some of the many activities we conduct for the final year students. These initiatives have proven to help students to get placed in major organizations and kick start their IT careers. ICCS has collaborated with various multinational companies providing some of the best job opportunities for you. Due to excellent employability record, ICCS is the best science college affiliated with Savitribai Phule Pune University in Pimpri Chinchwad (PCMC).

Career Opportunities after Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security

  • Corporate Jobs: This course provides competency in students and prepare them for specific job profiles like IT Security Engineer, Security Administrator, Cyber Security Specialist, Network Security Engineer, Penetration Tester etc.
  • Government Jobs: Prepare students for jobs in government sector like Cyber Security analyst, Cyber security officer etc.
  • Higher Studies: Prepare students for advanced studies in cyber security domain.
  • Research: Students are exposed to various research projects for industry and higher studies.

Industrial Tie-ups:

For hands-on practical training/internship and certifications we have collaborations with prominent IT companies specializing in cyber security.

Our Facilities

ICCS is in the process of obtaining full autonomy and this has provided us with an opportunity to expand our infrastructure. We are constantly working towards providing the best learning facilities to our students in order to ensure their success. ICCS is at the Universe Campus in Tathawade. As an IT student, you have access to networked laboratories equipped to industry standards and running the latest software, giving you the best possible introduction to the technologies you will encounter in the world of work. Our laboratories enable you to work with the dedicated facilities provided for systems analysis, computer networks, programming in a wide range of languages, artificial intelligence, modelling and visual programming, e-commerce and .net environments, and business intelligence, as well as supporting the application areas of mechatronics, games technology, electronics and computer forensics.

Computer Lab

The computer lab at ICCS is spacious, fully air-conditioned and wellplanned facility consisting of more than 300 systems of which the major share is contributed by advanced machines. The lab has the latest hitech configuration of hardware and software, multimedia kits and an additional Programming Lab exclusively for developing programming skills

Computer Hardware and Networking Lab

The main objective of the lab is to provide the students the knowledge of internal computer hardware and external peripherals. The students are trained for the assembly and disassembly of PCs. They also gain hands on experience in hardware assembly, network design and operating system installation.

Cyber Security Lab

The cyber security lab provides you the best grade of hardware, software, services, data transmission accessories, and advanced forensic devices for specialized digital forensics. Working with these essential components add experience towards forensic investigation of digital data evidence gathered in the forms of hard disks, flash drives, RAM, circuits, or even cloud storage. While most of the equipment is to help in evidence analysis, others offer preservation and prevention of evidence tampering. Ethical hacking and prevention techniques can be practiced here.

Electronics Lab

The electronics lab at ICCS is equipped with all the necessary instruments and components such as digital storage oscilloscopes, cathode ray oscilloscopes, function generators and more. The lab has all the necessary software and tools to study digital and electronic systems, device architecture and analysis.

Our Staff

Mr. Shivendu Bhushan
Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Sc.(Electronics), M.Phil

Experience: 8 years

Areas of Interest: Digital Electronics, Analog Electronics, Digital System Design, Embedded System

Research Papers: 04

Awards: 01

Ms. Vijaya Kumbhar
Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.C.S., NET, PGDBM, M.B.S.

Experience: 15 years

Areas of Interest: Operating Systems, Cloud Computing

Online Certifications: 02

Research Papers: 12

Books Written: 03

Awards: 04

Mr. Atish Shriniwar
Assistant Professor

Qualification: MCA(Management)

Experience: years

Mr. Prajwal Vitthal Bhalsing
Assistant Professor

Qualification:M.Sc. (Comp.Sci.), NET, SET, MBA, DIT

Experience:Teaching- 7 years

Areas of Interest:Operating System, Software Engg., Cryptography

Research Papers & Workshops: 24

Research Projects: 01

Copyrights: 03

Awards: 02

Mr. Ninad Thorat 
Assistant Professor

Qualification:M.Sc. (Comp.Sci.), NET

Experience:Teaching- 6 years

Areas of Interest:Data Structures, Computer Networks, Network Programming, Operating Systems, DIP

Research Papers: 04

Mr. Mahendra Suryawanshi
Assistant Professor

Qualification:M.Sc.(Computer Science), NET

Experience:Teaching- 8 years

Areas of Interest:System Programming

Research Papers: 05

Book Written: 04

Awards: 01


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