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Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) - Fundamentals of Cyber Security

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Netaji Subhas Open University
Centre for Lifelong Learning under the aegis of School of Vocational Studies
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)


Title of the MOOC: Fundamentals of Cyber Security
(The course has been adopted from Uttarakhand Open University (vide letter No. UOU/SCS & IT/OER/2160 dated 12/2/2019).

About the Course: Cyber space is a very wide term which includes computers, networks, software, data storage devices, internet, websites, e-mails and even electronic devices such as cell phones, ATM machines etc. The course is intended to give an idea on cyber security. The course is divided into twenty four units which include various aspects of cyber space, cyber security technique etc.

The law governing all the instruments included in the cyber space is called Cyber law. Cybercrime is the latest and perhaps the most complicated problem in the cyber world. Cybercrimes are unlawful acts where computer is used either as a tool, or a target, or both. The enormous growth in electronic commerce (e-commerce), online transaction and learning on digital platform has led to a phenomenal spurt in incidents of cyber-crime.

Welcome Video


Outcomes of this course: Participants will:
  • Gain a knowledge of operational aspects of digital platform in daily life
  • Learn how to use the digital platform in every day life
  • Know the various aspects of cyber laws
  • Receive a certificate on completion of required activities.

Intended Audience: working professionals / common people.

Duration: 7 weeks

Engagement Time: 2-3 hours per week

Level: Introductory

Course Structure

  • Week 1
    Module 1: Introduction to Cyber Space

    U-1: Basics of Internet
    U-2: Cyber Crime
    U-3: Information Security
    U-4: Computer Ethics & Security Policies
    Quiz-1
  • Week 2
    Module 2: Choosing the best browser as per the requirement & Email Security

    U-5: Guidelines to choose Web Browsers
    U-6: Security measures for using Web Browsers
    U-7: Antivirus
    U-8: Email Security
    Quiz-2
  • Week 3
    Module 3: Guidelines for Social Media and basic Windows Security

    U-9: Guidelines for Social Media Security
    U-10: Tips & best practices for Safer Social Media Networking
    U-11: Best Security Practices for Windows Desktops & Laptops
    U-12: Guidelines for generation of User Accounts & Passwords
    Quiz-3
  • Week 4
    Module 4: Smartphone Security Guidelines

    U-13: Introduction to Mobile Devices (Smartphones, Tablets & others)
    U-14: Security Techniques for using Mobile Devices
    U-15: Best Security Practices for Android Devices
    U-16: Best Security Practices for IOS Devices
    Quiz-4
  • Week 5 Module 5: Online Banking, Credit Card & UPI Security, POS & ATM Security
    U-17: Online Banking Security Techniques
    U-18: Mobile Banking Security Techniques
    U-19: Security for Debit & Credit Cards
    U-20: UPI & e-Wallet Security Guidelines, Security for using Micro-ATMs & POS (Point of Sales)
    Quiz-5
  • Week 6
    Module 6: Cyber Security Initiatives in India

    U-21: Counter Cyber Security Initiatives in India
    U-22: Cyber Security Incident Handling
    U-23: How Cyber Criminal Works & Cyber Laws
    U-24: IT ACT & how to prevent yourself from being a victim of Cyber Crime
    Quiz-6
  • Week 7
    Graded Assignment-MCQ

Certification:
Certificate of Completion: Requires 70% on the assignment, participation in at least 5 discussion forums (A fees for assignments may be applicable).
Certificate will be issued by the Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) under the aegis of School of Vocational Studies, Netaji Subhas Open University.

Course Coordinator:
Professor Anirban Ghosh,
Director (i/c), School of Vocational Studies, NSOU
E-mail: spsnsou@gmail.com

Course Instructor:
Shri Hillol Ghosh
Information Technology Officer, NSOU.

The publication entitled Fundamental of Cyber Security (FCSMOOCs) is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 (international): https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ by NSOU.
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  • 03.02.2021 : REVISED Notice on B.Ed. Spl. Education Practical Examination (Semester I to V).....Detail
  • 02.02.2021 : Notice for Term End Examinations December 2020 (Vocational Courses).....Detail
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  • 02.02.2021 : General Instruction for 4th Round of Counseling/Seat Allotment Process for PG Geography and Zoology, Session January 2021.....Detail
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  • 25.01.2021 : MERIT LIST: Provisional 3rd Merit List of Post Graduate Geography and Zoology Courses, Session January 2021.....Detail
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