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Basics of Information Security

The ISAC Certification in Basics of Information Security (ICBIS) is a 62 hour program for every individual who aspires to kick-start ones career in cyber security.

ICBIS Program available on GeM

Now available at Promotional Price until 01-05-2023

Foundation Track

Empanelment under the National Security Database

Gain skills to assume entry-level positions in Cyber Security Operations!


The ISAC Certified Basic Information Security (ICBIS) program is designed to equip students, and professionals aspiring to start a technical career in cyber security. This is a foundation technical program that is considered essential to launch into the exciting world of Cyber Security.

Students, Individuals who possess basic computer knowledge, IT & ITES professionals, Cyber Lawyers, Cyber Auditors, Cyber Incident Professionals, and faculty members teaching new and emerging technologies will have a pragmatic view of security operations.



Course Outcomes

  1. Understanding of Basic concepts in information and cyber security.

  2. A practical view of the subjects covered

  3. Knowledge of Industry-level cyber operations, laws, policies and frameworks.

  4. Ability to Identify and respond to security incidents.

  5. Skills to assume entry-level positions in Security Operations (Security analyst / JR. Engineer)

What will you get:

  • Instructor-led live sessions by industry expert
  • Access to Video Lecture Recordings for three months
  • 60 Day access to Cyberange Virtual Labs (ID/Password will be sent by email)
  • ISAC ICBIS Examination – Two free attempts
  • ISAC Certification of Basic Information Security Professional
  • Eligibility for NSD Cadet Level Empanelment
  • Complimentary access to the ISAC Members ICBIS community

What is FutureSkills Prime?

A skilling ecosystem focused on emerging technologies, powered by a partnership between the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, NASSCOM, and the IT industry. It seeks to propel India to become a global hub of talent in emerging technologies.

Benefits of FutureSkills Prime:
  • Participation and Course Completion Certificate
  • Incentives from the Government of India. Get part fee refund.
  • Access to Career Fairs, Hackathons, Internships, Skill Challenges, etc
  • Flexibility to pick from the variance of courses aligned to NSQF (National Skills Qualifications Framework)
  • Opportunities to apply for roles like security analyst, cloud architect, and IoT network specialist.

Batch start Dates for the next Quarter

Batch 07:

3 PM – 7 PM

  • 4th – 5th March 2023
  • 11th – 12th March 2023
  • 18th – 19th March 2023
  • 25th – 26th March 2023
  • 1st – 2nd April 2023
  • 8th – 9th April 2023

Batch 08:


Batch 09:



Instructor-Led, live online.

Program Fee

INR 20,000 + Taxes

Admission is subject to selection and the remittance of fees. Your space is secured upon receipt of full payment. 

Interest Free EMI Facility available

Who Should Attend

Eligibility: Individuals who possess basic computer knowledge

  • Students who are in B.Tech/BA/B.Com/B.Sc/CA/CS/LLB
  • Polytechnic/Diploma holders
  • Professionals from IT/ITES/Audit/Insurance/Law
  • Professionals who are planning to change their career/transit to Information Security Domain
  • Armed Forces Personnel planning to take up cyber security roles
  • Women on Sabbatical/Break from work

Application Deadline : One day before the start date of class every month


Group Captain Anand Naidu (Retd)
Director - ISAC
+91 88008 80757

Program Modules - 48 Hours Theory across 12 sessions (six weeks) with hands-on lab access for 60 days.

Week 1

  • Definitions of Cyber Security and Information Security
  • Common Terms used in Cyber Security
  • Cyber Security Structure in Organization
  • Security Layers and Vulnerability
  • Malware and its various Types

Week 2

  • Attacks, Exploits and Preventive Methods
  • Lab Practice – Password cracking
  • Data Loss prevention Systems (DLP)
  • Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
  • Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
  • Honeypot

Week 3

  • Penetration Testing
  • Lab Practice – Basics of Pen Testing
  • Threats and Threat Profiling
  • Advanced Persistent Threats
  • Reverse Engineering

Week 4

  • Software development life cycle
  • Using Commercial-off-the-Shelf module and software
  • Change and Release Management
  • DevOps and DevSecOps
  • Opensource, Virtual Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Internet Of Things (IoT)
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Week 5

  • Network Security
    Lab Practice – Packet
  • Capturing and Reconnaissance

Week 6

  • Mobile Security
  • Cyber Security
  • Management Process
  • Typical day in the life of Security Analyst
  • Cyber Law, Ethics and conflict resolution

Hands-on with Cyberange Virtual Labs

Get 60 Days access to Cyberange Virtual Labs for hands-on practice:

  • Penetration Testing Labs
  • Social Engineering Labs
  • Malware Labs
  • Cyber Forensic Labs
  • Password Cracking Labs
  • Bug Bounty Labs

Learn cyber security basics practically with your Instructor with our cloud labs!


Our Instructor

Murugappan Krishnan

Murugappan Krishnan

A highly accomplished security professional and trainer backed with academic qualification such as B.C.A, M.Sc. Cyber Forensics and Information Security and M.B.A in Systems. He has also completed a Post Graduate Program in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from University of Texas, Austin. He holds Global Industry certifications like OCEG GRCP, OCEG GRCA, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CIPT, CEH, SCNA, CPISI(PCI-DSS), ITIL, CCSE, CCSK, AWS Cloud Solution Architect Associate and ISO 27K Lead Auditor.

Backed with strong corporate engagements involving implementations and operations, he conducted various security training programmes for all ranges of audience, aspiring students to top executives.