Advanced Program in Cyber Law

  • Course Duration6 months
  • Next batch Starts1 Dec 2020
  • Course FeeINR 10,000 + GST

Advanced Program in Cyber Law

This is the logical next step to our Diploma in Cyber Law. This course gives in depth knowledge of how to prosecute and defend cyber crimes. It trains you in the cyber laws of India, Australia, Canada, EU, GCC, Japan, Singapore, UK, USA & more.

Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline.

Assessments: 100 mark online exam. Score at least 70% to pass.

Last Date for Application: 30th Nov 2020

Did you know?
  • Cyber Terrorism is punishable with life imprisonment under the Information Technology Act.
  • The top 5 countries for cybercrimes in 2019 were - US, UK, Canada, India and Australia. (Source: 2019 Internet Crime Report, FBI)
  • In 2019 alone, India lost 1.25 lakh crore to cyber crimes. (Source: National Cyber Security Coordinator, India)
  • 80% Indians have been victims of cybercrimes at least once compared to 56% people globally. (Source: 2019 Cyber Safety report, Norton)
  • In 2019, India reported almost 45000 cybercrime cases, which is 63% more than 2018.

  • The Indian Penal Code (as amended by the Information Technology Act) penalizes several cyber crimes. These include forgery of electronic records, cyber frauds, destroying electronic evidence etc.

This course is suitable for:

  • Lawyers
  • Judges
  • Police Officers

Information Technology Act

  • Basic Legal Terms
  • CCPD Manual (329 pages)
  • Chronological development of IT Law
  • Extent and Jurisdiction
  • Applicability of the IT Act
  • Compounding, abetment, attempt
  • Offences by companies
  • Confiscation
  • Recovery of penalty or compensation
  • Judicial Framework
  • Authorities under the IT Act
  • Hierarchy of authorities
  • Adjudicating Officers
  • Appellate Tribunal
  • Controller of Certifying Authorities
  • Investigative Framework

Laws relevant to Cyber Issues in India

  • Bankers’ Books Evidence Act
  • Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Extradition Act
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Payment and Settlement Systems Act
  • Prevention of Money Laundering Act
  • Telegraph Act

Entities under the Information Technology Act

  • Advisory Committee
  • CERT
  • Certifying Authority
  • Intermediary
  • National Nodal Agency
  • Examiner of Electronic Evidence

Key terms and topics

  • What does 'access' mean?
  • Access
  • Compensation
  • Computer
  • Computer network
  • Computer system
  • Digital & Electronic signature
  • Digital Signature Certificate
  • Electronic record
  • Information
  • Offence, Intention, Imprisonment, etc.
  • Secure electronic signature
  • Source code

Cyber crimes & applicable law

  • Hacking
  • Source code theft
  • Web based attacks
  • Malware
  • Virtual currency related crime
  • Online Marketplaces for Illegal Items
  • Social media crime
  • Cyber-enabled fraud

Penalties under the Information Technology Act

  • Unauthorised Access
  • Unauthorised copying, downloading, etc
  • Computer virus, contaminant, malware
  • Damaging a computer
  • Disrupting a computer
  • Denial of service
  • Assisting unauthorised access
  • Computer fraud
  • Destroying deleting or altering data
  • Stealing or concealing source code
  • Failure to protect data
  • Failure to furnish information, etc
  • Residuary penalty

Offences under the Information Technology Act

  • Tampering with computer source documents
  • Computer related offences
  • Stolen computer resource or communication device
  • Identity theft
  • Cheating using computer resource
  • Violation of privacy
  • Cyber Terrorism
  • Obscene material in electronic form
  • Sexually explicit material electronic form
  • Child Pornography
  • Preservation and retention of information by intermediaries
  • Power of the Controller to give directions
  • Interception, monitoring, decryption of information
  • Blocking of information
  • Monitoring traffic data for cyber security
  • Unauthorised access of protected systems
  • Failure to assist CERT India
  • Misrepresentation for Electronic Signature Certificate
  • Breach of confidentiality and privacy
  • Disclosure of information in breach of lawful contract
  • False Electronic Signature Certificate
  • Electronic Signature Certificate fraud
  • Offences with 3 years imprisonment to be bailable

CCPD Checklists

  • CCPD Checklist: Section 43(a)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 43(b)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 43(c)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 43(d)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 43(e)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 43(f)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 43(g)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 43(h)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 43(i)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 43(j)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 43A
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 65
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 66
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 66B
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 66C
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 66D
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 66E
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 66F(1)(A)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 66F(1)(B)
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 67
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 67A
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 67B
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 67C
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 68
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 69
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 69A
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 69B
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 70
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 70B
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 71
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 72
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 72A
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 73
  • CCPD Checklist: Section 74

Cyber Crime Case Law

  • Shreya Singhal v Union Of India
  • Syed Asifuddin v The State of Andhra Pradesh
  • Chambers v. Director of Public Prosecutions (UK)
  • Riley v California (US)
  • US v Ross William Ulbricht
  • Carpenter v US
  • Packingham v North Carolina
  • Reno v ACLU
  • In Re: Nickelodeon Consumer Privacy Litigation
  • In Re: Google Inc. Cookie Placement Consumer Privacy Litigation
  • Memorandum of Decision - Google warrants case

Introduction to Global Cyber Crime Law

  • Global Cyber Crime Laws Manual (171 pages)

Cyber Crime Law of Antigua and Barbuda

  • Cyber crime law - Antigua & Barbuda

Cyber Crime Law of Australia

  • Overview
  • The Cybercrime Act 2001
  • Criminal Code Act 1995
  • Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Act 2012
  • Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
  • Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Cybercrime) Regulation 2013
  • Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015
  • Extradition Act 1988
  • Extradition (Cybercrime) Regulation 2013
  • Intelligence Services Act 2001
  • Privacy Act 1998
  • Spam Act 2003
  • Telecommunications Act 1997
  • Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

Cyber Crime Law of Canada

  • Overview
  • Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act
  • Criminal Code

Cyber Crime Law of the European Union

  • Overview
  • Convention on Cybercrime
  • Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism
  • Decision on combating fraud
  • Directive on attacks against information systems
  • Directive on child pornography

Cyber Crime Law of the Gulf Cooperation Council

  • Arab Convention on Combating Information Technology Offences

Cyber Crime Law of Japan

  • Overview
  • Act on Prohibition of Unauthorized Computer Access
  • Penal Code

Cyber Crime Law of Malaysia

  • Computer Crimes Act 1997

Cyber Crime Law of Singapore

  • Overview
  • Computer Misuse Act
  • Criminal Procedure Code

Cyber Crime Law of UK

  • Overview
  • Computer Misuse Act
  • Terrorism Act, 2000
  • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

Cyber Crime Law of USA

  • Overview
  • Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
  • Stored Communications Act