Master the art of Cyber Crime Investigation with the CCI+ course

Cyber Crime Investigators play a crucial role in eCommerce companies, audit firms, banks, IT companies, Government, police, enforcement & military agencies agencies and manufacturing companies.

We live in a world where everything seems to be getting hacked - not just laptops, smartphones & websites but also cars, aeroplanes, ships, drones, self aiming rifles, ships, CCTV cameras, medical devices, bitcoin wallets, smart-watches and more...

The ASCL Certified Cyber Crime Investigator + course prepares you to handle cases involving digital evidence and cyber trails.

Cyber Crime Investigators are an integral part of:

  • Information Security teams,
  • Incident Response teams,
  • Fraud Control teams.

These teams are crucial in eCommerce companies, audit firms, banks, IT companies, Government agencies and manufacturers.

Cyber Crime Investigators are also required by police, enforcement and military agencies.

Cyber Crime costs the world more than Rs. 57,000,000,000,000 every year. Companies and Governments need skilled cyber crime investigators to contain this US $ 114 billion annual cost.

The 25 skills every cyber crime investigator must have

  1. Basic Web Programming skills.
  2. Working knowledge of Web Technologies.
  3. Strong working knowledge of Web Hacking.
  4. Effective suspect interviewing skills.
  5. Thorough understanding of documentation.
  6. Sound knowledge of the relevant law.
  7. Practical knowledge of phishing tools, techniques and counter-measures.
  8. Strong knowledge of the working of Virtual Payment Systems.
  9. Understanding of financial instruments and concepts.
  10. Basic understanding of forensic accounting.
  11. Practical knowledge of Fraud Investigation.
  12. Practical knowledge of investigating Bitcoin & other crypto-currencies.
  13. Strong understanding of malware incident prevention & incident response
  14. Thorough practical knowledge of the Dark Web.
  15. Strong practical knowledge of email investigation.
  16. Thorough practical knowledge of Server Log analysis.
  17. Strong practical knowledge of browser forensics
  18. Thorough understanding of Social Media Forensics.
  19. Thorough understanding of the Google Ecosystem & its Forensics.
  20. Strong working knowledge of forensic technologies.
  21. Understanding of the ISO/IEC 27037 standard.
  22. Basic working knowledge of cyber security.
  23. Working knowledge Cryptography & Steganography.
  24. Strong practical knowledge of password recovery & forensics.
  25. Updated knowledge of the latest cyber attacks around the world.

As per Ministry of Human Resources Development estimates - India needs 2.5 lakh cyber experts and professionals to effectively tackle cyber crimes. (Source: Times of India Feb 10, 2011).

Course History

This course was launched in February 2002. In the last 13 years it has been completed by 1000s of participants including:

  • Police Officers,
  • Lawyers & law students,
  • IT professionals & Engineering students,
  • Chartered accountants & CA students,
  • Company Secretaries & CS students,
  • Tax & other Government officials,
  • Military personnel,
  • Management Professionals,
  • Commerce Graduates and students.

The ASCL Certified Cyber Crime Investigator + course was launched in February 2002. In the last 13 years it has been completed by 1000s of participants.

Course Syllabus

This course has 24 modules:

  1. Cyber Crime - Global Scenario
  2. Web Technologies
  3. Web Programming
  4. Web Hacking & Investigation
  5. Suspect Interviewing
  6. Documentation & Legal Issues
  7. Phishing
  8. Virtual Payment Systems
  9. Investigating Financial Crimes
  10. Forensic Accounting
  11. Fraud Investigation
  12. Bitcoin Forensics
  13. Malware
  14. Dark Web
  15. Email Investigation
  16. Investigating Server Logs
  17. Browser Forensics
  18. Social media forensics
  19. Google ecosystem & forensics
  20. Forensic Technologies
  21. Cyber Security Fundamentals
  22. Cryptography & Steganography
  23. Password Forensics
  24. Real World Case Studies

 

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8 quick tips for securing your home WiFi

8 quick tips for securing your home WiFi

Follow these 8 quick tips for securing your home WiFi:

  1. Use WPA2 security encryption.

  2. Change your router password every week.

  3. Change your WiFi password every week.

  4. Change your SSID to something weird and unrelated. e.g. 'samosa chat' instead of 'Pooja's home'.

  5. Your passphrase should be complex and difficult to guess. Ideally it should be at least 10 characters long and should have capital letters, small letters, numbers and special characters e.g: $amaiRah-446

  6. Turn "SSID broadcast" off.

  7. Block unwanted sites.

  8. Regularly check your WiFi router logs.


To download these tips in a hi-res PDF poster, please visit:
http://asianlaws.org/posters.php

 

11 tips for safe social media usage

11 tips for safe social media usage

Follow these 11 tips for safe social media usage:

  1. Remember that everything you post on a social networking site may be permanent and available to the world FOREVER - photos, text, videos, etc.

  2. Your personal information may be misused by hackers, stalkers and criminals. Think before you post or share anything.

  3. Choose your social networks carefully e.g. LinkedIn for professional use, Facebook or Google+ for personal use.

  4. While creating an account, the site may ask for answers to hint questions. NEVER give answers that others know or can guess.

  5. Be cautious when you click links in messages from your online 'friends' or connections.

  6. Think before accepting friend or connection requests from people who you dont know in real life.

  7. Think and research before installing third-party applications.

  8. Explore and use the privacy and security settings on your social networks.

  9. Photos clicked using a smartphone may have geo-location embedded. Remove this data before posting / sharing the photo.

  10. If someone is harassing, bullying or threatening you, remove them from your friends list, block them, and report them to the site administrator and the police.

  11. Your passwords should be complex and difficult to guess. Ideally it should be at least 10 characters long and should have capital letters, small letters, numbers and special characters e.g: $amaiRah-446


To download these tips in a hi-res PDF poster, please visit:
http://asianlaws.org/posters.php

 

6 quick tips for keeping your passwords safe

6 quick tips for keeping your passwords safe

Follow these 6 quick tips for keeping your passwords safe:

  1. Your passwords should be complex and difficult to guess. Ideally they should be at least 10 characters long and should have capital letters, small letters, numbers and special characters e.g: $amaiRah-446

  2. It may be a good idea to write your passwords on a piece of paper. But keep that paper hidden and safe.

  3. Do NOT share your passwords with anyone.

  4. Do NOT email your passwords to anyone.

  5. Do NOT respond to an email asking for your password.

  6. Do NOT use your passwords at public computers as these may be infected with keyloggers, Trojans and other malware and your password could get stolen.


To download these tips in a hi-res PDF poster, please visit:
http://asianlaws.org/posters.php

 

12 quick tips for securing your computer

12 quick tips for securing your computer

Follow these 12 quick tips for securing your computer

  1. Keep your operating system, browsers and all installed software up-to-date (especially software from Microsoft, Adobe, Oracle and Java).

  2. Do NOT use pirated software. Besides being a crime, it makes your computer vulnerable to cyber attacks. This is because you will be unable to get the regular security updates. Such updates are critical for protecting your system from cyber attacks.

  3. Use a good anti-virus and personal firewall solution.

  4. Regularly backup your data on an external hard disk or pen drive. Additionally, consider backing up on a cloud service.

  5. Consider using full disk encryption or at least encrypted pen-drives for securing your data.

  6. Be careful before connecting USB devices to your computer. They may contain malware.

  7. Be careful before downloading email attachments. They may contain malware.

  8. Use a strong password. Your passwords should be complex and difficult to guess. Ideally they should be at least 10 characters long and should have capital letters, small letters, numbers and special characters e.g.: $amaiRah-446

  9. When connecting to WiFi, ensure you are connecting to the correct network.

  10. Avoid clicking banner ads.

  11. NEVER click unexpected pop-up windows that offer to remove spyware or viruses from your computer.

  12. Before you install any software, app, extension etc on your computer, ask yourself 2 questions - "Do I need this?" and "Should I trust this"?


To download these tips in a hi-res PDF poster, please visit:
http://asianlaws.org/posters.php

 

13 tips for safe online banking

13 tips for safe online banking

Do you use eBanking? If yes then keep these 13 quick tips in mind:

  1. Connect to your bank website using a device (laptop, smartphone, tablet etc.) that has the latest and updated security software, web browser and operating system.

  2. Take a printout of the transaction confirmation. Store this printout till you cross check that transaction in your monthly statement.

  3. Check your account on a regular basis.

  4. Have at least two bank accounts – one with Internet banking activated and one without.

  5. Do not keep large sums of money in the bank account that has online banking services activated. Transfer money into this account as and when needed. It is advisable to get credit cards from banks in which you do NOT have an account.

  6. Do not access your Internet Banking account from a cyber cafe or a shared computer or when connected to a public WiFi.

  7. Logout immediately after you have completed your transactions and then close the browser. If you are using a shared computer, it is advisable to delete cookies and clear the browser history. Do not allow your online banking passwords to be stored in the browser.

  8. To access your bank’s Internet Banking, always type in the correct URL (e.g. https://www.example.com/) into your browser window. Never click on a link in an email to visit your bank's site.

  9. Change your Internet Banking passwords (log-in password as well as transaction password) at least once a month.

  10. Your passwords should be complex and difficult to guess. Ideally they should be atleast 10 characters long and should have capital letters, small letters, numbers and special characters e.g: $amaiRah-446

  11. If you have more than one Internet Banking account, use different passwords for each of these accounts.

  12. Never disclose your password or PIN to anyone, not even to a genuine bank employee.

  13. Always check the last log-in to your Internet Banking account. If you notice something suspicious in the last login records, report it to your bank immediately and change your passwords.


To download these tips in a hi-res PDF poster, please visit:
http://asianlaws.org/posters.php

 

19 high resolution posters on cyber crime & security

To help spread awareness about cyber crime and cyber security, Asian School of Cyber Laws has designed 19 posters:

19 high resolution posters on cyber crime and cyber security

19 high resolution posters on cyber crime and cyber security

  1. ATM thefts
  2. Safe eBanking
  3. Secure your computer
  4. Keeping a secure password
  5. Smart phone & tablet security tips
  6. Safe social networking
  7. Secure your wifi
  8. Think before you install
  9. Think before you install
  10. Beware of pirated software
  11. Keeping a safe password
  12. Full disk encryption
  13. Hacked computer
  14. Keep your cell secure
  15. Laptop Security
  16. Online banking
  17. Save your password
  18. Trusting a site
  19. Advance Fee Scams

 

These posters can be downloaded freely in hi resolution PDF format from: http://www.asianlaws.org/posters.php

Feel free to download and print these posters.

If you love your friends, share the posters with them.

12 quick tips for securing your smartphone

12 quick tips for securing your smartphone

Follow these 12 quick tips for securing your smartphone:

  1. Use a strong password instead of a 4 digit PIN.

  2. Ensure that the device automatically locks itself if unused for more than a minute.

  3. Download apps only from trusted locations.

  4. Carefully read reviews about an app before downloading it.

  5. Check the permissions that the app requests.

  6. Before you install an app, understand what data it will access.

  7. Ensure that you download and install all operating system and app updates.

  8. Turn off automatic WiFi connections.

  9. Turn off Bluetooth and NFC when not required.

  10. Consider disabling the geo-tagging feature on your phone.

  11. If you are connected to a public wifi, don't access sites or apps where you need to enter credit card information, banking password etc.

  12. Before you install any app, ask yourself 2 questions - "Do I need this?" and "Should I trust this"?


To download these tips in a hi-res PDF poster, please visit:
http://asianlaws.org/posters.php

 

India's most popular cyber law course completes 11 years and 20,000 students

India's first and most popular Diploma in Cyber Law course has completed 11 years.

The course was launched in 2004 and has been completed by more than 20,000 participants including

  • Judges,
  • Police Officers,
  • Lawyers & law students,
  • IT professionals & Engineering students,
  • Chartered accountants & CA students,
  • Company Secretaries & CS students,
  • Tax & other Government officials,
  • Military personnel,
  • Management Professionals,
  • Commerce Graduates and
  • Students.

This course is conducted by Asian School of Cyber Laws jointly with The Government Law College, Mumbai (GLC). Founded in 1855, GLC is the oldest law school in Asia dating even prior to the University of Mumbai.

The course is conducted in:

  • distance mode (next batch begin January 2016) and
  • classroom mode (next batch begins July 2016).

With a very low fee (Rs 4,500 for distance mode), the course offers tremendous value for money.

Course Syllabus:

  1. Fundamentals of Cyber Law
  2. E-commerce-Legal issues
  3. Intellectual Property Issues & Cyber space - Indian Perspective
  4. Cyber crime and Digital Evidence - Indian Perspective