IT Security Support Technician is the one who can:

  • Identify, diagnose, troubleshoot, resolve internet & intranet security related issues
  • Monitor and maintain the uptime of various types of network security devices such as:
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    • Antivirus server and clients
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    • Hardware and software Firewalls
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    • Intrusion detection and Prevention Systems
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    • Wi-Fi Access points

Who is an IT Security Technician?

Using Basic knowledge about viruses, malware, spyware, cybersecurity policies, etc. s/he can perform:

  • Diagnosing and resolving the basic IT security related problems
  • The primary level of fault finding and take necessary actions
  • Installing and Configuring antivirus software & its update
  • Installing and configuring windows firewalls
  • Configuring secure remote access
  • Configuring & maintaining a secure Wi-Fi network

What does an IT Security Support Technician do?

A Security support technician can cater to companies/enterprises having an IT infrastructure including:

  • Desktop and network Firewalls
  • Intrusion detection and Prevention Systems with Internet connectivity
OR,
In the companies which are providing
Antivirus, Anti-spam, Firewalls and other cyber security software and hardware sales & support

Why take admission?

Monetary compensation

A fresher can draw up to Rs. 100,000/- p.a.

Hierarchy

In any typical industry enterprise having even a basic IT infrastructure, s/he would work with a team of network security administrators, ethical Hackers, Security Support consultants. This will give him/her exposure. S/He can further pursue to become a:

  • Network Security Engineer, or
  • Penetration Tester as per his/her liking and abilities

Tools

Typically an IT Security support technician would make use of tools like:

  • Antivirus and anti-spyware software
  • Open source Software Firewalls
  • Open source Ethernet packet capturing tools for providing IT Security support

Knowledge of few other skills like:

  • Encryption techniques
  • Biometric Authentications tools
  • MAC Address filtering
  • VPNs can be beneficial for a Security support technician

Detailed Syllabus

  • Using Antivirus Software
  • Adware’s and Spywares
  • Antispam Technologies
  • Installing Free Antivirus and Scanning the PC
  • Installing Free Antispyware and scanning Pc for Adware and Spywares
  • Firewalls
  • Proxy server
  • Routers
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Overview of IPS and IDS
  • Securing Servers - Server Hardening
  • Windows Server Hardening
  • WEP, WPA and WPA2
  • MAC Address Filtering
  • Authentication and Encryption
  • Network Address Translation
  • Secure Remote Access
  • Secure Remote Access - Configuring VPN in Windows 7
  • Common Cyber Attack
  • Man in the Middle Attack
  • Denial of Service Attack
  • Using network packet capturing tool
  • Academic Approach
    The Academic Approach of the course focuses on the “work-centric” education i.e. begin with work (and not from a book !), derive knowledge from work and apply that knowledge to make the work more wholesome, useful and delightful. The ultimate objective is to empower the Learner to engage in socially useful and productive work. It aims at leading the learner to his/her rewarding career as well as the development of the society.
    Medium
    The medium of instruction is English.
    Eligibility
    MS-CIT passed preferred.
    Should preferably be a 10th/12th Std. passed student. (Not compulsory)

    Duration

    120 Hours to be covered in either 2 months (8 weeks) or 3 months (12 weeks).
    Options Type Weeks Days per Week Hours per Day Total Hours
    Option 1 2 Month Part Time 8 5 3 120
    Option 2 2 Month Part Time 8 6 2.5 120
    Option 3 3 Month Part Time 12 5 2 120