MOITT Advanced Cybersecurity lecture 1

By | September 29, 2022

Difference Between Information security and Cybersecurity?

Information security:

securing information whether it is stored or in transit.

To protect information whether it is electronic or non-electronic is called information security.

Information Security Includes:

Converting Plain text into cypher text.

Physical security:
Physical security is also called infrastructure security.

This means what measures are taken in order to secure assets physically.

For Example:

  • Fencing
  • CCTV Cameras
  • Boundary Walls
  • concrete walls
  • sandboxes


Network and Telecom Security:

For Network and Telecom security we use:

  • Access Control List
  • Port Security
  • Firewalls
  • VPNs

Software Development Security:

To secure the software during the development lifecycle of a software

data security:

Data security contains the following

  • Security Goveranance
  • Risk Management

Security Governance:

Risk management:

Risk Management is a crucial thing to secure anything

Risk Assessment:

Risk Mitigation:

If you want to secure anything, to secure anything how much resource is required and the cost is required to secure it?

Risk Management:

secure anything according to the budget and requirement

For Example to secure a room we apply:

  • Guards
  • fire alarm


WAF stands for Web Application Firewall

It is a 3rd Generation Firewall

it is the latest generation firewall
It contains IDS and IPS

it can cost thousands of dollars


Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards

It has different layers

Consumer Data:

PCI DSS Compliance:

Those companies that follow PCI DSS guidelines, a PCI DSS guidelines auditor will audit a particular site after the audit they approve as PCI DSS. After their approval, the Company is called PCI DSS compliance.

Security Governance:


cybersecurity is the branch of information security.

Cybersecurity Tracks

There are main three tracks in cyber security

  • Pentesting
  • Forensics
  • Defensive/Countermeasure


CEH Certified Ethical Hacker 125 MCQs.
CPENT Certified Pentenetration Tester 12 hrs exam and there are 20 exam
LPT Licenced Penetration Tester 18 hrs exam and 6 hours each task

LPT have their licenced to hack anyone but are bound to certain terms and conditions.

Every certification has 3 years of licence

There is no annual fee for CEH

120 point

You can extend your certification up to 1 year while getting 120 points

How to earn CEH credits?

CEH credits can be earned by following these tips:

  • You can get 1 point while attending any certified person webinar
  • Passing any international cybersecurity related certification you can get 40 points
  • while publishing any security research paper, they can give you 40 credit hours.

You can claim your credits in EC Council dashboard

CHFI: Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator

It is the most world renown worldwide accepted certification in the world.

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