MAHE-ISAC Certification Courses - Overview

MAHE, Manipal has signed an MoA with the Information Sharing and Analysis Center(ISAC) which is a public-private-partner of the Ministry of Education, Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN), MeitY (The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology), Govt. of India, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and other Public Sector and Corporate Bodies for advancing the cyber security capacity building and training 1,00,000 professionals for empanelment in National Security Database (NSD) program and Clean Exit, Ethics at Workplace. This collaboration leads to an establishment of a Professional level Center of Excellence(CoE) at MIT, MAHE.

As per the latest report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), there is an undersupply of professionals in the cybersecurity space, with almost three million unfulfilled positions in various capacities. Therefore, as a field, the cybersecurity market is highly lucrative for aspiring individuals. The main objective of CoE is to nurture career aspirants in Cybersecurity.

The CoE will provide certifications on various Cybersecurity courses to produce Cybersecurity professionals.

Following are some of the certification programs offered by the CoE in association with ISAC.

MAHE-ISAC Certified Cyber Crime Intervention Officer (CCIO): Cyber Crime Intervention Officer’s(CCIO) course is a basic Cyber Crime First Responder program. This program is specially curated to prepare interventionists, enabled to help the cybercrime victims and protect the netizens and vulnerable people.

MAHE-ISAC Certified Professional Ethics at Workplace Plus (CPEW Plus): Professional Ethics at Workplace (CPEW)Plus Program is an instructor-led two-day live online training. is an ethics and behavior rating platform for working professionals and students. It is an AICTE evaluated, recognized under Neat2.0 under the Ministry of Education course

MAHE-ISAC Certified Basics in Information Security (MICBIS): Basics in Information Security is aimed to provide basic skills to gain entry-level positions in Cyber Security Operations. The MICBIS program is designed to equip students and professionals aspiring to start a technical career in cyber security. 

MAHE-ISAC Certified Bug Bounty Researcher (MICBBR): The MAHE-ISAC Certified Bug Bounty Researcher Program(MICBBR) is a unique opportunity offered by MAHE and ISAC to experienced as well as inexperienced cybersecurity enthusiasts to get trained, earn rewards and recognition for reporting bugs, especially those related to security exploits and vulnerabilities, legally and ethically.

MAHE-ISAC Certified Forensic Investigator (MICFI): MAHE-ISAC Certified Forensic Investigator is a 24 hours basic instructor-led program that provides essential training on handling investigations with Windows and Linux systems. Participants can gain real-world forensic investigation skills with hands-on labs fully hosted on the cloud from Cyberange.

MAHE-ISAC Certified Penetration Tester (MICPT): The MAHE-ISAC Certified Penetration Tester(MICBBR) is a unique opportunity offered by MAHE and ISAC to be experienced as well as inexperienced cybersecurity enthusiasts to get trained in the field of ethical hacking. Penetration Tester is a recognized empanelment program for information security professionals with hands-on proven experience in vulnerability analysis and penetration testing.


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