Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences has partnered with EC-Council Academia to provide our full-time students an additional industry edge in the field of cybersecurity.

Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences students under the Academia partnership can obtain cybersecurity skills and industry-recognized certifications in combination with their full-time degree programs. It will help to secure their footing within an already demanding industry and improve their prospects for future employment.

The Fundamental Skills You Need to Get Into Cybersecurity. Free of Cost.

Essentials Series Course Resources

With the adoption of EC-Council Essentials Series, our goal is to implement a technician track to teach students baseline Cybersecurity skills across the following areas:

  • Network Defense
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Digital Forensics

Learning resources including the eBook and video lectures will be offered as MOOC courses so cost is not a barrier to education. Lab range upgrades will ensure learners are properly understanding the concepts and feel comfortable with range technologies leading into cyber challenges and competition pathways to continuously grow towards desired career pathways.

Course Outlines & Examinations

  • 1. Network Security Fundamentals
  • 2.  Identification, Authentication and Authorization
  • 3. Network Security Controls – Administrative Controls
  • 4. Network Security Controls – Physical Controls
  • 5. Network Security Controls – Technical Controls
  • 6. Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  • 7. Wireless Network Security
  • 8. Mobile Device Security
  • 9. IoT Device Security
  • 10. Cryptography and PKI
  • 11. Data Security
  • 12. Network Traffic Monitoring
Certification Exam
Exam Length Hours
Exam Format Multiple Choice
Exam Platform ECC Exam Center
# of Questions 75
Certification Network Defense Essentials
  • 1. Information Security Fundamentals
  • 2. Ethical Hacking Fundamentals
  • 3. Information Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • 4. Password Cracking Techniques and Countermeasures
  • 5. Social Engineering Techniques and Countermeasures
  • 6. Network Level Attacks and Countermeasures
  • 7. Web Application Attacks and Countermeasures
  • 8. Wireless Attacks and Countermeasures
  • 9. Mobile Attacks and Countermeasures
  • 10. IoT and OT Attacks and Countermeasures
  • 11. Cloud Computing Threats and Countermeasures
  • 12. Penetration Testing Fundamentals
Certification Exam
Exam Length Hours
Exam Format Multiple Choice
Exam Platform ECC Exam Center
# of Questions 75
Certification Ethical Hacking Essentials
  • 1. Computer Forensics Fundamentals
  • 2. Computer Forensics Investigation Process
  • 3. Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
  • 4. Data Acquisition and Duplication
  • 5. Defeating Anti-forensics Techniques
  • 6. Windows Forensics
  • 7. Linux and Mac Forensics
  • 8. Network Forensics
  • 9. Investigating Web Attacks
  • 10. Dark Web Forensics
  • 11. Investigating Email Crimes
  • 12. Malware Forensics
Certification Exam
Exam Length Hours
Exam Format Multiple Choice
Exam Platform ECC Exam Center
# of Questions 75
Certification Digital Forensics Essentials

About EC-Council:

EC-Council’s core mission is to help organizations, educators, governments, and individuals address global workforce problems by developing and curating world-class cybersecurity education programs and certifications while providing cybersecurity services to some of the largest businesses around the world. EC-Council is trusted by seven of the Fortune 10; 47 of the Fortune 100; the Department of Defense; global intelligence communities; NATO; and more than 2,000 of the best universities, colleges, and training companies. EC-Council programs are available in more than 140 countries and set the bar in cybersecurity education.

About EC-Council Academia:

The EC-Council Academia Partner program led by EC-Council’s academic division offers free partnership opportunities to academic institutions globally. These partnerships focus on establishing Cybersecurity education ecosystems that support students, alumni, faculty, employees, and communities. Through established, purpose-driven partnerships, institutions can access a series of extensive discounts on content, evaluate learning resources, offer stackable credentials for students, initiate faculty development and scholarships, and facilitate cyber competitions. For more information on EC-Council Academia, please visit

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