National Cyber Security

A comprehensive and hands-on techno-managerial program for senior cybersecurity professionals, thought leaders & policymakers.
Open to International participants.

Knowledge Partners: CERT-In, Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) and Cyberverse Foundation is the Co-Host

Learn to build, manage and deliver enterprise security even under most pressing challenges in this sixteen-week executive program.

Why do certain companies win against hackers and why do others fail? What will state-sponsored attacks in the global economy mean for your organization? How can you defend against next generation cyber attacks by constantly being one step ahead?

The ISAC Executive Program will immerse you in new ways of thinking and give new insights that will greatly enhance your organizational defences against emerging cyber attacks and propel your career. 

The scholar program focuses on the intricate relation between technology, national security, cyber warfare, and its impact on your organization and business.

Cyber Warfare is a highly asymmetrical form of War strategy rendering the enemy paralyzed within few minutes. We will look at the most pressing security challenges faced by the governments, intelligence agencies, the private sector, and even every individual to an extent.

The course will also cover a wide variety of topics ranging from cyber threats, the threat to critical infrastructure, intelligence challenges, underground web, diplomacy and foreign policy, legal aspects of privacy, tools for defense, and the future of national security and cyber warfare.

Four Weeks

A Bridge course of four weeks is conducted to bring all participants to the same technical expectations and pre-requisites for the scholar program.

The program covers essential cyber security concepts, including hands-on with Virtual Labs.

Eligibility: Seven-plus years of Industry / Government /  Academics / Diplomacy experience, preferably a minimum of three-years in cybersecurity-related roles.

    • Middle/Senior-level leaders in large companies who are performing roles related to cybersecurity
    • Diplomats/Officers of Diplomatic corps
    • Middle/Senior-level leaders in Government organizations associated with homeland and cyber security operations.
    • Seasoned and influential executives with Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs) who will use this opportunity to make an even greater difference in their organizations’ future and their careers.
    • Faculty members teaching new and emerging technologies
    • Cybersecurity professionals in CII Sectors
    • Post-doctoral/Research Scholars in cybersecurity

Rs. 2,80,000 + GST

National Cyber Security

National Cybersecurity Scholar Application Form


8th Oct - 10th Dec 2022, Instructor Led Live Classes

06 Oct - 08th Dec 2022, Instructor Led Live Classes

On-Campus (3 days)
Instructor-Led, live online (3 months)
Blended Course Delivery
Access to Video recordings
Exclusive Alumni Group

Capstone Project
All participants are expected to complete a project, the outcome of which may be published as a Chapter in the book.

Travel and Stay for Industry Visits

Program Modules

Weekly Cyber Emergency War game Activity

Every Thursday, experience a real-world case study in form of a cyber emergency wargame activity. Play the table-top exercise game from the perspective of the Attacker, SOC teams, Forensicators, CISO, and the CEO.

The Scholar program covers six different war games and makes you enact the roles of various stakeholders who are racing to deal with a cyber crisis.

Understand how your responses impact your sales and stock prices and get insights into the economic impact of your business decisions in cyber security.


Sector Specific Site Visits Included

The scholar program includes visits to various Critical Information Infrastructure facilities
that allow you to expand your exposure to sector-specific cyber risks.

Delhi International Airport

Visit the Delhi International Airport and understand the internal security measures adopted. Hosted by the GMR, India’s largest private airport company.

Energy Sector - Power Plant

Visit a modern power plant and understand the various cybersecurity practices that go in protecting the CII from cyber attacks, including potential gaps.

Modern Security Operations Center

Explore the cutting-edge Security Operations Center, from a leading PSU/ISP and learn how complex technologies are integrated for protecting enterprise organizations.



Cyberverse Foundation was co-founded by ISAC in April 2022. ISAC is the Technical partner for Cyberverse Foundation. The above cohorts were trained by ISAC prior to the formation of the Cyberverse Foundation.

Our Speakers

The scholar program has guest speakers on Thursdays.
Below are some of our esteemed speakers from previous cohorts.

Lt Gen (Dr) Rajesh Pant

National Cyber Security Coordinator, Prime Minister’s Office Government of India (NSD Scholar – Cohort Two)

Dr Ajeet Bajpai

Former Director General –
National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Center

Yaduveer Krishnadatta

Maharaja of Mysuru – Leading India’s largest cyber security hub initiative

Dr Emandi Sankara Rao

Former Chairman – MDI and CEO, IFCI Ltd, Government of India

Dr Pavan Duggal

Founder & Chairman of International Commission on Cyber Security Law

Jarrett W. Kolthoff

Jarrett Kolthoff, Founder/CEO of SpearTip and a former Counterintelligence Special Agent.

Dr Manjari Khanna Kapoor

CPTED Specialist, Founder of ABSI, Chairman – SEQURE Standards for Physical Security

Usha Rengaraju

Kaggle Grandmaster 2020, Data scientist, Adjunct Faculty at IIT Madras for Data Science

Tarun Wig

Founder – Innefu Labs, Counter Intelligence Specialist, and Cyber Security Expert

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