Advanced Certification Program in
ICS/SCADA Cybersecurity

In Association with IIT Kanpur

With the rapid rise in connected infrastructure, the threat from cyber-attacks is a world-wide concern. Cybersecurity has become extremely relevant and even more important in the technology intensive world to protect the businesses from data breaches. This advanced certificate course designed by IIT Kanpur and conducted jointly with SMC Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd., a world leader in Industrial Automation, is carefully designed to give theoretical knowledge and hands-on training so as to equip you with skills and knowledge required to implement strategies, tools and techniques to safeguard the data & information of your organization with a focus on the integrity of the enterprise as a whole.


1-Week (Monday to Friday) + 5-Sundays

Program Fee

Rs. 2 lac + GST (Incl. industry training and introduction to Smart Factory).

Last Date of Application

18th July 2022

Course Start

25th July 2022

Program Highlights

Course offered jointly by SMC Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd. & C3i Center, IIT Kanpur.

1-week basic training on Industrial Automation with Industry 4.0 concepts.

Hands-on training on SMC’s flagship Smart Factory Training kit SIF-400.

1-Week + 5-Sundays Intensive training for Industry professionals.

Learn from the best in the field and interaction with Industry Professionals.

Capstone Project and Capture the Flag Contest.

Program Content

On-line Class Schedule

First Week (Monday to Friday)

5 Sundays



Graduates with any one of the following degree programs:-
BE / BTech, BCA / MCA, BSc Computer Science / BSc Information Technology.

Admission Criteria

LIMITED SEATS ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS - Applications will be reviewed based on the eligibility and subsequent shortlisting process as laid down by the Programme Coordinator.

Who should Apply

1- Professionals working in any industry mainly in Strategic and Managerial roles
2-Professionals working across IoT, Product Design, Materials, Mechanics and System Design functions in Automotive, Aerospace, FMCG, Pharma/Medical Equipment Production, Energy, Metals and Mining, and Oil and Gas, Power – potential sectors for deployment of Digital Manufacturing and Smart Factory concept
3- Professionals aiming for career transition and willing to explore Industry 4.0 and Cyber Security.

Course Fee

Non-refundable fees per participant
GST amount
Total Fees
Individuals and up to 2 participants from the same organization
Rs. 2,00,000.00
Rs. 36,000.00
Rs. 2,36,000.00
3 - 5 participants from the same organization
Rs. 1,85,000.00
Rs. 33,300.00
Rs. 2,18,300.00
More than 5 participants from the same organization
Rs. 1,75,000.00
Rs. 31,500.00
Rs. 2,06,500.00

Faculty Profile

Prof. Sandeep K. Shukla

Professor Sandeep K. Shukla is an IEEE fellow and served as an IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor during 2008-2012, and an ACM Distinguished Speaker between 2007 and 2015. He was the editor-in-chief of the ACM Transactions on Embedded Systems during 2013-2020, Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems and Computing Reviews. He is a subject matter expert in Cyber Security of cyber-physical systems and Blockchain Technology. Prof Shukla has received various prestigious honors and serves as a joint coordinator for the C3i Center and the National Blockchain Project at IIT Kanpur.

Mr. Rohit Negi

An IIT Kanpur alumni with over 9 years of experience specializing in industrial automation and operational technologies and cyber security of such systems. He is the Lead Engineer and Security Architect and Security Operations Lead at the C3i Center, IIT Kanpur. He is leading both offensive and defensive teams of IIT Kanpur. He is actively involved in development and incubation of indigenous solutions that improve cyber defense strategies and capabilities. He has published several international conference papers and has written several book chapters. He has been in reviewing committees of several international publications. He is into the detailed design, development, installation and commissioning of real world ICS test-beds. He has been credited with the design & development of multiple state of the art real world industrial automation test-beds for cyber security and cyber defense of critical infrastructures at IIT Kanpur. He is passionate for new ideas and technologies on top of test-beds to solve cyber security challenges in critical infrastructure.

Dr. Anand Handa

Anand is a Senior Research Engineer at C3i Center, IIT Kanpur. His focus areas include malware analysis, memory forensics, and intrusion detection systems. His role at C3i center involves working on projects having malware analysis and IDS as a significant component for IT and OT systems. He has published his work at various international conference.