National Security Database Accreditation

India's only cyber security non-profit

ISAC is an independent certification body and manages the National Security Database certification program, recognised by Government of India.

Information Sharing and Analysis Center is India’s leading certification and standards body, a Public Private Partner (PPP) with National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Center (NCIIPC), Government of India, created under Sec 70A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (amended 2008), designated as the National Nodal Agency in respect of Critical Information Infrastructure Protection.

ISAC is also mandated under the agreement with All India Technical Education Council (AICTE), The All India Council For Technical Education Act 1987 (No 52 of 1987), Government of India, Under Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) to establish Centers of Excellence in Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence under the National Security Database program to build credible workforce.

 

All accreditations are awarded from 1st April of every year and are valid for a maximum of three years.

The expert team visit for compliance and audit is scheduled from 1st January to 10th March every year.

Accreditation Criteria for Training Providers

  • Criterion 1: Vision, Mission and Program Educational Objectives

  • Criterion 2: Program Curriculum and Teaching–Learning Processes

  • Criterion 3: Course Outcomes and Program Outcomes

  • Criterion 4: Capstone and Internships

  • Criterion 5: Industry Recognition and Support

  • Criterion 6: Faculty Information and Contributions

  • Criterion 7: Facilities and Technical Support

  • Criterion 8: Continuous Improvement

  • Criterion 9: Student Support Systems

  • Criterion 10: Governance and Professional Ethics

CYBERANGE

Tactical Cyberange Simulations Pvt Ltd achieved the accreditation on 1st April 2019 for the below programs and is valid for 3 years.

S/N

Code

Course Title

Exam Code

NOS Mapping

1

DEF701

Cyberange Certified SOC Analyst

CCSA

SSC/Q0909

2

DEF702

Cyberange Certified Data Center Security Expert

CCDE

SSC/Q0923

3

IRF700

Cyberange Certified Forensics Investigator

CCFI

SSC/Q0922

4

IRF703

Cyberange Certified Threat Hunter

CCTH

SSC/Q0905

5

OFS701

Cyberange Certified Penetration Tester

CCPT

SSC/Q0912

S/N

Code

Course Title

Exam Code

NOS Mapping

1

DPL901

Diploma in AI Foundations

DAIF

NA

2

DPL907

Diploma in Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

DBCC

NA

3

DPL903

Diploma in Applied Data science

APDS

NA

S/N

Code

Course Title

Exam Code

NOS Mapping

1

PGC701

Master’s in Cyber Security

CMCS

SSC/Q0917*

2

PGC702

Master’s in Artificial Intelligence

CMAI

SSC/Q8108*

SKILLSDA

INGUs Knowledge Academy Pvt Ltd achieved the accreditation on 1st April 2018 for the below programs and is valid for 3 years.

S/N

Code

Course Title

Exam Code

NOS Mapping

1

DEF701

NSD Certified SOC Analyst

NCSA

Provisional

2

IRF700

NSD Certified Forensics Investigator

NCFI

Provisional

3

IRF703

NSD Certified Threat Hunter

NCTH

Provisional

4

OFS701

NSD Certified Penetration Tester

NCPT

Provisional

SOFTSENSE TECHNOSERVE

Softsense Technoserve (India) Pvt Ltd achieved the accreditation on 1st April 2020* for the below programs and is valid for 3 years.

*  Provisional approval until lockdown.

S/N

Exam Code

Course Title

Code

Standard

1

NCMA

NSD Certified Malware Analyst

IRF701

ISAC

2

NCRE

NSD Certified Reverse Engineer

IRF702

ISAC

3

NCTH

NSD Certified Threat Hunter

IRF703

ISAC

4

NCPT

NSD Certified Penetration Tester

OFS701

ISAC

5

NCWT

NSD Certified Web App Penetration Tester

OFS702

ISAC

6

NCXD

NSD Certified Exploit Developer

OFS703

ISAC

7

NCMP

NSD Certified Mobile App Pentester

OFS704

ISAC