Cyber Security - SIDTM Pune

Cyber Security

Cybersecurity, Data Privacy and Forensic Investigation
For Banks and Financial Institutions


In the current environment where the rate of data breaches, unauthorized access of personal data and cyber-attacks have risen, organizations have to be vigilant and outline measures and best practices to mitigate the risk.

This MDP is designed for bankers and financial institutions to enable them to understand the new threats and data privacy requirements to ensure that practices implemented are compliant to the relevant regulatory framework. The course will familiarize attendees to the various regulatory guidelines and the internal procedures and policies to ensure compliance in eliminating the threats to the organization. This program includes overview on the acceptable understanding and use of policy documents, levels of communication and checks, breach reporting and risk management. The program will also cover the critical issues faced by the financial institutions in cyber security and data privacy.

About SSBF and SIDTM:

This program is conducted in a joint collaboration between Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance which is a known brand in banking domain and Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management which is a kwon brand in technology management. These two institutes are constituents of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune.

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF), a constituent of Symbiosis International University (SIU) is a Pune based institute specializing in banking and finance. Our highly experienced faculty, world class infrastructure and training facilities provide a holistic experience to the participants. The classroom environment is interactive where participative learning permits a free flow of ideas between faculty and participants. Sessions are a blend of group discussions, presentations, case studies and analytical sessions. Wherever applicable the theory is amply complemented through simulations and experiential learning and in a nutshell offers an excellent platform for honing management and leadership skills. The trainer’s details are attached for your kind perusal. . SSBF also conducts corporate training in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) domain for employees working at various levels. We have conducted training for Bank of Maharashtra, Union Bank of India, Dena Bank, Bank of Baroda and YES Bank for various domain and soft skills requirements. We have also developed content for BFSI Sector Skill Council, TISS and Bajaj Finserv

Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (SIDTM) is the pioneer institute started in 1996 for imparting managerial education in the field of Telecommunications and subsequently added Analytics, ICT and digital technology domains considering the requirements in the industry. SITM is the leading institute in the entire SAARC region offering management education in this niche domain. At SITM, we have committed ourselves to develop world class Telecom and ICT Business leaders, who can effectively handle dynamic and ever-changing technological scenario with absolute ease and authority, individuals who can manage complicated business scenarios with confidence at all levels of the corporate ladder. SITM offers three specializations System & Finance, Marketing & Finance and Analytics & Finance. SIDTM has CISCO academy lab, IBM Analytics lab since long and the trainings are conducted in these areas for students and corporates. SIDTM is consistently ranked in top 25 B-Schools in India as per the “The Week”. SIDTM has conducted training to foreign executives in foreign countries, and top institutions like Reserve Bank of India, Accenture, AWS Cloud trainings etc.

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) presents Sandipani – state of the art training facility located in the midst of the hills of Lavale, Pune, Maharashtra. The training center is fully equipped with 9 classrooms which accommodates 28 to 100 participants. The campus offers residential facilities for 150+ participants, Wi-Fi Enabled Campus, Fully equipped Library, Dining and Cafeteria

Following is the list of programs to our credit

  • Reserve Bank of India – Cyber Security
  • Bank of Maharashtra – Domain Training
    • For Chief Managers – Four Batches
  • YES Bank Employees – Domain Training
    • For Client Relationship Partner (CRP)
    • For Business Relationship Partner (BRP)
  • Union Bank of India – Domain Training
    • Clerical to Officer Grade – Two Batches
    • Grade 2 to Grade 3 – Four batches
  • Dena Bank – Domain and Soft Skills Training
    • For Senior employees having experience of more than 15 years
  • Bank of Baroda – Domain Training
    •  For Senior Employees

Programme : Cybersecurity, Data Privacy and Forensic Investigation for Banks and Financial Institutions

Mode: Residential Programme at Symbiosis Leadership Development Centre, Sandipani, Lavale, Pune

Date: 6th December to 11th December 2021

Duration: 40 Hours (5 Days)

Programme Objectives

  • To introduce the emerging digital challenges, threats and risks to banking sector.
  • To elaborate on the identification of new threats and the implementation of digital controls and protection.
  • To enumerate on the organizational, legal and social implications of white-collar crimes and frauds.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the risk exposures to information assets and to examine cyber security events and evidences.
  • Understand the nature of frauds and white-collar crimes and its economic and social impact.
  • Recognize fraudulent transactions and to apply financial statement analysis techniques to validate the existence of fraud and identify preventive measures.
  • Apply effective practices to analyse and resolve challenges/ issues in data protection and information security environment.

Teaching Methodology

  • Sessions from industry experts in the respective fields.
  • Use of tools in some specific areas for hands on experience.
  • Case study based approach.


  • Self-Assessment.
  • Practical submission.

Programme Fee

  • Rs. 32,500/- (Rs 6500/- per day per person)

Registration Link

Programme Outline / Day wise Schedule

DAY Session  TOPIC Method
1 9.30 to 11  Overview of Cyber Security, Forensic and Data Privacy in Banks Theory
11.15 to 12.45 Legal Aspects of Cyber Security Theory
1.45 to 3.15 Cyber Security- Governance- Frameworks Case Study
3.30 to 5 Introduction to Cyber Security Tools Lab Session
2 9.30 to 11  Use of tools in Cyber Security Lab Session
11.15 to 12.45

Forensic Accounting- The Concept

Difference between Other types of Audit & Forensic Accounting- Skill Sets required for Forensic Accounting

1.45 to 3.15 Banking Fraud Reporting and RBI Requirements- Anti Fraud Policy- Vigilance Mechanism Theory and  Cases Study
3.30 to 5 Financial Statements Frauds- Sensing the Financial Statement Frauds- During Credit Appraisal- During Inspection Case Study
3 9.30 to 11  Role of Inspection Department & Credit Appraisal Officers in Fraud Prevention Theory and Case Study
11.15 to 12.45 Tapping the Borrowers Behavior Theory and Case Study
1.45 to 3.15 Loan Frauds & Its Prevention- With Reference to Legal /Regulatory Provisions Theory
3.30 to 5 Digital Forensic Concepts Theory
4 9.30 to 11 Digital Forensic in Banks Tools
11.15 to 12.45 Data Analysis in Banks Use of Excel
1.45 to 3.15 Introduction to Big Data and R programming Case Study
3.30 to 5 Self-Assessment
5 9.30 to 11 Data Protection and Data Privacy Laws, Individual Rights Theory
11.15 to 12.45 Data Security and Data Breach Case studies
1.45 to 3.15 Assessment
3.30 to 5 Closure of program and felicitation

Faculty Profile

Name of the Faculty Dr. Pramod Damle
Qualification B Sc (Maths), LL B, M Com, MCM, PhD in cyber-security management
Certifications Acquired, Practiced, Taught & Relinquished world-class certifications:
GIAC GSLC ISO9001-Auditor ISO27001-Auditor
Areas of Expertise Systems Audit Cyber Security Software Engineering
Project Management Business Continuity Risk Management
Stress Management Anger Management Time Management
Counselling/ Mentoring Psychological & Physiological Wellbeing
Industry Experience  25 years in total in Banks and Bank audits                                                                                                                        Four decades across IT, Management, Banking & Higher Education
in the roles of Manager, Auditor, Owner-Director, BU Head & Professor
in the private sector, public sector and government proper
Academic Experience 15 years 

Name Prof. Avinash Aslekar
Qualification B.Com, M.C.M,M.M.M. UGC NET pursuing Ph.D. in Management
Certifications CCAI  ITIL Foundation TOGAF 9 certified
SAP Certified – Associate Business Foundation & Integration with SAP
Areas of Expertise Networking Network Security Cyber Security
Network management   Software development
Software Engineering    Project Management
Business Intelligence    Business Analytics
Artificial Intelligence    
Industry Experience  5 years+ across various domains such as IT ,Networking ,Management, Analytics, Software Development ,conducted statutory Bank Audits, Tax Audits, trust audits
Academic Experience 26 years 

Name Prof. Uday Kulkarni
Qualification B.COM. FCA
Certifications CIA (USA), CISA (USA), Qualified I.P. (IBBI)
Areas of Expertise  Cyber Security, Forensics in Banking, Audits
Industry Experience  25 years in bank audits, forensic audits, project consultancy and consultancy to banks
Academic Experience 10 years in the areas of audits and assurance in India and foreign countries

Name Mr. Subba Rao
Qualification, MBA, CAIIB, P G Dip. In Industrial relations and personnel management
Certifications Diploma in Computer applications in Banking.
Areas of Expertise Cyber securities and crimes in Banking 
Industry Experience  40 years

Name Dr. Dilip Ambarkhane
Qualification Ph.D. M.B.A. (Finance) M.Sc. (Mathematics) CAIIB
Areas of Expertise Development finance and Financial Inclusion
Industry Experience  8 years in teaching and 36 years in Public Sector Bank

Name Dr. Kshitija R. Soman
Qualification Ph.D. (Financial Management), ACA, M.Com.
Areas of Expertise Financial Management
Industry Experience  14 years teaching experience

Special Note

As per the Symbiosis University guidelines, the participants must have taken both the doses of COVID-19 vaccine and produce the certificate on arrival at our campus. Those who are done with only one dose of vaccination are requested to carry a negative RTPCR test not later than 72 hours old before the arrival on the campus.

Once you share the list of participants, we will share with them the norms and guidelines to be followed while staying on the campus.

Contact Information

Mrs. Shruti Shenolikar

Email: , Phone: 020 – 28116288

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