Module 1: Introduction and Background of I.T Act. 2000
This module will cover the background, objectives, history of the formation of I.T Act, 2000 in India.
Emergence of Cyber Laws
Background of Information Technology Act, 2000
Objective of Information Technology Act, 2000
Definitions under The I.T. Act, 2000
Module 2: E-Governance and Digital/Electronic Signatures
This module covers E-signature, Digital Signature, its process, Electronic Communication & E-governance.
Electronic Governance – Meaning, Importance, and Initiatives
Law & E-Governance (Sec. 4-10A)
Parties to Electronic Communication Process
Securing Electronic Records, E-Signature & Digital Signature
Module 3: Certifying Authorities and E-Signature
This module covers powers, functions & role of Certifying authorities, CCA along with the duties of the subscriber.
Role of Controller of Certifying Authorities
The Certifying Authority
Powers & Functions of Certifying Authorities
Duties of Subscriber
Module 4: Dispute Resolution under IT Act
This module discusses the cyber contraventions with penalties & compensations along with Cyber Appellate Tribunal & Adjudicating Officer.
Penalties & Compensations
Adjudicating Officer (AO)
Cyber Appellate Tribunal
Module 5: Cyber Offences
This module clarifies the difference between cyber contraventions & cyber offences along with the concept of jurisdiction & intermediaries.
Cyber Contraventions and Cyber Offences
Classification of Offences under the IT Act
Section 66A (Shreya Singhal v. Union of India)
Universal Jurisdiction & Cognizability of Offences
Immunity to the Intermediaries
Module 6: Miscellaneous & Amendments
This module talks about various amendments in the IT Act along with the amendments in other statutory laws in special reference to it.
The Amendments of the IT Act
Amendments Caused due To IT Act, 2000