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Cyber Security Foundation Course (SkillsFuture Series)

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The cyber threat landscape is ever evolving and cyber security needs to be considered as a continuous effort to enable better protection, detection and mitigation of attacks. This course introduces participants (with no technical background) to the concepts and terminologies in cyber security. It also brings the participants up-to-date on the latest cyber threat landscape, and enables them to better understand and appreciate cyber security. The course also covers the recent attacks and threats, as well as explanation on each of their mechanics in layman’s terms for the participants to acquire a deeper understanding and knowledge on what goes on under the hood.

Programme Benefits

This course introduces the concepts and terminologies in cyber security to participants with no technical background or prior knowledge of the field. It also brings the participants up-to-date on the latest cyber threat landscape, and enables them to better understand and appreciate cyber security. Participants are able to acquire a deeper understanding of the recent attacks’ mechanics in layman’s term to learn what goes on under the hood of these attacks, and also acquire knowledge on cyber risk assessment and management so as to enable them to help their organisations be better prepared and more resilient against cyber threats and attacks.

Programme Outline

  • Security concepts, Security strategies and Computer Network
  • Network Security
    • Wired vs wireless
    • Closed networks
  • Computer System Security
    • Threats affecting end-host
    • Mitigation
  • Cloud Security
    • Threat landscape
    • Security considerations
  • Encryption Systems
    • Design considerations
    • Standards
  • Authentication & Authorization
    • Concepts and models
  • Threat Assessment
    • Methodologies

 

Who Should Attend?

Participants who aspire to know about cyber security.

Course Fee

International Students

Singapore Citizens

(aged between 21 and 39) or

PRs (aged 21 and above)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

(Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)

Singapore Citizens (Workfare Training Support scheme)

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs^

Full course fee

S$ 1200

S$ 1200

S$ 1200

S$ 1200

S$ 1200

Less: SSG Grant Amount (S$ 840) (S$ 840) (S$ 840) (S$ 840)
Nett Course Fee S$ 1200 S$ 360 S$ 360 S$ 360 S$ 360
GST (7%) on nett course fee

S$ 84

S$ 25.20

S$ 25.20

S$ 25.20

S$ 25.20

Total Nett Course Fee Paybale, including GST S$ 1284 S$ 385.20 S$ 385.20 S$ 385.20 S$ 385.20
Less: Additional Funding if eligible under various schemes

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(S$ 240)

(S$ 300)

(S$ 240)

Total Nett Course Fee Payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

S$ 1284 

S$ 385.20 

S$ 145.20 

S$ 85.20 

S$ 145.20 

Course Duration
2 days

Course Leader

Dr. Vrizlynn THING

Registration

Fill up the application form (Download the application form) and email to  stmi@nus.edu.sg