Diploma in Cybersecurity Technology

This is a practical-oriented program where learners are tasked with developing capabilities in the core technical aspect of cybersecurity. Learners will have access to some tools and equipment to work throughout this program. A project report is required at the end of the program. Learners are encouraged to take on projects which will have real impacts in their organizations. Has Certificate in Cybersecurity Technology as a prerequisite. Learners will be guided by an instructor to use the knowledge acquired during the Certificate program to undertake a Capstone (a project) which is expected to last 12 weeks. Learners must write an acceptable report at the end of the project.

Course syllabus:

  1. Structure of Information Systems

  2. Information Systems & Networks Vulnerabilities

  3. Foundations of Cybersecurity

  4. SMAC & BYOD Security

  5. Preventing Cyber Intrusions

  6. Evaluating Emerging Cybersecurity Technologies

  7. Ethical Hacking

  8. Malware Analysis

  9. Penetration Testing & Tools

  10. Intrusion Detection and Prevention

  11. Networks and OS Security

  12. Exam