With the proliferation of computers and mobile devices, the need for security is rapidly gaining significance where confidential information and critical infrastructure face risks of being hacked. Malware, social engineering, infrastructure destruction, cyberterrorism, system and application exploits are threatening individuals and corporations daily. If these threats are not mitigated, there would be disastrous consequences.
Singapore government understands the importance of managing these security threats; hence announced the latest National Cyber Security Masterplan 2018 with one of the key areas of focus on growing the country’s pool of cyber security experts.
Our Specialist Diploma course in Cyber Security Management is designed to train working IT professionals in the important areas of cyber security in response to the Masterplan.
Participants are required to bring computer Notebook when attending lessons, as you may need it to access the e-learning materials, writing reports, etc.
The course is designed to teach students essential technical skills to secure computer and network resources and to handle cyber range exercises. Students will also learn how to apply the principles and practices of infocomm security management, and to carry out the forensics process in computers and mobile devices.
This course is suitable for working adults in the infocomm industry who wish to pick up specialised skills and knowledge in infocomm security.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants should have a Polytechnic Diploma/Degree in Information Technology. Polytechnic diploma or degree holders from other disciplines must have at least 2 years of relevant experience in Information Technology.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted will have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.
Course OutlinePlease Click for Module Synopsis
This course consists of 2 post diploma certificates (PDCs). Each PDC comprises two modules and the details are as follows:
PDC 1 Certificate in Infocomm Security and Defences
Module 1 - Infocomm Security and Network Essentials
Module 2 - Cyber Defence and Range Exercises
PDC2 Certificate in Security Incident Management
Module 3 - Digital Forensics and Investigation
Module 4 - Security Policy and Incident Management
Award / Certification / Accreditation
Upon completion of two Certificates within a two-year validity period, the participant will be conferred a Specialist Diploma qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.
Click here for Funding Incentives and Fees Matters
|SPECIALIST DIPLOMA IN CYBER SECURITY MANAGEMENT|
|POST DIPLOMA CERTIFICATES (PDC)||SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW THE AGE OF 40||SINGAPORE CITIZENS AGED 40 AND ABOVE||SINGAPORE PR||ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME (for SC)*||ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME (for PR)**||WORKFARE TRAINING SUPPORT SCHEME||OTHERS / REPEAT STUDENTS|
|Certificate in Infocomm Security and Defences||$474.52||$316.35||$1,265.38||$326.69||$378.43||$178.87||$3,163.46|
|Certificate in Security Incident Management||$474.52||$316.35||$1,265.38||$326.69||$378.43||$178.87||$3,163.46|
|Total Course Fees:||$949.04||$632.69||$2,530.76||$653.39||$756.86||$357.74||$6,326.91|
*SC- Singapore Citizens
**PR- Permanent Residents
Other Fees Payable:
|FEE DESCRIPTION||PER SEMESTER (AFTER GST)|
| ||SINGAPORE CITIZENS||SINGAPORE PR AND OTHERS|
|Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS)||$1.01||$1.01|
|Insurance Fee (GPA)||$1.70||$1.70|
- The fees shown (inclusive of 7% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.
- Post-Diploma Certificate Fee is payable on a semester basis.
- Withdraw within 2 weeks before semester commencement, 70% refund of paid course fee.
- Withdraw on or after date of semester commencement, no refund of paid course fee.
Please note that other fees paid are non-refundable.
Please click here for application procedure
Date of Course Commencement:
20 Apr 2020
1 Dec 2019 to 31 Jan 2020
* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up
Every Mon & Wed, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Every Tue & Thu, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
270 hours (1 year)
PDC to start with:
For course specific details,
please contact the course manager:
Name: Mr Boris Choo