16 hours / 2 days
9:00am to 6:00pm
Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)
The objective of the course is to create awareness and understanding about the security in the internet and Information Technology (IT) environment in general.
• Explain what is Cyber Security, what are at stake?
• Illustrate common threats (i.e. phishing, malware)
• Discuss mitigation methods
• Discuss how to protect Operating system, wired & wireless network
• Understand basic cryptography (password, SSL certificates)
• Understand enterprise defences (Anti-virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls)
• Discuss Basic Smartphone Security
• Outline Cyber Security related laws (i.e. PDPA, CMA, CA )
Non IT-related professionals and working professionals using computers and applications.
Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Award / Certification / Accreditation
• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate
Mr Calvin Siak has 15 years of experience in Singapore Polytechnic (The School Of Computing) for teaching both tertiary students and adult learners as a lecturer. Beyond teaching Information Security courses, Calvin has developed modules & short courses for both full-time students and adult learners. Calvin holds a Master degree from Coventry University. He is also the author of 1 patent, 2 research papers and various industry certifications. [e.g. RHCSA (Redhat), OSSA, OWSA (ThinkSecure), CEREA (IACRB)]
Mr Chong Chee Seng is a Lecturer in the School of Computing (SoC), Singapore Polytechnic. He holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University. He has 20 years of lecturing experience in networks, operating systems, cyber security, full-stack software development and cloud computing. He is a Certified Amazon Web Service Trainer. He is currently teaching Mobile Application Development and Mobile Interaction in the school of SoC. He is a member of the course management team for Diploma in Information Technology and co-chair for Specialist Diploma in Mobile Apps Development.
Mr James Tan has 4 years of experience in Singapore Polytechnic (The School of Computing) for teaching adult learners as an adjunct lecturer. He is also an information security consultant at JT Consultancy & Management Pte Ltd. He has tested people, process and technology for more than a decade. He holds a B.Sc. (Psychology), ACTA, CISSP, CREST, CIPP/A, among others.
Eligible for SkillsFuture CreditTerms and Conditions*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.
1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:
a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.
b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number.
*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.
2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.