Cyber Security

The field of cyber security is growing in importance due to increasing reliance on computer systems, the Internet and wireless networks such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, as well as the growth of "smart" devices including smartphones, televisions, and the various connected devices that constitute the Internet of Things. This course demystifies cyber security by creating an awareness of its application in computer networking, cyber security vulnerabilities and the mitigation process and provides an opportunity for virtual / physical visits to cyber security technology centers for cyber security education purposes.

Related ITE Courses: Higher Nitec in Cyber & Network Security (3-year)

At the end of the module, students will be able to:

  • Build and configure basic networking devices.
  • Apply appropriate methods in security measures on these devices.
  • Explain the types of cyber security vulnerabilities and the mitigation process.
  • Demonstrate how to obtain updates on trending cyber security threats and their mitigation.
  • Explore various career pathways in cyber security.