Why Cyber Security?

“The first six months of 2019 have seen more than 3,800 publicly disclosed breaches exposing an incredible 4.1 billion compromised records.”
– Forbes, 2019

Closer to home, we have seen the security breach of SingHealth where 1.5 million SingHealth patients had their personal particulars stolen.

This validates the need for cyber security experts to defend our digital assets and prevent them from getting stolen.

Enter the Cyber Security industry with our Intro To Cyber Security course that gives you the fundamentals to jumpstart your career!

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Overview

  • Course will span across 7 lessons
  • Each lesson will be 3 hours
  • No prior technical background is required

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Do note that there are no funding support for this course.

Course Schedule

Tentative July 2020 Intake:

  • 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 18, 19 July
  • Friday: 7PM – 10PM
  • Saturday & Sunday: 12PM – 3PM

Location:

  • Live Webinar (if required)
  • Singapore Management University

Course Outline

Learning Objectives 1.0:

Introduction to Cyber Security

Breakdown:

  • General idea about what Cyber Security is
  • Presence of Cyber Security in modern world
  • Different domains and sectors in Cyber Security
  • Cyber Security jargon and terminology
  • Introduction on Threat Modelling and Source Code Review

Learning Objectives 2.0:

Networking and Web Application Fundamentals

Breakdown:

  • How computer networks work and how they communicate with each other
  • How a web application works and how your browser is communicating with web applications

Learning Objectives 3.0:

Vulnerability Assessment Process

Breakdown:

  • How to prepare for a vulnerability assessment
  • What is the difference between a vulnerability assessment and a penetration test
  • Rules of engagement of a vulnerability assessment
  • Liabilities and responsibilities when conducting a vulnerability assessment
  • Reporting process after conducting a vulnerability assessment

Learning Objectives 4.0:

Penetration Testing Process

Breakdown:

  • How to prepare for a penetration test
  • Rules of engagement of a penetration test
  • Liabilities and responsibilities when conducting a penetration test
  • Reporting process after conducting a penetration test

Learning Objectives 5.0:

Basics of Network Penetration Testing

Breakdown:

  • How to conduct a basic network penetration test
  • How to identify and exploit common network vulnerabilities

Learning Objectives 6.0:

Basics of Web Application Penetration Testing

Breakdown:

  • How to use an intercepting proxy (Ex – Burp Suite) to intercept web traffic between your browser and web applications
  • How to identify and exploit common web application vulnerabilities

Learning Objectives 6.0:

Capstone Project

Breakdown:

  • Conducting a web application penetration test and preparing a penetration test report

Kick-start Your Career in Cyber Security

Emerging Industry
Demand for Cyber Security Experts is booming right now.
High Salary
Salary can go up to S$120k for a mid-level Cyber Security Experts.
Future Prospects
Cyber Security will be at the forefront of tech revolution 4.0

According to EDB, some 50,000 ICT jobs are expected to be created in Singapore in the next few years. Michael Page also released that demand for technology jobs in Singapore rose by over 20% in the past 12 months.

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