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

Cyber Security is an important part of any industry with a network infrastructure. Without Cyber Security, confidential information and files can be leaked and accessed by anyone, everywhere. 

To earn the trust of your clients, customers, and employees, make sure that you are providing the best Cyber Security team on premise, as they will take measures to protect and prevent any malicious attacks that some people might attempt.

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  • 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 January 2021 Intake:

  • 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 30, 31 January 2021
  • Monday: 7PM – 10PM
  • Saturday & Sunday: 12PM – 3PM


  • Live Webinar (if required)
  • Singapore Management University

Course Outline

Learning Objectives 1.0:

Introduction to Cyber Security


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


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

Kick-start Your Career in Cyber Security

Get the best lessons and courses on Cyber Security with Smartcademy Singapore! Each lesson that you finish helps youtube be one step closer to getting your official Cyber Security certificate. Each course has a real life application to help you immerse yourself in the industry.

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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