Digital attacks are a significant and growing threat to society and businesses. Loss or theft of sensitive data can have catastrophic consequences for companies and individuals. Cyber crime can cause substantial economic loss, as well as undermine customer confidence in companies.
There is substantial demand for Cyber or IT security experts, often exceeding available qualified candidates.
In order to become a certified Cyber Security Expert you will learn the security principles as well as the law fundamentals that underpin the cyber security work. In the course you will gain knowledge and understanding about the aspects of network security as well as preventive security to avoid and prevent attacks before they cause damage. For this you will learn about hacking tools and how they can be used by attackers. If attacks or breaches happen you will need to be able to manage those incidents and the right responses to them, as well as the various reporting requiremnents (internally as well as externally to law enforcement). The basis for numerous of these activities lies also in fundamental programming skills - you will learn Python in the course - and knowlegde and skills in database management. Last not least you will learn necessary skills in computer forensics to learn from attacks - successful or unsuccessful - in order to continuously improve the systems and sites your will be responsible for.
To graduate the course you will submit practical project work, that you can also use to showcase your skills to future employers or customers.
Essentially there are no more companies that do not have a digital element, which means that every company is vulnerable. After completing the course, you will be able to work in almost any company as an internal Cyber or IT Security expert, you can work for an IT consulting company, you can work as a freelancer or start your own business.
|Start dates:||On the first of every month|
|Free extension:||9 months|
|Examination method:||Project task assignments|
|Type of course:||Online|
What you can expect
- Security and the Law
- Network Security
- Preventive Security
- Hacking Tools, Incidents and Response
- Computer Forensics
- Exam Project