Diploma in Cybersecurity at DBS

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DBS is offering a Diploma in Cybersecurity, starting in February 2022.

Cybersecurity is the protection of internet-connected systems such as networks, devices, programs, and data from cyber-attacks or unauthorised access. The World Economic Forum lists cyber-attacks as 5th in the top 10 global risks and this can affect an individual’s business or work in a number of ways. Cybersecurity is therefore used by individuals and businesses to protect against unauthorised access to data centres and computerised systems.

DBS new suite of professional diplomas and courses provide students the opportunity to upskill and enhance skills for the work environment.

Diploma in Cybersecurity at DBS

Aims of Cybersecurity Course

This programme aims to immerse learners into the area of Cybersecurity with a view to enabling them to be able to act on the real threats that face companies in today’s business environment.

Objectives 

  • Provide learners with an understanding of the threats posed to websites including session hijacking, secure authentication and SQL injection attacks.
  • Equip learners to do full penetration testing on their systems.
  • Introduce learners to the area of cryptography by using public-key (asymmetric) encryption to do secure communication.
  • Understand the risks posed by unsecure software, looking at some of the threats posed by common vulnerabilities including buffer overflow, heap overflow and stack overflow.

Learn more about courses at DBS here


Steven Galvin

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