Security Vulnerability Assessment

This subject provides understanding of the threats on the Internet and its applications, and how a cyber-attacker will penetrate network systems and applications. It equips students with the principles and practices of preventing such attacks, discusses these threats such as malicious codes and common application vulnerabilities, website defacing and hacking, illegal access to unauthorised information, distributed denial of services and cyber terrorism. Students will acquire knowledge on assessing the potential threats, various penetration strategies and methods, and effective counter measures. Students will also learn to identify common application vulnerabilities and investigate malicious application behaviour.

Objectives

  1. Describe ethical hacking concepts;
  2. Apply network and systems vulnerabilities assessment techniques;
  3. implement solutions to mitigate threats and vulnerabilities affecting web applications.

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Course Outline

  • Ethical Hacking Overview
  • Network and System vulnerabilities assessment
  • Web Vulnerabilities and Threats

Modes of Assessment

Assignments and projects.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Specialist Diploma in Information Security and Forensics

Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular courses which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.

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Application Procedures

Submit on-line application via: https://bluesky.tp.edu.sg/PTOAS.aspx

Steps to follow in your application:

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No

Step 2 - Select UCG – Modular – Information Security & Forensics and course commencement date.

Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).

Step 4 - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.

Step 5: Make declaration and submit online application

Enquiries

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
Temasek Polytechnic
East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81
21 Tampines Ave 1
Singapore 529757

Opening Hours
8.30 am to 7.00 pm (Mon to Fri)
Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

Contact Details
6788 1212
tsa@tp.edu.sg
  http://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa

Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

 Last updated 25 April 2017