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Course Overview

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

 

  • Describe ethical hacking concepts;
  • Apply network and systems vulnerabilities assessment techniques;
  • Implement solutions to mitigate threats and vulnerabilities affecting web applications.

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.

 

To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here.

What You'll Learn

●       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.

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

19 April 2021

to be advised

7pm - 10pm
(weekday)
Twice a week

APPLY

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.

Course Fees

Fee Type Total Fees (w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$152.28
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
S$147.66

Singapore Citizens aged below 40

S$218.28
Singapore Permanent Residents  S$1,457.34
Others & Repeat Students S$1,457.34

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Course Contact

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    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A, 
    Level 3, Unit 81
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

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

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