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Course Overview

Corporates and individuals alike are susceptible to cyberattack. In 2016, cybercrimes cost global economy over $450 billion. As such, data science and data security became “the sexiest jobs of the 21st century”, according to the Harvard Business Review.

This course will explore the field of cybersecurity, as well as introduce to you the endless battle of wit between the technology makers and the technology breakers.


Who Should Attend

The course does not require any prior knowledge of computer security. It is suitable for anyone interested in improving the security of their digital information.

What You'll Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Develop a basic understanding of cybersecurity
  2. Explore the history of cybersecurity
  3. Understand the basic types of malware, threats and hackers
  4. Learn about the 'CIA triad' and the 'IAAA framework'


Mode of Assessment

Tests / Quizzes – measure participants’ understanding of key concepts and application of concepts learnt for each topic.


Group discussion/sharing – measure participants’ ability to reflect and apply learning and participation in discussions.





Participants will receive an electronic Certificate of Completion issued by Temasek Polytechnic upon completion of each MLC.

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info

Application Period

Course Duration

Mobile Online Learning

No Expiry date


10 to 15 lessons with each lesson duration of about 15 mins


Learn with global experts on relevant skills like digital marketing, finance basics, and tech skills in just 10 mins a day at only SGD $11.67/month* using your SkillsFuture Credit. Billed annually*


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Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees 
Full Course Fee 


You can make payment via credit card at our partner's (Gnowbe) payment gateway when you click 'Buy Now' in our website. Upon successful payment and registration, you will receive a receipt via email and you may start your course immediately.


(Singaporeans aged 25 and above can also purchase the MLCs using their SkillsFuture Credit at checkout if the course is SkillsFuture Credit Approved.)


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Course Contact

If you have any enquiries, please contact us below or submit an enquiry form here
  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4

    21 Tampines Avenue 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.