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Diploma in Information Security

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Course Introduction


Uphold the Security in the Digital Age !

As an information security professional, you will be the policeman of the virtual world, putting a stop to activities such as financial scams and computer hacking.  You will also help prevent attacks and protect valuable data for both corporate networks and social sites.


Let phishing, cryptography, steganography and zero-day attack be part of your language.  Discover critical areas of enterprise information security, digital forensics and ways to harmonise security policies, governance, risk management and IT to implement effective solutions.


Duration: Three academic years on a full-time basis.




ITplus+ Course

With a good foundation in the methods, processes and technologies to enhance the information security of enterprises, embark on latest trends in:


  • Secure Software Development
  • Operations & Network Security Management
  • Enterprise Security & Governance
  • Digital Entertainment

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Student Testimonial

“NYP gives you endless opportunities to groom you to be the very best - from attaining various professional certifications to participating in competitions.”

Kok Kiat Han

Kok Kiat Han

Diploma in Information Security with Merit

Class of 2012, Gold Medalist

- Lee Kuan Yew Award Winner

- Recipient of National Infocomm Scholarship



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Career Prospects

Information Security is a key enabler of trusted e-services across public, private and people sectors. The increasing level of security breaches and malicious attacks has raised the demand for qualified information security professionals both locally and globally - be it in financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, healthcare or defence.

Graduates can enjoy career opportunities as:

Career Prospects



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Further Studies


Many of our graduates have gone on to excel in prestigious local and overseas universities.


Further Studies

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All Rounder Development Programme

  • Community Services and Youth Expedition
  • University Immersion & Overseas Exchange Programme
  • IT Professional Certifications such as Cisco Systems, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat and SAP
  • National and International Competitions such as WorldSkills, Microsoft Imagine Cup, Singapore Cyber Conquest, InnovateIT, Cisco NetRiders and IT Youth Award
  • Industry Projects and Work Attachment



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