This course aims to provide participants with essential knowledge of cybersecurity in a personal computing and communication environment. Participants will learn imperatives of cybersecurity through the case studies of high-profile cyber breaches. It introduces cybersecurity terminologies, different types of cyber threats, security principles and issues related to the network in general and the Internet and secure web surfing in particular. Web browser security, essential network and communication security services and devices with their functions are covered next. The course concluded with sharing on the what are the good cyber ethics and an overview of cybersecurity laws and regulations of Singapore including cybersecurity Act, Evidence Act, and Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).
Upon successful completion of this course, the participants will be able to:
• Explain the cybersecurity terminologies, principles, different types of threats and their modus operandi
• Explain the secure web surfing techniques, network and communication security services and devices
• Explain and apply cyber ethics and cyber laws
• Apply good cybersecurity practices in their personal and office related works
Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMET) who work in public, private or people sector. General public who are interested in learning cybersecurity for their career development.
Certificate of completion will be awarded for those who pass the assessment.
Certificate of participation will be awarded for those who do not pass the assessment.