Cybersecurity Essential Course

Learn the Core Aspects of Cyber Protection from Industry Experts
Cybersecurity Essential Course - SkillsFuture Subsidies Funding Diagram
*Eligible for Singaporean Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Long-Term Visit Pass Plus Holders

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Overview of Course

Cyberattacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and prevalent, with many attacks targeting critical infrastructure. That is why organisations require robust cybersecurity measures to protect against these evolving threats, making cybersecurity professionals an increasingly in-demand profession in Singapore.

Venture into the dynamic domain of cybersecurity with this encompassing course tailored for those keen on mastering the core aspects of digital protection. This 3-day Cybersecurity Essentials course offers a comprehensive journey from foundational concepts to practical applications, providing you with the tools and knowledge to navigate the cybersecurity landscape confidently.

More importantly, the applied learning approach enables you to acquire a foundational understanding of cybersecurity, including mastery of its principles and best practices, familiarity with essential terminology, recognition of professional roles and responsibilities, and the ability to identify and mitigate prevalent security threats.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, trainees should be able to:

  • Acquire a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity fundamentals, its significance in protecting systems and information, grasp key principles including the CIA Triad, recognise essential terminology, and understand the roles and responsibilities of cybersecurity professionals within an organisation.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in recognising prevalent cybersecurity threats, understand the influence of human factors on security, and apply effective mitigation techniques and measures to safeguard against vulnerabilities and cyberattacks.
  • Demonstrate ability to apply vulnerability assessment methodologies and tools, implement robust security measures, analyse security logs for anomalies, and recognise the critical role of software maintenance, updates, and patches in sustaining a secure environment.
  • Acquire proficiency in utilising industry-standard security tools and understand their practical application in cybersecurity operations.
Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for IT professionals, aspiring cybersecurity specialists, tech enthusiasts, small business owners, students, IT support staff, and anyone concerned about digital security.
Prerequisites
To enroll in this Cybersecurity Essentials course, you should possess the following:

  • 1 GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent; OR
  • NITEC/Higher NITEC; OR
  • Mature candidates (≥ 30 years old with 8 years’ work experience in an ICT-related field); OR
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
Instructional Methods
  • Lectures & Case-study Analysis
  • Hands-On Lab Sessions
  • Group Discussions & Collaborative Learning
  • Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • Practical Application
Certification
Upon successful completion of the WSQ Cybersecurity Essentials course assessment, participants who have attended at least 75% of the course will receive a SkillsFuture WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA), along with a Certificate of Achievement by @ASK Training.

Course Curriculum

Introduction to Cybersecurity principles and best practices
  • Introduction to cybersecurity
  • Cyber threats and attacks
  • Importance of cybersecurity
Identifying and Mitigating Common Security Threats
  • Common Cybersecurity Threats: Malware, Phishing, Ransomware, Social Engineering
  • Cyber Attack Techniques: Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks, Exploits, Trojans, Spoofing
  • Malware and Ransomware
  • Implementing Security Measures: DDoS attacks and other network-based threats
Conducting vulnerability assessments, implementing security measures, and analysing security logs, software maintenance
  • Common Cybersecurity Threats: Malware, Phishing, Ransomware, Social Engineering
  • Cyber Attack Techniques: Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks, Exploits, Trojans, Spoofing
  • Malware and Ransomware
  • Implementing Security Measures: DDoS attacks and other network-based threats
Sandbox Software: Security tools and utilities
  • Introduction to sandbox environments and their use in cybersecurity
  • Gain hands-on experience using cybersecurity tools for network traffic analysis.
  • Vulnerability scanning and assessment
  • Other useful security tools and utilities commonly used in the industry
*Participants to troubleshoot their own systems (bring from home) or sample systems will be provided

This course is part of the Certificate in Infocomm Technology - Infrastructure and Operations and SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP).

Fees and Subsidies

Cybersecurity Essential Course - Up to 90% SkillsFuture Singapore Funding Diagram

*Eligible for Singaporean Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Long-Term Visit Pass Plus Holders

Course Fee:
S$900 (exclusive of 8% GST)

Course Fee After Eligible SSG Subsidies:
From S$111.60 (inclusive of 8% GST) after 90% SSG Subsidies

Learners  
Singaporean Citizens ≥ 40 years old S$111.60 (after SSG 90% Funding)

SkillsFuture Credits can be used on top of existing subsidies
Singaporean Citizens, PRs or LTVP+ Holders ≥ 21 years old S$291.60 (after SSG 70% Funding)

For Singapore Citizens learners aged ≥ 25 years old SkillsFuture Credits can be used on top of existing subsidies.For Singapore Citizens aged 21-31 Post Secondary Education Account Funds can be used.
Learners SMEs Non-SMEs
Singaporean Citizens, PRs or LTVP+ Holders ≥ 21 years old S$111.60 (after SSG 90% Funding)

SkillsFuture Enterprise Credits (SFEC) can be used on top of existing subsidies
Singaporean Citizens, PRs or LTVP+ Holders ≥ 21 years old S$111.60 (after SSG 90% Funding)

SkillsFuture Enterprise Credits (SFEC) can be used on top of existing subsidies
S$291.60 (after SSG 70% Funding)

SkillsFuture Enterprise Credits (SFEC) can be used on top of existing subsidies
All prices are inclusive of 8% GST.

Course Schedule

8 Jurong Town Hall Road #27-01 S(609434)

Course Duration:
2 Days (9am - 6pm)

Course Schedule:

03-05 Jan (Wed-Fri)
22-24 Jan (Mon-Wed)
21-23 Feb (Wed-Fri)
18-20 Mar (Mon-Wed)
22-24 Apr (Mon-Wed)
23, 24, 27 Apr (Thu, Fri, Mon)

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10 Anson Road, #06-11 S(079903)

Course Duration:
2 Days (9am - 6pm)

Course Schedule:

05-07 Feb (Mon-Wed)
11,12, 15 Apr (Thu, Fri, Mon)

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Cybersecurity Essentials

Learn the Core Aspects of Cyber Protection from Industry Experts

Course Duration:
3 Days (9.00am – 6.00pm)
Course Fee Details:
S$972 (incl. of 8% GST)
SkillsFuture Credits & UTAP claimable
Course Fee After Eligible SSG Subsidies:
From $111.60 (inclusive of 8% GST) after 90% SSG Subsidies
Course Code: TGS-2023038894
Up to 90%
SkillsFuture Subsidy