Cybersecurity has seen an increasing demand for skilled workers in every industry that uses computers, networks and the Internet. Cybersecurity experts work on measures to protect the data from theft, damage or ransomware when locked. The data can cover sensitive information, personally identifiable data (PII), health information, banking or other financial details, Intellectual property and government or industry information.
Students who complete this skill set would be equipped with the skills and knowledge required for any company that has an IT department, a Cybersecurity team or as a Privacy Officer. The students will learn how to create a Cybersecurity Strategy, how to write policies or undertake a PIA (Privacy impact assessment).
|4 weeks (half days)
|Class-based delivery + Practical demonstrations in the classroom
|Protect own personal online profile from cyber security threats
|Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
|Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
|Identify and report online security threats
Possible career opportunities relevant to this qualification include: