UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Fundamentals of Cybersecurity online short course

Course starts 26 February 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
20 February 2018
Course Starts:
26 February 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7-10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R13,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
20 February 2018
Course Starts:
26 February 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7-10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

South Africa is the top cybercrime target in Africa, which means the implementation of cybersecurity measures has become a necessity for South African businesses.

Become the go-to person for understanding and preventing cybercrime in your business in just 8 weeks. With interactive content that covers everything from corporate governance and risk management to incident response and industry ethics, you'll leave this course intellectually confident enough to take the first line of defence in your organisation.

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What will set you apart

You’ll walk away with the confidence to:

  • Get the knowledge you need to take the lead on protecting your company from cyber threats
  • Inform the implementation of relevant cybersecurity measures in your business 
  • Strengthen your abilities as the safekeeper of sensitive company data
  • Substantiate your interest in the field before you transition into it

Course curriculum

This online short course in cybersecurity is designed to help you have the most impact on the projects you lead with up-to-date industry skills. Each week you’ll tackle a new module, giving you maximum flexibility to work in your own free time.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Basic principles of cybersecurity management
  • Course Module 2: Risk management
  • Course Module 3: Corporate governance, policies and the regulatory environment
  • Course Module 4: Cybersecurity culture
  • Course Module 5: Cybersecurity architecture
  • Course Module 6: Cybersecurity software and hardware
  • Course Module 7: Compliance management
  • Course Module 8: Incident management

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 26 February 2018.

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