South Africa is the top cybercrime target in Africa *1, which means the implementation of cybersecurity measures has become a necessity for all South African businesses *2.
Become the go-to person for understanding and implementing cybersecurity in your business by getting cybersecurity online training through a cybersecurity course. With interactive content covering everything from corporate governance and risk management to incident response and industry ethics, you'll leave this cybersecurity online course having gained the right skills and knowledge to assist your company with cybersecurity.
After taking this online cybersecurity course, you’ll walk away with the confidence 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 by taking cybersecurity online training
This cybersecurity online course is designed to help you have the most impact on the projects you lead with up-to-date industry skills and cybersecurity training. Each week you’ll tackle a new module from this online cybersecurity course, giving you maximum flexibility to work in your own free time during this cybersecurity course.
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
Your Head Tutor
Principal Security Specialist
Chris has a demonstrated history of working as a Principal Security Specialist in the oil and energy industry, and has worked as a Security Architect, Information Security Specialist and Senior Systems Engineer. He has previous experience as a Systems Engineer for ACS Europe (Dell Computers) and Forwardslash. Chris is skilled in the information and cybersecurity disciplines, architecture, TOGAF, ISO 27001, ITIL, and IT strategy. Chris has earned an MCSE in Systems Engineering and Networking, CCNA Cisco Networking certification and ISC2 Information Systems Security Professional certification. He previously completed the Management Development Programme (MDP) and the Senior Management Development Programme (SMDP), both from Stellenbosch University.
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 in the job market.*
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.
You can either pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts, or you may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses nine weeks and shorter. For courses ten weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available. To find out more on payment options please visit our Payment and Financing page.
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.
At the beginning of each week you'll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Success Manager who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.
The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you'll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.
On the Online Campus, you'll also be able to ask questions and interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you're experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Success Manager, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.