The course will equip participants with knowledge and skills on how to use information technology both in the workplace and at home safely and securely. Specifically, we will show how to establish a secure network connection and manage personal as well as corporate data appropriately.
After the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the principle of information security such as confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
- Understand the implications of legal and regulation such as Singapore Computer Misuse Act.
- Protect ourselves from unauthorised computer and device access, unauthorised information gathering, and fraud.
- Identify social engineering techniques including phone calls, phishing, and shoulder surfing.
- Identify different methods of identity theft such as information diving, skimming, and pretexting.
- Protect files, folders, drives safely and securely using strong passwords and encryption.
- Identify different types of malwares including Trojans, rootkits, ransomware, and backdoors.
- Be able to understand common network, wireless security types and use firewalls and hotspots securely.
- Understand communication security issues that can arise from using e-mail, social networks, IoTs and mobile devices.
- Backup, restore, and dispose data securely and safely.
Familiar with Internet access.
Who Should Attend
Any employees who has access into corporate/company network.
Mode of Training
Dr. Julian Lin
Julian Lin is a Senior Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Data Analytics with
School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE) at the National
University of Singapore (NUS). He is a Certified Information Systems
Security Professional (CISSP) and has a dozen other IT certifications.
Recently, Julian was ranked 6th in the Microsoft Data Science Capstone
Competition. He has been conducting text-analytics research since 2010
and teaching visualization since 2007. During his IT consultancy career,
he oversaw the application and infrastructure projects in Amoseas,
Mannesmann Dematic Colby (Sydney), Alcatel (Sydney), and the University
of New South Wales (UNSW) Faculty of Commerce and Economics. Julian has
taught programming and data management for business at UNSW. At NUS, he
had mentored student software development projects and taught visual
communications, designing new media content, and research methods. He
was given a teaching award for visualization class and research award
for user acceptance research in NUS. Julian obtained a PhD degree in
Information Systems from NUS. He was a recipient of two scholarships
from the Overseas Chinese Association in Taiwan while pursuing his
Bachelor degree and another scholarship while pursuing a Master degree