Cybersecurity Begins With Me



Course Reference No: CRS-N-0048121

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Course Objectives

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.

Tools

Oracle VirtualBox

Pre-Requisites 

Familiar with Internet access.

Who Should Attend

Any employees who has access into corporate/company network.

Mode of Training

On-campus 

Speaker

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 in Australia.

DATE

16 Nov 2020

DURATION

1 Day
9.00am to 5.30pm

VENUE

National University of Singapore
University Town

International Participants

S$909.50 

Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens (39 yrs old or younger) or Singapore PRs

S$  272.85

Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens (40 yrs or older)

S$102.85

Incl. GST

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

S$102.85

Incl. GST

Fees & Fundings

International
Participant
Singapore Citizen1
39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen1
40 years or older eligible for MCES2
Singapore PRs Enhanced Training
Support for SMEs3
Full Programme Fee S$850.00 S$850.00 S$850.00 S$850.00 S$850.00
SkillsFuture Funding
(Refer to Funding Page for Claim Period)
- (S$595.00) (S$595.00) (S$595.00) (S$595.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$850.00 S$255.00 S$255.00 S$255.00 S$255.00
7% GST on Nett
Programme Fee
S$59.50 S$17.85 S$17.85 S$17.85 S$17.85
Total Nett Programme
Fee Payable, Incl. GST
S$909.50 S$272.85 S$272.85 S$272.85 S$272.85
Less Additional Funding if
Eligible Under Various Scheme
- - (S$170.00) - (S$170.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST,
after additional funding from the various funding schemes
S$909.50 S$272.85 S$102.85 S$272.85
S$102.85


  1. All self-sponsored Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the programme. Visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to select the programme. 
  2. Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) - Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. 
  3. Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) - SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. For more information, visit http://www.ssg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/training/enhanced-training-support-for-smes.html?_ga=2.154478072.1748789781.1519700056-512306731.1519700056
  4. Eligible organisations (excluding government entities) may apply for the absentee payroll funding via SkillsConnect at www.skillsconnect.gov.sg for Singaporean/permanent resident participants attending the programme during working hours. The absentee payroll funding is computed at 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50 per hour or $7.50 per hour for SME. For more information, visit https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/sop/portal/e-Services/For%20Employers/AbsenteePayroll.jsp
  5. Eligible individuals may apply for training allowance capped at $6/hr under the WSS scheme, visit- https://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html for more information on WSS.
  6. NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) – All self-employed (i.e. freelancers and sole-proprietors-with-no-employee) Singaporeans and Permanent Residents are eligible to apply for the NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) from NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute (e2i). Click here for more information.
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15 October 2020