Overview

Cybersecurity is gaining prominence at the highest government levels in many countries and these countries in turn, need to formulate holistic and sensible cyber strategies at the national level, to deal with cyber threats, ranging from state-sponsored players to rogue private corporations and individuals. This 3-day workshop seeks to prepare cybersecurity professionals, especially those in the managerial positions in understanding the relationship between cyber warfare and war strategies; various national cyber strategies that are presently being employed by countries and the role of legal governance in cyberwar.

Teaching Team

What You’ll Learn

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Understand the role of war strategy and their application to cyberwars;
  2. Appreciate the different players in cyberwars from state sponsored players to private corporations and the different approaches in national cyber strategies; and
  3. Understand the role of legal regimes in response to cyberwar.

The topics covered include:
  1. Introduction to the theories and causes of wars by examining key strategy thinkers such as Clausewitz and Sun Tzu amongst others and their applications to cyberwarfare;
  2. The emergency of information centric warfare, the role of psychological operations (PSYOPS) and the role of technology in cyberwars;
  3. The cybersecurity strategy of big powers such as the United States and China; and
  4. Singapore’s Cyber Security Strategy and the Legal Governance Framework such as the Cybersecurity Act (2018) and Personal Data Protection Act (2012).

Who Should Attend

• Directors of companies and senior management members responsible for cybersecurity, information technology, human resources, risk management, corporate compliance and finance; or

• Information security, forensic investigators, analysts, auditors, accountants, and corporate compliance and risk management professionals; cybersecurity researchers or

•Members of the Armed Forces and law enforcement professionals involved in cybersecurity  

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Prerequisites

University degree or at least 2 years of working experience  


Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who:

  • Attend at least 75% of the course
  • Undertake non-credit bearing assessment during the course

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any technical skill needed as pre-requisite?
No technical skill or pre-qualification is needed as there is no laboratory requirements but you must at least not be adverse to the topic on cybersecurity at large.

What is the assessments like?
The assessment will include a mixture of tutorial participation and MCQ

What is the basic qualifications to apply?
University degree of in discipline or 2 years of working experience. But note that you should be ready to spend time reading up before class in order to benefit maximally from the class discussions.

Can I apply if I have a Polytechnic diploma?
Yes, but you will need to have a least 2 years of working experience.

Is this a part time or full time course?
It is a part time course.

Must I be in the information technology industry to apply?
No, but you must be interested at least in cybersecurity at the minimum 

Can I join in the class just to audit without taking any assessment?
As SSG funding is available, all eligible participants are required to participate in the assessments.
 

Schedule

Dates Venue

27 - 29 Jan 2021

SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive S138683

Fees

 
Category Full Fee After SF Funding
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) / Singapore PR $3,210.00 $963.00
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $3,210.00 $363.00
Non-Singaporeans $3,210.00 Not Eligible

Note:
  • All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
  • You can opt for either SF Series Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

» Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Funding


In order to be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded by SkillsFuture, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  2. Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2. Be at least 40 years old
  3. Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to make changes to published course information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.
 

FAQ

Is there any technical skill needed as pre-requisite?

No technical skill or pre-qualification is needed as there is no laboratory requirements but you must at least not be adverse to the topic on cybersecurity at large.

What is the assessments like?

The assessment will include a mixture of  final examination, a class presentation, case study report and tutorial participation.

What is the basic qualifications to apply?

University degree of in discipline or 2 years of working experience. But note that you should be ready to spend time reading up before class in order to benefit maximally from the class discussions.

Can I apply if I have a Polytechnic diploma?

Yes, but you will need to have a least 2 years of working experience.

Is this a part time or full time course?

It is a part time course in the evening, every Tuesday from 7 to 10pm.

Must I be in the information technology industry to apply?

No, but you must be interested at least in cybersecurity at the minimum

Can I join in the class just to audit without taking any assessment?

As SSG funding is available, all eligible participants are required to participate in the assessments.

What will I obtain after attending this course?

Upon meeting the attendance requirements, a Certificate of Attainment (Non-Credit Bearing) in Cybersecurity: Strategy and Legal Governance by Singapore Institute of Technology, will be awarded to participants who also passed the assessments. Otherwise, a Certificate of Participation in Cybersecurity: Strategy and Legal Governance by Singapore Institute of Technology, will be awarded to participants.

Key Info

Venue SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive S138683
Time 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Date 27 Jan 2021 (Wed) to
29 Jan 2021 (Fri)
Registration Closing on: 06 Jan 2021
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