TAFE Statement in Cybersecurity (Essentials)

TAFE Statement
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Start date:
Sat 11 Nov 2017
 –   Ultimo
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  • Cybersecurity (Essentials) course details

    Course description and aims

    Cybersecurity Essentials covers foundation knowledge and essentials skills in all security domains in the cyber world - information security, systems security, network security, mobile security, physical security, ethics and laws, related technologies, defence and mitigation techniques use in protecting businesses.

    Upon completion of this Cybersecurity Essentials course, you will be able to perform the following tasks:
    * Describe the characteristics of criminals and professionals in the cybersecurity realm.
    * Describe the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability as they relate to data states and cybersecurity countermeasures.
    * Describe the tactics, techniques and procedures used by cyber criminals.
    * Describe how technologies, products and procedures are used to protect confidentiality.
    * Describe how technologies, products and procedures are used to ensure integrity.
    * Describe how technologies, products, and procedures provide high availability.
    * Explain how cybersecurity professionals use technologies, processes and procedures to defend all components of the network.
    Explain the purpose of laws related to cybersecurity.

    Completing Cybersecurity (Essentials) will contribute 32 hours of NESA Registered Professional Development addressing 6.2.2 and 7.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

    Course outcomes and careers

    This is an endorsed NESA course providing endorsed professional development for primary and secondary school teachers.

    TAFE NSW is endorsed to provide NESA Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient level.

    Skill sets

    Skills in Cybersecurity

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this course.

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    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Sat 11 Nov 2017
    Course duration:
    4 Weeks
    8 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
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    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend 8 hours of class over 1 day per week for 4 weeks. Indicative timetable: Saturday 9:00am to 12:30pm and 1:00pm to 5:30pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    NESA4047ACybersecurity (Essentials)32



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