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Professional Certificate in Cyber Defense Essentials

Hong Kong Institute of Information Technology (HKIIT)
Hong Kong Institute of Information Technology (HKIIT)
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Programme Code
IT524134P
Subject Area
Information Technology
Programme Type
Professional Certificate
Offering Institution
Hong Kong Institute of Information Technology (HKIIT)
Contact Hours
96
QF Level
4
QF Credits
48
QF Registration No.
24/000132/L4
QF Registration Validity Period
2024.02.01-2026.08.31
Please contact 2835 7403 | Hong Kong Institute of Information Technology (HKIIT) for the details of class commencement date

On completion of Professional Certificate in Cyber Defense Essentials, learners will be able to:

 

(a) apply investigation principles to analyze the level of security for operating systems;

(b) select and use appropriate system tools in discovering and recovering infected systems; and

(c) implement appropriate approach for protecting operating system.

 

The professional certificate programme offers the following modules:

 

Security Essentials (36 hrs)

Operating Systems Investigation Fundamentals (24hrs)

Cybersecurity Analyst Essentials (36hrs)

 

Schedule

- 1 to 2 nights per week.

- In special circumstances, some lessons may be conducted in online mode.

- Duration: 96 hrs. The normal duration for completion of the programme is around 12 months.

 


Entry Requirements

Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E/Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, plus at least two years of relevant work experience; or
Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, plus at least one year of relevant work experience, or equivalent; or
Completion of a QF Level 3 programme that is deemed acceptable to the respective Programme Board plus at least one year of relevant work experience; or
Relevant RPL qualification(s) at QF Level 3 or above plus at least one year of relevant work experience AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written; or
At least two years of relevant work experience plus other relevant verifiable prior learning that are deemed appropriate by respective Programme Board AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written; or
Mature applicants, i.e. those aged 21 or above, with at least 2 years’ relevant work experience AND a pass in the entrance assessment


Financial Assistance Scheme

Vplus Creative Industries

As a part of the Vplus Subsidy Scheme, Vplus Creative Industries is supported by the HKSAR Government to encourage working adults to pursue higher qualifications for career advancement and to promote lifelong learning.

 

Successful applicants can be reimbursed 60% of the tuition fees paid for the programme, maximum HK$36,000 per person. Applicants may apply for reimbursement for more than one eligible programmes.

 

More Details

 

Application deadline: TBC

Please press 'Apply Online' button above

 

Notes

⦁ Applicants who fulfil the entry requirements will receive a payment notice later. Applications are not required to pay the tuition at this moment.

⦁ In general, course enrollment is made on a first-come-first-served basis.

⦁ Subject to the availability of the classes, applicants will be informed to change to another class if the applied class was full.

⦁ Any change in class selection will be put on the waiting list.

 

(Mon-Fri: 09:00-17:00)

Website: hkiit.edu.hk

 

Enrollment and Enquiry:

Tel: 2835-7403

e-mail: hkiit-skillsup@vtc.edu.hk

 

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