With the ever-increasing threat of cyber-attacks and an industry shortage of qualified talents, the demand for people with cyber security skills is at an all-time high. Aspiring cyber security specialists need to be equipped with specific skills and professional qualifications to succeed at the forefront of this digital battlefield.
The Diploma in Network Defence and Forensic Countermeasures offers curriculum consisting of specialised cybersecurity modules developed by EC-Council paired with essential InfoComm Technology modules.
The programme allows students to have basics of Cyber Security, and to get specialisation in Network Defence and Digital Forensics. Students will have the opportunity to choose 4 out of the 6 modules in the electives, which allows them to choose different pathways or specialisations.
Obtaining a score of 70% and above in select modules allows you to be awarded up to FOUR separate professional-recognised certifications awarded by EC-Council* in addition to the Diploma of Network Defence and Forensic Countermeasures.
*Students must achieve an overall mark of at least 50% in the module to satisfy PSB Academy Diploma requirements, and at least 70% to obtain the EC-Council Certification. For part-time mode, acquire up to 4 EC-Council Certifications (ECSS, CND, CEH, and CHFI). For full-time mode, acquire up to 2 EC-Council Certifications (ECSS and CND).
Earn both the optional EC-Council Certified Security Specialist and Certified Network Defender and an academic diploma.
Part-time students may earn additional EC-Council certifications in Certified Ethical Hacker and Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator.
Direct Entry To University
Stand to receive exemptions when you advance to selected degree courses with us.
Essential Cybersecurity Skills
Gain training in professional skills such as networks and various components of the OSI and TCIP/IP model, types of foot printing and electronic evidence collection.
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organisation that certifies individuals in various e-business and information security skills. It is the owner and creator of Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) / License Penetration Tester (LPT) certifications and many others that are offered in over 87 countries globally.
Potential Career Opportunities
Graduates may choose to pursue a future (but not limited to) in these departments/industries: