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Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Year of entry: 2020 2021

Course duration: 1YR (FT) 2YRS (PT)

Institution Code: G53

Location: Wrexham

You will study cyber security from the perspectives and technical aspects of network security, penetration testing and computer forensics, whilst also adopting a systematic approach to information security management.


This programme focuses upon several specialist technical disciplines, particularly around the areas of developing secure software platforms and protecting against complex attack processes used to breach system security and create deficits in normal functionality.  The programme also integrates professional-level skills that relate to the audit and management or institutional and organisational risk relating to cyber security and data protection regulations.


The programme covers topics including cryptography, ethical hacking and penetration testing, information security management, information risk management, software security, implementing secure systems, information assurance methodologies and testing operational security management, incident management, audit, assurance and review, and business continuity management.


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