Cyber Security

Designed to prepare IT professionals for a managerial or technical career in Cyber Security.

Accredited digital transformation courses

delivered by UCD, ATU Sligo and TU Dublin

About Cyber Security

Designed to prepare IT professionals for a managerial or technical career in cybersecurity. Including modules on managerial aspects of cybersecurity (e.g., Leadership in Security, Privacy and Regulatory Compliance and Risk Assessment and Security Standards) as well as modules on technical aspects of cybersecurity, such as Network Security, Secure Software Engineering, Incident Response, and Cryptography.

CPD modules in this course theme

MSc Cybersecurity

Delivered by University College Dublin

This programme is designed to prepare IT professionals for a managerial or technical career in cybersecurity.

 

  • Starts September 2024
  • Blended Teaching
  • 90 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Option Part-Time
  • Course Fees: € 6,695.00 per year

Leadership in Security

Delivered by University College Dublin

Leadership in Security is a module about taking charge of security in an organisation and driving change to improve security.

 

  • Starts January 2025
  • Blended Teaching
  • 5 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Option Module
  • Course Fees: €875.00 EU Fee

Risk Assessment and Standards

Delivered by University College Dublin

This module will enable learners to understand each of the key steps of a risk assessment, including how to identify risks, manage hazards and determine the likelihood of harm.

 

  • Starts September 2024
  • Blended Teaching
  • 5 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Option Module
  • Course Fees: €875.00 EU Fee

Information Security

Delivered by University College Dublin

Introduces learners to the world of information security addressing the major issues that security specialists encounter in the "real world".

 

  • Starts September 2023
  • Blended Teaching
  • 10 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Option Module
  • Course Fees: €1,750.00 EU Fee

Cybersecurity Law

Delivered by University College Dublin

Examines the legal and regulatory context of cybersecurity, considering both Irish law and the wider international framework.

 

  • Starts January 2025
  • Blended Teaching
  • 10 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Option Module
  • Course Fees: €1,750.00 EU Fee

Grad Certificate in CyberSecurity

Delivered by University College Dublin

The programme will help to reduce the cybersecurity skills shortage and prepare professionals for a rewarding career in cybersecurity.

 

  • Starts September 2024
  • Blended Teaching
  • 30 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Option Part-Time
  • Course Fees: € 4,750 EU Fee per year

Incident Response

Delivered by University College Dublin

This module will address how threats develop, and how others have dealt with major incidents in the past. Incident response is a critical aspect of cybersecurity. 

 

  • Starts September 2023
  • Blended Teaching
  • 5 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Option Module
  • Course Fees: €875.00 EU Fee

Network Security

Delivered by University College Dublin

This module focuses on providing in-depth knowledge on the field of network and communication security, with an emphasis on modern techniques used in the real world.

 

  • Starts September 2024
  • Blended Teaching
  • 10 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Option Module
  • Course Fees: €1,750.00 EU Fee

Malware Analysis

Delivered by University College Dublin

The course teaches core skills of binary code reverse engineering using disassembly, interactive debugging and dynamic monitoring of software behaviour.

 

  • Starts January 2025
  • Blended Teaching
  • 5 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Option Module
  • Course Fees: €875.00 EU Fee

Ethical Hacking

Delivered by University College Dublin

Learners will be faced with a number of real world challenges while remaining inside an ethical sphere.

 

  • Starts January 2025
  • Blended Teaching
  • 5 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Option Module
  • Course Fees: €875.00 EU Fee

MSc Cybersecurity Operations

Delivered by ATU

The Masters in Cybersecurity Operations educates IT practitioners in responding to cyber-attack incidents. It examines the tools to identify threat actors. Models and frameworks are followed to manage the response.

  • Starts September 2024
  • Blended Teaching
  • 90 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Fees: €7,000

Certificate in Data Cybersecurity

Delivered by ATU

This certificate introduces the learner to current tools and techniques to protect information at rest, in transit or processed for an organisation in line with industry best practices and in compliance with appropriate standards.

  • Starts September 2024
  • Online Teaching
  • 30 Credits
  • NFQ Level 7
  • Course Fees: €1,620

Certificate in Cybersecurity Operations

Delivered by ATU

This certificate ensures that the required skillset is available to all organisations (cyber specific or not), to proactively and reactively mitigate against cyberattack operations.

  • Starts September 2024
  • Online Teaching
  • 30 Credits
  • NFQ Level 9
  • Course Fees: €3,000

Certificate in Network Cybersecurity

Delivered by ATU

This certificate involves configuring network equipment and software in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) of an organization to protect against malicious external and internal threats.

  • Starts September 2024
  • Online Teaching
  • 30 Credits
  • NFQ Level 7
  • Course Fees: €1,620

Bachelor of Science in Network Cybersecurity

Delivered by ATU

This ordinary add-on degree aims to upskill IT practitioners in current tools and techniques to protect information at rest, in transit or processed for an organisation in line with industry best practices and in compliance with appropriate standards.

  • Starts September 2024
  • Online Teaching
  • 60 Credits
  • NFQ Level 7
  • Course Fees: €3,240

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