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Certificate in Secure Network Operations

Programme Code: CR_KSNOP_8
Mode of Delivery:Part Time, Fully Online
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:20
programmeReviewDate:April 2024

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) The learner will have knowledge and understanding of advanced concepts in the application of cyber-security principles to network operations including network security methodologies, methods for assessing and mitigating risk, security standards and log file analysis techniques.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Detailed knowledge and understanding in the application of cyber-security techniques to the operation of computer networks. The ability to explain related concepts and theories, describe the limitations of some current theories and knowledge and attain the knowledge to prepare for future cybersecurity threats.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Demonstrate mastery of the skills and tools used to secure computer networks from current and future cyber threats.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Identify and select appropriate strategies to solve problems encountered in the secure operation of computer networks.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Use advanced skills to securely operate computer networks. Diagnose and creatively solve potential cybersecurity issues in those networks in various contexts, which can be ill-defined.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Capable of independent work or as part of a team to effectively identify, formulate and solve problems in securely operating computer networks.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to articulate the wider social, political and business context within which the network operations professional operates and the need for high ethical and professional standards in ones work.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CYBR8001 Cybersecurity Standards & Risk
CYBR8002 Secure Network Services

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
CYBR8003 Secure Network Systems
CYBR8004 Log Files and Event Analysis

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