|UCAS course code||I120|
|Course type||Full-time, Part-time route available|
|Location||Truro and Penwith College|
Work Practice Case Study (TRUR1194)
Students studying this module will undertake an investigation/research and will include work practice case studies relating to the Cyber Security Industry. By using these case studies, emphasis is placed upon the learner in developing a 'working knowledge' of practice .
Security Programming (TRUR1195)
Students studying this module will learn both the fundamentals of programming and the deeper and more complex issues of programming in relation to Cyber Security, concepts including web programming & scripting, application programming, socket programming, developing skills in its use, and evaluating the importance of programming from a cyber-security perspective.
Server Administration & Systems Compliance (TRUR1197)
Students undertaking this module will develop an understanding of a range of networked services that support modern business platforms. Students will learn how to install, configure, maintain, monitor and evaluate these platforms, systems and services within a LAN environment. Students will investigate and document various security protocols and policies for effective, secure and compliant usage.
Behavioural Analytics & Data Security (TRUR1198)
This module introduces students to the concept of behavioural analytics. The students investigate both through theory and practical activity the actions of people and how (BA) is used to identify opportunities for both positive and negative areas of computing, the investigation will see students profiling users and network activity and identify areas for security optimisation in relation to the CIA triad.
Professional Development & Study Skills (TRUR1193)
This module introduces and develops the necessary academic, research and study skills needed at HE mode of study, lifelong learning and personal development. The students will also develop an appreciation, understanding through evaluation of the IT security industry, identifying opportunities and developing professional skills in answer to employers, technologies and industries changing needs
Networking & Systems (TRUR1269)
This module introduces students to the foundation topic underlying the design, implementation operation and structure of both networks, systems and their components. Issues such as installation configuration, maintenance and security will be addressed.
Risk Management & Disaster Recovery Planning (TRUR2188)
This module investigates the CIA triad, its importance to Cyber Security in business and industry. Students will, through means of case studies, practicals and exploring theory, understand and develop IT risk management strategies and disaster recovery planning.
Work Placement & Current Issues (TRUR2190)
This module provides students with experience, knowledge and understanding of the working environment and current issues facing today's IT professional. It will provide practical knowledge of working practices, ethical, social responsibilities, processes and legal aspects associated with an IT professional.
Security Technology & Applied Cryptography (TRUR2192)
Students will be introduced to various security technologies available to both maintain and keep secure systems and networks. Students will investigate and explore basic cryptographic methods used in data and data communications. Students will have the opportunity of applying both theoretical and practical aspects during this module.
System Development Project (TRUR2193)
This module aims to teach methods of planning, implementation and managing a project as it progresses through its life cycle. This is a group based project, allowing student groups to follow their own Cyber Security interests after being approved for suitability of project by the course team.
Digital Forensics (TRUR2267)
This module introduces students to the detection, diagnosis, prevention and reporting of attacks on computer systems and networks. Students will have the opportunity to undertake Digital Forensics Investigation.
Network Security & Design (TRUR2268)
This module introduces students to the planning, design and implementation of modern secure computer networks including investigation into the detection, prevention and reporting of various security threats faced by modern industry.
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