BTEC HND in Computing with Cybersecurity

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Academic Course brief

Experience the opportunity to investigate the wide reaching influences that computers and digital technologies have on the world, make your own contributions and find your place in this fast-growing sector!

This course is intended to help students better understand cyber threats and vulnerabilities, as well as cyber defense methods and incident response procedures. Students will learn both timeless concepts and the most recent developments in the fields of theory, jargon, models, and fortification. In this activity, students will look at the nature of threats, who might be affected by them, and what everyone has to do to keep cyberspace safe.

Information assurance responsibilities and roles will be discussed, along with the dynamics of cybercrime and cyber threat actors. The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure will be looked at to find threats and weaknesses that could be fixed with strategic measures.


Targeted Audience

Students who want to work in the field of information technology, specifically in network management or cybersecurity, can take this course.


Course Objective

Students should be given an in-depth understanding of the ideas behind computers and networking and prepared for the problems that they will face in order to stand out in the employment market.


Career Path

Successful candidates can expect to find employment opportunities in various areas, such as:

  • Ethical hacking
  • Penetration tester
  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Cybersecurity administrator
  • Cybersecurity engineer
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Systems engineers

    BTEC Higher National Diploma

    December 13, 2023