DBS Launch OnDemand Diploma in Cybersecurity

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DBS have launched their OnDemand series of programmes, perfect for the self-driven independent learner.

Their Diploma in Cybersecurity is an exciting new addition, applicable to all – gain valuable skills in your spare time.

Cybersecurity is a rapidly growing industry internationally. Ireland alone has become a significant base of international technology and security companies, with the top 5 worldwide security software companies in the world and over 6,000 people working in the cyber security industry.

The Online Diploma in Cybersecurity is an industry led programme developed by practitioners who are subject matter experts in the field of Cybersecurity. This course is technical and practical, and specifically designed for middle and senior managers, and small business owners who need to consider what cybercrime and cybersecurity can mean for their business.

Previous experience / qualification in Cybersecurity is not a prerequisite, and this course is open to all.

Programme Aims and Objectives

On completion of the course, participants will:
● Understand the cybersecurity threat environment
● Appreciate that cybersecurity has its own regulatory environment
● Estimate the potential cost to business of a cyber-attack
● Examine the extent to which their businesses are secure
● Analyse the incident response capability of their businesses

What is On Demand?

The Online Diploma in Cybersecurity is taught OnDemand. OnDemand is specifically designed for online learning. It gives you the best of both worlds, combining the structure of a tutor-led course with the flexibility to start studying anytime, anywhere. On Demand provides a quality learning environment that allows learners to engage at any time, place and using any device. On Demand is convenient without reducing quality.

Please note this programme is not on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).


Find out more about DBS and courses available here.


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