Graduate Diploma in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security

Learn The Latest Investigative And Forensic Techniques Available To Trace And Track Digital Evidence
Incorporating EC-Council – Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

Graduate Diploma in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security aims to improve the technical capabilities of IT and Computer Science professionals across Asia. You will learn the latest investigative and forensic techniques available to traceand track digital evidence using high tech tools for investigation. You will also gain a better understanding of the legal and ethical framework using practical case studies and analysis. 

 

A Tailored Cyber Security Certification for Working Professionals

It is an exclusive course at Aventis that offers a unique hybrid curriculum consisting of specialized cybersecurity module developed by EC-Council paired with Aventis’ Digital Forensics and Cyber Security modules. Successful completion of the EC Council module allows students to be awarded a professionally – recognised certification awarded by EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)* in addition to the Graduate Diploma in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security.

* Certification is awarded upon meeting EC-Council Examination requirements.

6 Months Part Time
Weekend Classes
4 Modules

Programme Structure

This Graduate Diploma comprises of 4 modules and is structured around the work commitments and priorities of working professionals. The details of the modules can be found below.

Syllabus

This module aims to provide you with insights to the technicality and legal analysis of cybercrime by exploring how cybercrime is investigated, and the regulatory laws around the collection and use of electronic evidence. Students are introduced to the technology involved in computer forensic investigations and the technical and legal difficulties involved in searching, extracting, maintaining, and storing electronic evidence, while simultaneously looking at the legal implications of such investigations and the rules of legal procedure relevant to electronic evidence.

This module covers the latest cyber security standards that enable organizations to practice safe security techniques to minimize the successful cybercrimes. It will cover a broad view of cyber security as information security and to understand the nature of the attacks and attackers that you might face. Using case studies from security practices, the course provides students with the tools and techniques for developing counter measures to defend and prevent cyberattacks including virus protection, wireless security, and data protection.

This module focuses on the hands-on guide to mastering mobile forensics for the iOS,  Android, and the Windows Phone platforms. It provides the core knowledge and skills that a Digital Forensic Investigator requires to process cell phones, PDAs, and other mobile devices. Using mobile forensics tools, you will learn how to forensically preserve, acquire, and examine data stored on mobile devices and utilize the results for any kind of civil criminal investigation. This module will cover the architecture and security mechanisms present in the various mobile platforms, the techniques and tools used by professionals to obtain and utilize digital evidence on mobile devices.

In this module, you will learn how to protect yourself and your organizations against of  Scammers, Phishers, hackers, and Identity Thieves. Learn how to determine the nature of Social Media Fraud and Online Identity Theft, online criminal activity and conducting a background check like character, habits, activities, financial information. You will also understand how criminal organizations use online social network to interact, identify victims and conceal their identity.

Assessment

This is 100% coursework based programme.

Delivery Structure

The classes would be held at 4 weekend blocks of 2 full day classes.

SatSun
9am to 5pm9am to 5pm

Faculty

 

  • Founder of Infinity Forensics, Singapore.
  • Has extensive knowledge and experience in computer security, data recovery, digital forensic investigation anti-forensic and cyber war.
  • Held roles ranging from an advisory expert to guidance consultant.
  • Contributed extensively to help numerous governments and private organizations with IT risks and security recommendations.

 

  • Director at Secure Knowledge LLP.
  • Holds a BSc Degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University and a Master of technology, Telecommunications from Depaul University.
  • Has over 20 years of experience running his security consulting firm.
  • Has extensive experience in digital forensic investigation , anti forensic penetration testing, mobile forensics and network security.

 

 

  • Director and Co-Founder of Massive Wisdom Group Pte Ltd (MWG)
  • Formerly the Principal Consultant & Head of Innovation (November 2011 to June 2013) of
    PDA Professional Development Associates Pte Ltd
  • He had championed projects in ITIL (IT Service Management), Cyber Security
    Management, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Networking, Microsoft Server and Data Center &
    Virtualization (Cloud Computing)

 

  • Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISCO) with Circles Life.
  • Master of Internet Security Management from Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia.
  • Previously a Deputy Director in the Information Protection and Business Resilience department in KPMG Singapore.
  • Has unique and varied experiences in IT/Information/Cyber Security, Special Investigations, Risk Management and Computer Forensics from the Singapore Police Force.

Career

There would be sectors such as financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, healthcare and defence where you can look forward to a rewarding career as a (but not limited to):

  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Security Operation Tester
  • Forensics Investigator
  • Security Engineer
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Award

Upon successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security by Aventis School of Management.

Admission Criteria

Participants are expected to contribute to the class learning experiences in a cohort and peer learning environment. You will be assessed based on experience, aptitude, potential and managerial skills.

At least 21 years old with a Degree in any discipline, or;

A Diploma in any course (minimum of 5 years relevant work experience), or;

Mature Candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience.

Commencement Date

Next intake: September 2021

Fees

Please download the brochure or enquire at 9125 7394 for more information.

Testimonial

A well structured course with abundance of information and protocols and hacking tools. It cleared my fundamentals on topics where I thought I had expert knowledge. Now I recommend this certification to all my peers.

-Azam Jiva, R&D 5G Staff Engineer, Samsung Electronics America

Enquiries

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 9125 7394.

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