Network Security and Defence, Certificate | Part time online | FutureLearn | United Kingdom
2 months
39 USD/module
39 USD/module
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Network Defence Management at FutureLearn aims to provide you with knowledge you need to secure networks. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your understanding of cyber attacks, effective defence, and crisis management.

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During Network Security and Defence at FutureLearn   you’ll explore the core concept of cyber security, and you’ll be equipped with the knowledge you need to detect vulnerabilities. You’ll discover how to develop attack profiles for conventional networks, security architectures and advanced protection methods. You’ll then look at testing, monitoring and audit, including advanced protection methods.

Key facts:

You’ll have the chance to explore the range of potential threats to a network and the ways to assess them for likelihood and impact. You’ll also look at ways to determine the level of defence required to manage these threats within the tolerances of an organisation and as appropriate for the data held.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Network Security and Defence: A History of IT
  • Network Security and Defence: Network Environments
  • Network Security and Defence: Security Architecture
  • The Future of Network Security and Defence

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months
    • 5 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You do not need any experience working in or studying cyber security or IT in order to benefit from this ExpertTrack.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39 USD per module during 2 months.
  • National

    39 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39 USD per module during 2 months.

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