Cyber Defender Associate, Certificate | International Islamic University of Malaysia | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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The Cyber Defender Associate program offered by International Islamic University of Malaysia helps security teams build the skills necessary to defend their network against new age cyber-attacks.


What you will study

The Cyber Defender Associate program offered by International Islamic University of Malaysia is a beginner level training programme that provides students with a head start on understanding of fundamental Cyber Defense Concepts through hands on exposure to real-life simulated cyber-attacks. This helps build vital knowledge and skills for new age cyber defense, a much needed skill in today’s cyber landscape. Students will gain knowledge and skills in reacting to a myriad of cyber security and application traffic flows. Students will be put through Operational Scenarios that include malicious and non-malicious traffic in a safe and secure environment. 

Participants of this program will develop a deep understanding and advanced skills to defend your organization and formulate defense strategies against sophisticated cyber attacks. Participants will also be required to correlate information from the sources mentioned and collaborate with other team members to further develop a comprehensive cyber defense strategy.

With our cyber range program, your cyber security personnel can build the capabilities and competencies necessary to secure your organization and critical assets.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • defense responses
  • next-generation firewalls
  • intrusion prevention systems
  • URL filters
  • anti-spyware systems
  • anti-virus systems
  • anti-DDOS systems
  • data filters
  • file blocking systems
  • advanced application based protection systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 days

Start dates & application deadlines

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On Campus

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.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • basic understanding of enterprise networks 

This programme is meant for anyone who is looking to up skill their level of security operations proficiency, multi-skill themselves in cyber security or to take on cyber-security related job roles, which can include, but not limited to:

  • IT Professionals with a keen interest in Cyber Security
  • Cyber Security Professionals
  • System/Network Administrators
  • Information security officers / ISMS manager
  • Risk Security Officer
  • Security auditors, governance and compliance officers

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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