Today's organisations are challenged with rapidly detecting cyber security breaches and effectively responding to security incidents. Teams of people in security operations centres (SOCs) keep a vigilant eye on security systems, protecting their organisations by detecting and responding to cyber security threats.
The Palo Alto Cyber Security Gateway course will provide you with a full understanding of the fundamental principles of networking and cover the general concepts involved in maintaining a secure network computing environment.
You will be assessed by in-class chapter tests, final theory and practical exams.
This course leads to the PaloAlto PCGA certification.
We are planning to return to our usual ways of teaching this autumn including on-campus activities for your course. However, it's still unclear what the government requirements on social distancing and other restrictions might be, so please keep an eye on our Covid-19 pages for further updates as we get closer to the start of the autumn term.
You'll be required to have:
You're also required to have a Windows-based PC or laptop with internet connection if you want to study the material outside of the University premises.
This is an entry level course in Cyber Security with interactive online learning material with various theory and practical exams.
Classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6-9pm in Room T6-05
week beginning 24 February
week beginning 2 March
week beginning 9 March
This schedule is for guidance only. On the first day of each semester your instructor may provide you with the detailed schedule, however the start and end date of the course will not be changed.
Upon successful completion of this course and the Cyber Security Essentials you can work as a Cybersecurity Junior Administrator.
Please select when you would like to start: