Online Diploma in Cyber Security - Advanced

Cyber Security Training Program

10 Months Part-time (evening)
Start Date:
15th February 2022
Tuesdays and Thursdays (6.30pm-9.30pm)
Reference Code:
Normal Price:

This Online Course is starting in February 2022.

Delivered by Cyber Experts from INT

Why Advanced Cyber Security

In a world where organisations are constantly transmitting sensitive data across networks and to other devices as part of their business, cyber security training has never been more important. Cybersecurity is the practice of defending computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks and data from malicious attacks.

This cyber security course is designed to teach you the basics of cyber security awareness, social engineering, network security and online self defense, even if you have no previous cyber security training. The online course for cybersecurity will also prepare you to E-Council CEH Certification (Certified Ethical Hacker).

If you are wondering why you should pursue an online course for cyber security, take a look at Forbes - "Alarming Cybersecurity Stats: What You Need To Know For 2021"

  • Cybercrime damages will cost the world $10.5 trillion by 2025.
  • The worldwide cybersecurity market is set to grow by up to 10% this year to top $60bn, as the global economy slowly recovers from the pandemic.
  • 78% Lack Confidence in Their Company’s Cybersecurity Posture
  • The average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million as of 2020
  • More than 90 percent of all healthcare organizations reported at least one security breach in the last three years.
  • Nearly 80% of senior IT and IT security leaders believe their organizations lack sufficient protection against cyberattacks
  • The latest forecast is for global ransomware damage costs to reach $20 billion by 2021
  • The shortage of cyber security professionals in the EMEA region has reached 395,000 in 2021, up from 252,000 in 2020.
In Ireland:
  • Amazon (6.7% of job postings in cybersecurity) and KPMG (5.5%) were the top two companies hiring in this field in Ireland in 2021.
  • PwC’s 2018 Irish economic crime survey found that the incidence of cybercrime (61%) in Ireland is double that experienced by global companies.

Course Overview

Main Topics:

  • Networking
  • Python Scripting
  • Encryption
  • Operating Systems
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Cyber Defence
  • Penetration Testing

Each one of main topics is covered in detail within the progessive stages below:

This stage is an introduction to Cyber Security and Networks, you will learn the basics of technology required to successfully engage in the various cyber fields such as, Basic Technical concept, Operating Systems, CLI, Virtualization and System administrator topics.

In this stage you will learn the fundamentals of information security and cyber, Encryption, Operating Systems, Ethical Hacking and Cyber Defence.

This stage covers advanced topics of Cyber Security. These topics will help you become Cyber Pro and starts your career in Cyber Security world.


STAGE 1 - Introduction (146 Hours)

STAGE 2 - Basic Cyber (130 Hours)

STAGE 3 - Advanced Cyber (74 Hours)

Why IBAT College?

Career Potential
Maximise your career potential as you remain working while obtaining a professionally relevant, career enhancing, qualification at the same time.

Excellent Lecturing Staff
Learn from friendly and highly qualified academic staff, with industry experience, in small class-sizes, and guest lecturers who are experts in their fields.

Student Experience
Being part of a culturally diverse student nationality mix at IBAT College Dublin, with learners from over 30 different countries, gives you the opportunity to learn culturally different working methods first-hand, and the fundamentals to succeed in a globally connected network once you graduate.

City Centre Location
With our campus located in Dublin city centre, in Temple Bar, you are close to all major transport hubs making it easy to attend classes in between work and home.

Programme Material
Printed course notes are supplied for the first lecture. All subsequent notes are then available to download/view/print through the student virtual learning (Moodle) platform.

Career Opportunities

According to the Techcentral.ie report ‘Cyber attack surface facts, figures and stats for 2017 to 2022’ there are significant career prospects in this field – ‘the cybersecurity unemployment rate is 0%, and there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity positions by 2021’.

According to Indeed, Irish companies post approximately 18% of the global Cyber security job postings and only 6-7% of Irish job seekers clicked on the postings in 2018. 

This course is an ideal launch pad for someone considering a future role in this field, including

Entry Requirements

The course is for beginners who want to learn Cyber Security and start their Career in the popular field in the HighTech industry

How to Apply

Don’t miss out because you’re unsure.

You can contact or apply to us directly using the the "Contact Us" or "Apply Online" options below, this will reserve your place and also give us the key details to start your application, a member of our admissions team will then contact you with further details, or alternatively you can simply "Ask us a Question" using the form below.

You can also "Book a One-to-One" with one of our course specialists who will provide you with additional guidance on your application, you can set up a meeting by:

  • Calling us at:  +353 1 8075 055 
  • Email us at:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

We also have flexible payment plans, please contact us to discuss your options or visit the college anytime and our course specialists will be more than willing to discuss any queries you may have.

We look forward to meeting you.

IBAT in partnership INT are now offering 100% interactive learning via virtual classrooms, all at an affordable price. We’re adapting along with the rest of the world, to the new normal. With an increasing shift towards online learning and as jobs become harder to find, now is the time to take initiative and upskill by gaining a diploma from the comfort of your own home.

Benefit from live sessions with our expert tutors who are teaching in real-time and can therefore engage with you directly. Seize this opportunity to boost your prospects and stay ahead of the competition. 


Norbert Libor
I was hired thanks to all the tools I received at this cyber course. Thanks to them I made the most significant change in my life. Personal attitude and professional lecturer - are what makes the difference.
Norbert Libor
Nicolas Bienvenu
I wanted something that is not monotonous and that will always have somewhere to develop. I chose to study cyber after a market survey and a lot of counseling sessions. In fact, this course were very professional. I am pleased that I chose it and I really feel that it has changed my life.
Nicolas Bienvenu
Shiran Suissa
Real great short course in cyber security . the teacher is very good both in knowledge of subject and his presentation style of lectures are friendly and practical . the course comes alive when the assignment was giving out which is reflection based on material learned. by doing the assignment I learned so much. It felt like a mini masters thesis in some ways but at diploma level. really happy with course as the structure is based on learning from other students input . If you willing to work hard and put the time into the assignment and course you will gain so much from this short course.
Shiran Suissa

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