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Computer Science and Cyber Security

A Cybersecurity course provides comprehensive training and knowledge in the field of cybersecurity. It covers various topics, including network security, data protection, secure coding, incident response, and vulnerability assessment. Students learn about the latest threats and attacks, as well as strategies and techniques to defend against them. The course typically includes hands-on practical exercises, simulations, and case studies to develop practical skills in securing computer systems and networks. It prepares individuals for careers as cybersecurity professionals, equipping them with the necessary skills to protect organizations from cyber threats and ensure the security of sensitive information.

Course outline

  1. Introduction to Cybersecurity:
  • Overview of Cybersecurity concepts, principles, and terminology
  • Understanding the importance of Cybersecurity in modern organizations
  1. Network Security:
  • Basics of network architecture and protocols
  • Network vulnerabilities and attacks
  • Implementing network security measures such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and virtual private networks (VPNs)
  1. Information Security:
  • Data classification and protection
  • Encryption techniques and cryptographic protocols
  • Access controls and user authentication methods
  1. Secure Coding and Application Security:
  • Principles of secure software development
  • Common coding vulnerabilities and best practices for secure coding
  • Web application security and secure coding techniques
  1. Cyber Threats and Defense:
  • Types of cyber threats, including malware, phishing, and social engineering attacks
  • Incident response and handling security breaches
  • Security tools and techniques for threat detection and mitigation
  1. Risk Assessment and Management:
  • Identifying and assessing security risks
  • Risk mitigation strategies and controls
  • Compliance with industry regulations and standards
  1. Ethical and Legal Considerations:
  • Ethical hacking and penetration testing
  • Legal and ethical responsibilities in Cybersecurity
  • Privacy and data protection regulations
  1. Security Operations and Management:
  • Security policy development and implementation
  • Security monitoring and auditing
  • Security awareness and training programs
  1. Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity:
  • Current trends and challenges in Cybersecurity
  • Emerging technologies and their impact on Cybersecurity
  • Continuous learning and professional development in the field


  • Certification Obtained: Certificate in Cyber Security
  • Intake: Any month
  • Duration of study: 6 months
  • Fees: Ksh300,000 (payable in instalments of Ksh50,000 a month)


  • Paid Non-refundable Application Fees of Ksh2000
  • Submitted Application Form
  • 1 Passport size photo
  • Copy of National ID or Passport (or wait list)
  • High School Certificate or Letter of recommendation
  • Diploma entry grade is C-, Certificate is D-
  • Short course entry grade is any grade
  • Pay your semester school fees before starting class
  • Maximum of 3 installments are allowed per semester
  • After payment send the confirmation to +254.798.325.330
  • Hostels are not part of school fees
  • TVET (KNEC) Exams fees – paid later
  • PEARSON Exams fees – paid later
  • PROJECT / LAB / ACTIVITIES fees – paid later