Cyber Security

West Lothian College


You will build on your first year skills and knowledge learning how to think like a hacker, and gain a deeper understanding of security issues and concerns.

The course continues to introduce characteristics of cybercrime, security principles, technologies, and procedures to defend networks. You will further understand how to develop security policies that comply with cyber security laws.

The course includes:

Digital forensics; Open source operating systems; SQL; Working cyber security; Server administration; Wireless device security.

Entry Requirements

HNC Cyber Security. Interview.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Computing and Cyber Security

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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