Advanced Cert in Cyber War Gaming Module 1: Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing

Programme Code: CRS-N-0048804


The active presence and threat of hackers on the internet is very real. To test your own systems and to know if you are vulnerable, conducting a vulnerability assessment through penetration testing is invaluable in identifying and patching the weaknesses. In this 4-day module, participants will learn the techniques to test systems against commonly known vulnerabilities, and how to fix and remove the vulnerabilities from systems.

This module is part of Advanced Cert in Cyber War Gaming.

Next Course Starts On28 May 2019 (Tue) See Full Schedule
Fee SGD4280.00* (as low as SGD484.00* after maximum funding) Learn more

4 days



Learning Objectives

At the end of the module, participants are expected to be competent to do the following:

  • Conduct reconnaissance and scanning
  • Conduct a vulnerability assessment and interpret the results from the assessment
  • Conduct exploit based on the vulnerability assessment results
  • Conduct system, network and application (web) penetration testing
  • Formulate a penetration testing plan
  • Recommend mitigation and remediation for the exploit findings
  • Write and interpret penetration testing report

Who Should Attend

IT professionals keen on exploring cyber security and/ or cyber forensic as a career.


Course assessment will be based on hands-on exercises and classroom presentation. 

Fees and Funding

SkillsFuture Series 

Course fee grant at 70% of course fees (excluding GST) for participants who are successfully enrolled by SMU into approved courses under the Programme. Participants must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")
Up to 90% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")
Up to 90% of course fees for employees of SMEs who are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents

Workfare Training Support Scheme ("WTS")
Up to 95% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for persons with disabilities) earning a monthly income of not more than S$2,000.

SkillsFuture Credit
Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to S$500) to defray part of the course fee. Please click User Guide on how to submit your claim. SkillsFuture Credit claims may be submitted by logging in via

Absentee Payroll
Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect.

Full Fee: S$4,280 per participant (including GST).

Nett fees payable per participant after SSG Funding:

  • S$1,284 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • S$484 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above



Start Date(s)
Intake Information
intake 128 - 31 May 2019 (Open for Registration)



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