Sunday, January 12, 2020

DISM Course Counselling @ SPCC

Do you have a burning question about Diploma in Infocomm Security Management (DISM) S54, poly education, further education or career choices open to you after O levels?

Visit us @  Singapore Polytechnic Convention Centre (SPCC) and talk to our course counsellors who will be most delighted to advise you.

What are the questions you should be asking:

- Scholarships available to course students (Examples: CSIT Diploma Scholarship, DSO Diploma Scholarship, IMDA SG:Digital Scholarship, Singapore Polytechnic Scholarship and Singtel Cyber Security Cadet Programme).
- Scholars from the course (NS: Not poly/school level but course level), such as the Public Service Commission (PSC) Scholarships and IMDA SG:Digital Scholarships.
- Availability of learning facilities (NS: SP is the FIRST institute of higher learning to setup Cyber Wargame Centre)
- Continuing Education and Training (NS: SP is the FIRST institute of higher learning to setup Cyber Security Academy)
- Last aggregate score of the course (NS: Lower last aggregate score means better students in the cohort)
- Qualification and experience of lecturers (NS: IT security-related certifications that they hold)
- Cohort success rate (NS: Complete the course within the stipulated 3 year duration).
- Progression rate to universities (NS: How many students go to universities)
- IT security-related professional certifications for students (NS: Should be IT security-related and not other general networking certifications)

In DISM course, the learning experience will be more stimulating and exciting because you know the course will offer you the best potential, scope and knowledge. It also stretches you and your talent which eventually will offer you many open doors to move on to the next milestone.

So don't hesitate, choose Diploma in Infocomm Security Management (DISM) S54 as your FIRST CHOICE now.

If you have further questions, you can talk to our friendly course counsellors during the Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) @ Singapore Polytechnic Convention Centre (SPCC) .

Thursday, January 9, 2020

What so SPecial about DISM (S54)

Frequently, we are being asked this question, "What is so special about DISM (S54)"?

Below are some answers to the question:

1) First to work with GovTech to establish the One-Year Polytechnic Technology Programme (PTP) - the Memorandum-of-Understanding (MOU) was signed on 8 Jan 2020.

2) First to have students from Singapore Polytechnic to attend the United Nations Cybersecurity Challenge @ Vienna, Austria. The event was hosted by Austria Institute of Technology and held on 5-6 December 2019.

3) First polytechnic to conduct the Bug Bounty event with YESWEHACK.com. The event was held at SP Cyber Wargame Centre on 1 September 2019.

4) First to win the Gold medals (together with NP) in the WorldSkills Singapore, Cyber Security category on 5 July 2018.

5) First to work with Cyber Security Agency (CSA) on the Youth Cyber Exploration Programme (YCEP) and conducted the inaugural YCEP in June 2018.

6) First graduate from DISM course, Daniel Ho, to be awarded the the Public Service Commission (PSC) Scholarship in 2016. Another DISM graduate, Teo Chuan Kai, also received PSC Scholarship in 2019.

7) First to establish the Singtel Cadet Scholarship (Cyber Security) with Singtel for our DISM students.
- the MOU was signed on 6 Jan 2015.

8) First to establish Cyber Security Academy (for working adults) in Institutes of Higher Learning in Singapore.
- the centre was launched recently on the 18 Dec 2013.

9) First to establish Cyber Wargame Centre in Institutes of Higher Learning in Singapore.
- the centre was launched on the 3 Jan 2013.

10) First to sign Memorandum-of-Understanding (MOU) with Ixia to provide Cyber Range (Essential and Advanced) curriculum for adult learners.

...... and many more.......

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

GovTech partners with SP on Polytechnic Technology Programme (PTP)

8 Jan 2020. The Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) partners with Singapore Polytechnic on the Polytechnic Technology Programme (PTP), the first of such programme in Singapore.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony is held at the Singapore Polytechnic Graduates' Guild. The two signatories are Mr D.N. Prasad, Senior Director (Strategy, People & Organisation), GovTech and Mr Lim Peng Hun, Deputy Principal (Acad), Singapore Polytechnic.

Mr D.N. Prasad (L) and Mr Lim Peng Hun (R).
The PTP will provide opportunities for the SP students to have one-year internship programme at GovTech. Students will work on different technology areas including cyber security and other emerging technologies. Such work exposure aims to allow students to gain relevant work experience and attain deep skills in order to give them an edge in a competency-based work environment.

Group photo.

Secondary Schools Visit School of Computing (SoC) before SPOH 2020

8 Jan 2020. The Gryphon team has hosted a few secondary schools including Bowen Secondary School, Bukit Batok Secondary School, Woodgove Secondary School, just to name a few, before the SP Open House 2020 starts from 9 - 11 Jan 2020.

Introduction to ICS/SCADA.
Students from secondary school.
Briefing on DISM course.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

ICS/SCADA Hacking Training for DISM Students

Simulating real-life attacks against key Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition (SCADA) components, we have setup the Cyber Physical Security Environment (CPSE) at SP Cyber Wargame Centre.

Cityscape @ SP Cyber Wargame Centre
Please join us at our SP Open House 2020.

DISM students (Gryphon Team) will be doing a demonstration of exploits on ICS/SCADA (Cityscape).

Visit us from 9 - 11 Jan 2020, 10am to 6pm @ SP Cyber Wargame Centre!!!

Monday, January 6, 2020

GCE O-level results to be released on 13 Jan 2020 - moe.gov.sg

SINGAPORE - The results of the 2019 GCE O-level examination will be released on Monday (Jan 13 2020).

In a press release on Monday (Jan 6), the Ministry of Education (MOE) said school candidates may collect their results from their schools at 2pm on 13 January 2020.

Private candidates will be notified of their results by post on the same day. They can also obtain their results online, via the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board's website, using their SingPass account.

Source: https://www.moe.gov.sg/news/press-releases/release-of-2019-singapore-cambridge-gce-o-level-examination-results-and-2020-joint-admissions-exercise