Our Basic Cyber Security Course is specially crafted for secondary school students (ages ~13 to 17) who are interested in dipping their toes into basic programming and cyber security. The 3-week course has three focus areas: Python programming, Operational Technology (OT) security, and Information Technology (IT) security.

Objectives and Outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Execute arithmetic operation using Python
  • Perform logical condition operations
  • Display input and outputs
  • Understand operational technologies (OT) control strategy states
  • Understand basic Cryptography
  • Decipher basic encryption

Course Schedule

Week 1 Basic Python Programming
Week 2 Introduction OT cyber security
Week 3 Introduction IT cyber security


Application process

Students are required to, through their teacher, submit a letter of request (sample attached) from their school, with their email address and contact number to iTrust@sutd.edu.sg. No stipend will be paid to students.