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The HNC in Cyber Security develops knowledge and skills in areas such as data security and ethical hacking. It also covers areas such as computer architecture and professionalism and ethics in cyber security.

The HND builds on and enhances the knowledge and skills of the HNC. In addition to the above, learners will have an opportunity to learn data flow, blockchain, and open-source operating systems.

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