The RIT Dubai Professional Diploma in Computing Security is an innovative program designed to enable participants to understand and get hands on experience on corporate network and information security best practices. At the end of the Diploma, participants are expected to be able to join a team of professionals solving the challenges of ensuring secure computing environments, and to become leaders within their organizations in the implementation of computing security and information assurance policies and practices. The Diploma is designed for individuals who have previous education or experience in a computing discipline such as computer science, networking, IT, or software engineering, and would like to enhance their skills to include a foundation in computing security. This Diploma consists of ve practical modules, each lasting one month. It starts with three days of lectures, 9am – 4pm, followed by coached assignments, readings and discussions with the instructors. The fth module includes completing an individual project coached by