Welcome to C-THEC

The Technical Institute for Cyber Security

About us

We are a highly specialized institute in Postgraduate Cyber Security programs for technical professionals and senior management. Our mission is to serve institutional clients with advanced programs in Technical Cyber Security and Cyber Security Management. The C-TECH team of lecturers includes leading (technical) cyber security experts with a strong track record as practitioners along with scholars with a research background.

This gives ample room to tailor the program’s content for professionals and senior 
management of leading organizations to suit their individual learning requirements and professional development needs.

Read more about our Cyber Security programs for: 
Senior Managers
- Technical Specialists

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Senior Management Programs

Our tailored programs are ideally suited for CISO’s and other senior management seeking advanced knowledge to broaden their managerial capabilities and hands-on experience to fight cybercrime. 

Our programs on management level includes: 

  • Cyber Security Governance
  • Cyber Kill Chain
  • Compliance (ISO 27001/2)
  • Vulnerability Disclosure (ISO29147)
  • Handling Processes (ISO 30111)
  • Secure Development (ISO 27034)
  • Developing Relevant Information Security Operation
  • Implement IT Risk Assessment
  • Maturity level of the security team and its infrastructure
  • Education, training and awareness

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Technical Programs

Our tailored programs are ideally suited for technical specialist seeking advanced techniques to broaden their applicable knowledge and hands-on experience in the field of Cyber Security.
Professionals are eligible for our programs if they have at least four years of relevant work experience in technical IT and have completed at least a bachelor’s degree in IT or pursued a comparable professional qualification.
Participants without a bachelor’s but ample experience in technical cyber security (i.e. ethical hacking), may also participate.
Our courses are not suitable for candidates without any technical IT (working) background. Participants are expected
to have working knowledge of Linux.

Postgraduate programs

  • Introduction to Cyber Security
  • Data Management
  • Secure Software Development
  • Social Engineering
  • Introduction Software Security
  • Advanced Software Security
  • Introduction Ethical Hacking
  • Practical Ethical Hacking
  • Hacking Techniques
  • Incident Response Plan
  • Practical Application of Middleware  (financial industry)
  • Three-day Security integration program
  • Penetration Testing
  • Defence Tactics
  • Digital Forensics
  • Intrusion Detection 

CISO Entry-level programs  

  • Secure Software Development
  • Assets Security
  • Security Engineering
  • How to communicate in a secure way
  • Identity and Access Management
  • In-depth Security Assessment
  • Forensics and other investigations
  • In-depth Incident Response Handling
  • Disaster Recovery 

CISO Advanced technical level programs

  • Hacking Techniques
  • Exploit Techniques
  • In-depth Scanning
  • Injection Techniques
  • Social Engineering
  • Capture the Flag Sessions 

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Our team

Oedith Jaharia

Program Director

Richard Borsboom

Program Manager

Barbara van Wegen

Project Manager

Marcel Bouwmeester



Once the participant has passed all the modules of a predefined Postgraduate program, he/she will receive a Postgraduate certificate or diploma from Avans University of Applied Science.
Avans+ is the academic partner of C-THEC for technical cyber security programs for practitioners.
Our Postgraduate programs are conducted under academic responsibility and supervision of the relevant academy and program committee of Avans University of Applied Science.