Foundations of Cybersecurity

8 hours
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Course Contents

This 8-hour basic course is tailored for students new to cybersecurity, providing an understanding of fundamental concepts and threats in the digital world. It offers an introduction to the landscape of cybersecurity, common vulnerabilities, and basic protective measures. The course includes interactive sessions and practical scenarios, allowing students to grasp the importance of cybersecurity in today's tech-centric environment.

- Introduction to Cybersecurity

  - Understanding cybersecurity and its importance

  - Overview of the cybersecurity landscape

  - Common cybersecurity terminology

- Recognizing Cyber Threats

  - Types of cyber threats (viruses, malware, phishing, etc.)

  - Basic cybersecurity hygiene

  - Safe internet browsing practices

- Fundamental Security Measures

  - Importance of strong passwords

  - Introduction to firewalls and antivirus software

  - Basics of securing personal devices and networks

- Hands-On Exercise

  - Identifying phishing emails

  - Setting up basic security measures on a personal device

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This course includes:

  • 100% Online Sessions
  • Instructor led
  • Customizable Syllabus
  • Customizable Schedule
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Training Recordings
  • Training Resources
  • Learner Assessment
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