Practical Cybersecurity Fundamentals

8 hours
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Course Contents

The Practical Cybersecurity Fundamentals course is designed to empower college students with essential knowledge and hands-on skills in cybersecurity. In an increasingly digital world, understanding cybersecurity is vital, and this 8-hour course equips you with practical insights into securing information and systems. You will explore various aspects of cybersecurity, from threat detection and prevention to incident response and ethical hacking, making it a valuable addition to your college education.

**Module 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity**

- Understanding the importance of cybersecurity

- Common cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities

- Key principles of cybersecurity

- Legal and ethical considerations

**Module 2: Network Security**

- Basics of network security

- Firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS), and intrusion prevention systems (IPS)

- Virtual private networks (VPNs) and secure communication

- Hands-on network security practices

**Module 3: Threat Detection and Prevention**

- Identifying and assessing cyber threats

- Antivirus software and malware protection

- Email security and phishing awareness

- Endpoint security and best practices

**Module 4: Secure Web Browsing and Online Safety**

- Safe web browsing practices

- Protecting personal information online

- Social engineering awareness

- Secure online transactions and e-commerce

**Module 5: Data Protection and Encryption**

- Data encryption fundamentals

- Securing sensitive data

- Password management and best practices

- Data backup and recovery strategies

**Module 6: Incident Response and Handling**

- Preparing for cybersecurity incidents

- Incident detection and reporting

- Cybersecurity incident response phases

- Case studies and hands-on incident handling

**Module 7: Ethical Hacking Basics**

- Introduction to ethical hacking

- Penetration testing and vulnerability assessment

- Hands-on ethical hacking exercises

- Ethical hacking tools and techniques

**Module 8: Career Paths in Cybersecurity**

- Exploring cybersecurity career options

- Building a cybersecurity skillset

- Preparing for industry certifications

- Navigating the evolving cybersecurity landscape

Upon completing this course, you will have a solid foundation in cybersecurity concepts and practical skills that can be applied to protect personal and organizational information. Whether you are interested in a career in cybersecurity, IT management, or simply want to enhance your digital security awareness, this program will provide valuable insights and hands-on experience.

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