Cybersecurity Essentials

Learn the fundamental principles, procedures, and practices of information and networking security.

 
 
 
Beginning     
Duration: 30 Hours
Self-paced

 

The world is getting more digital and having the skills to secure devices is critical to solving the challenges we face.   The number of connected devices alone is expected to grow to 50 billion sensors, objects, and other connected “things” by the year 2020. All industries are recognizing the potential of cybersecurity to accelerate their move to digital.  Secure your future and join the digital revolution. 

 

Course Summary

The Cybersecurity Essentials course develops foundational understanding of cybersecurity and how it relates to information and network security. The 30-hour course introduces students to characteristics of cyber crime, security principles, technologies, and procedures to defend networks. Through interactive, multimedia content, lab activities, and multi-industry case studies, students build technical and professional skills to pursue careers in cybersecurity.

  • Learn procedures to implement data confidentiality, integrity, availability and security controls on networks, servers and applications.
  • Understand security principles and how to develop security policies that comply with cybersecurity laws.
  • Apply skills through practice, using labs and Cisco Packet Tracer activities.
  • Get immediate feedback on your work through built-in quizzes and tests.
  • Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.

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About Cisco Networking Academy

Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program for learning institutions and individuals worldwide. Self-paced courses are designed to take at your own pace, at any point in your career journey. More than 9.2 million people have joined the Networking Academy and become a force for change in the global economy since 1997.