Introduction to Cybersecurity

Learn about network security trends, how to mitigate risk, and the growing demand for cybersecurity experts.

Duration: 15 Hours

Course Summary

A series of engaging presentations and panel discussions, the Introduction to Cybersecurity course covers the importance of cybersecurity, the most common risks, and how to mitigate them.

  • Learn what cybersecurity is and how the industry is growing
  • Understand how attackers use malware and how to protect individuals from attack
  • Learn about threats in banking, telecommunications, healthcare, other industries, and across borders
  • Understand technology-based solutions and strategic and network-architecture planning
  • Study at your own pace when it is convenient for you
  • Get connected to 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.