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Cybersecurity Webinar Series

With the world becoming more connected every single day, security is becoming increasingly more important. In an age where we manage more and more of our lives digitally, it means that anyone—in any career—should have basic knowledge of cybersecurity as well as keeping security up to par.

Session 1: Cybersecurity Basics

In this first session, we will start off with exploring how cybersecurity is part of our digital lives. And cover why cybersecurity is one of the hottest topics, and careers, in the tech industry.

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Session 2: Security Threats and Breaches

Our interconnected world makes everyone more susceptible to cyber-attacks. While companies and institutions are constantly working to protect themselves with increasing security measures, you can play a role in this fight as well. When you are aware of the risks, it may be much easier to protect yourself from hackers, viruses and malware. In this session, you will learn about the different types of cyber security attacks, insights into the latest cybersecurity breaches that are in the news, and examples of attacks that have been averted.

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Session 3: A Career in Cybersecurity

Interested in a career in cybersecurity? With over 15 billion devices connected to the internet, security is an important focus area for companies world-wide. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts there will be 3.5 million cybersecurity job openings by 2021. We are going to highlight the top job titles in cybersecurity and the associated job roles. As well as explain the demand for cybersecurity professionals and the recommended background needed for a career path in security.

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Now that all sessions of this series have been hosted live, you can request a certificate of participation if you qualify.

To qualify for a Certificate of Participation you need to follow the below steps:
  1. Participate in all 3 sessions of the Cybersecurity webinar series (either by attending live, watching all recordings, or a combination of live attendance and viewing the recordings for all 3 sessions)
  2. Request* a certificate by visiting:

*The opportunity to earn a certificate will close on 18 November 2018. If you qualify, and have followed the above steps, expect your Certificate of Participation via email by the end of November after attendance and recording reports have been cross-checked.

Please take note of these stipulations:

  • Webinar series are not the same as NetAcad courses and therefore certificates will not appear on
  • Certificates are emailed out in pdf form all at once to everyone who has requested and qualified for a certificate.