Cybersecurity Essentials

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Course Summary:
The Cybersecurity Essentials course develops foundational understanding of cybersecurity and how it relates to information and network security. The 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 what cybersecurity is and what it means for you personally and professionally.

* 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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Where you can complete this course:


30 hours



On a library computer*


On your own device using library Wi-Fi


Over the internet at home


*This course contains a lab element – Cisco Packet Tracer - which will not run over the library firewall.  The course will run on your own device using library Wi-Fi, or over the internet at home.

Course Details


Cybersecurity Essentials (English - 1.10)

03 May - 30 Oct 2020

Ciji Varughese, Alexandra Marin

Continues from Introduction to Cybersecurity; develops foundational understanding of cybersecurity and how it relates to information and network security.

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