Introduction to Cybersecurity

Guelph Public Library



With billions of devices now online, new threats pop-up every second!

Today’s interconnected world makes everyone more susceptible to cyber-attacks. Whether you’re attracted to the relativity new world of cybersecurity as a professional, or just interested in protecting yourself online and in social media, this introductory course is the answer. It explores cyber trends, threats—along with the broader topic of cybersecurity in a way that will matter to YOU. For instance, you’ll learn how to protect your personal privacy online while gaining additional insight on the challenges companies, and governmental and educational institutions face today.


There is no prerequisite to this course but learners are expected to have basic understanding of computers and internet.

Length: 15 hours

Level: Beginning

Learning Type: Online Self-Paced

Certificate of Completion: Available

Minimum System Requirement

  • Laptop or desktop running Windows or Mac
  • Web browser (Chrome 50+, Safari 8.0+, Firefox 43+ or IE 10+)

Course Details

Introduction to CyberSecurity 2018

Introduction to Cybersecurity (English - 2.10)

26 Jun 2019 - 27 Jun 2020

Andrew Kwan

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