Introduction to Cybersecurity

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Introduction to Cybersecurity

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In partnership with Cisco Netacad we offer a flexible way of learning at a time and a location that suits you, providing self-paced introductory courses which enable you to take your first steps on your path to becoming an IT professional.

You can join Buckinghamshire Libraries for free and access a wide range of digital and print resources. Every library has free wi-fi, and members of the library have an hour’s free computer use every day.

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Course summary

The Introduction to Cybersecurity course explores the broad topic of Cybersecurity. Learn how to protect your personal data and privacy online and in social media, and why more and more IT and other jobs require Cybersecurity awareness and understanding.
- Learn what Cybersecurity is and what it means for you personally and professionally.
- Learn how to be safe online by understanding the most common threats, attacks and vulnerabilities.
- Find out how businesses protect their operations from cyber attacks and why jobs are growing.
- Study at your own pace and reinforce your understanding with activities and quizzes.


Career Pathway

The demand for cybersecurity experts has grown 3 times faster than any other IT job role, and training a cybersecurity workforce is a priority of many governments. From confidential company data to personal information, more connections make data more vulnerable to attacks, increasing the demand for professionals with cybersecurity skills

  • Duration: 15 hours
  • Level: Beginner
  • Language: English

Where can you complete this course?

On a library computer

On your own device using library wi-fi

Over the Internet from home


Course Details

Introduction to Cybersecurity

Introduction to Cybersecurity (English - 2.13)

31 Aug 2023 - 30 Aug 2024

Buckinghamshire Libraries Buckinghamshire Libraries

Explore the broad topic of cybersecurity in a way that matters to you (beginners course).

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