Introduction to Cybersecurity
This is a self-paced course.
Length: 15 hours
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. No prerequisites required.
As the course title states, the focus of this course is to explore the field of cybersecurity. In this course, you will do the following:
- Learn the basics of being safe online.
- Learn about different types of malware and attacks, and how organizations are protecting themselves against these attacks.
- Explore the career options in cybersecurity.
By the end of this course, you will be more aware of the importance of being safe online, the potential consequences of cyberattacks, and possible career options in cybersecurity.
This course is offered as part of KIVI’s participation in the Cisco Networking Academy program.
You can also check out our KIVI Academy page for the full list of courses available at the moment.
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