Course Summary

A series of engaging presentations and panel discussions, the Introduction to Cybersecurity course covers the importance of cybersecurity, the most common risks, and how to mitigate them.

  • Learn what cybersecurity is and how the industry is growing.
  • Understand how attackers use malware and how to protect individuals from attack.
  • Learn about threats in banking, telecommunications, healthcare, other industries, and across borders.
  • Understand technology-based solutions and strategic and network-architecture planning.
  • Study at your own pace and reinforce your understanding with activities and quizzes.
  • Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.

Languages: English,

Career Pathways

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.

Career pathways include: applicable to any professionals responsible for security and privacy of company or customer systems.

Instructor-led Training and Hands-on-Lab

Duration: 15 hours