[Free] Cyber Security Essentials

A beginner’s guide to data security – Free Course

What you’ll learn

  • Understand cyber-security terminology
  • Differentiate between the various forms of malware
  • Explore how malware attacks can affect different environments
  • Password security
  • Workplace cyber-security
  • IT Security Training
  • Remote working security
  • Physical device security
  • Biometrics
  • Company security policies
  • Data laws & regulations


  • There are no prerequisites for this course


Hackers are everywhere. In todays fast-paced, ever growing world of technology, it has never been more important to understand the fundamentals of cyber-security to keep yourself safe from potential threats.

This course is aimed at beginners wanting to build an in-depth understanding of cyber-security. Together in this one-hour course, well uncover the tricks hackers use to manipulate us into handing over sensitive information, the types of malware we might be exposed to on a daily basis, and discover the fundamental requirements for data security.

Whether you are an individual wanting to find out more about cyber-security, or working within a company with access to highly sensitive information; this course is designed with you in mind. With topics ranging from protecting yourself on social media through to the best practices for keeping company data secure, youll find step by step guides to help you build an excellent understanding of data breaches, malware, social engineering and much more.

Together, well explore:

  • What makes data so valuable?

  • What is malware?

  • Why ransomware is risky business

  • How to improve your personal security

  • Social engineering

  • How to spot a phishing attack

  • Keeping yourself safe on social media

  • How to help your company stay safe online

  • Building a strong password

  • Data Regulations Worldwide

  • Security Frameworks

  • Company Standards

Author(s): Jade Ball

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