Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    In this Introduction to Cyber Security training course, you will gain a comprehensive overview of cybersecurity principles and concepts and learn the challenges of designing a security program. You will hear about evolving new threats such as social engineering attacks and learn how to mitigate their impact on organizational security. And you will be taught to develop and manage an Information Security Program, perform business impact analysis, and carry out disaster recovery testing.

  • What are the career benefits of this course?

    The demand for cybersecurity experts has increased significantly over the last few years as companies become more dependent on the Internet and its vast facilities, and as data breaches, hacking and cyber crime reach new heights. The cyber security market is expected to grow from USD 152.71 billion in 2018 to USD 248.26 billion by 2023, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.2 per cent. The annual average salary of cybersecurity professionals ranges from $110,000-170,000 (Source: Glassdoor), and there are currently more than 43,000 cybersecurity positions available in the U.S. (Souce: Indeed.com)
     

  • What skills will you learn from this Introduction to Cyber Security online course?

    Upon completion of this course, you will become familiar with cyber security methodologies and be able to:

    • Leverage an enhanced awareness of cybersecurity principles and concepts 
    • Analyze appropriate types of controls to counteract various threats
    • Combat social engineering attacks such as  phishing, malware, spyware, adware, ransomware and Bluetooth attacks
    • Determine and analyze software vulnerabilities and security solutions to reduce the risk of exploitation
    • Comprehend and execute risk management processes, risk treatment methods, and key risk and performance indicators
    • Develop and manage an information security program

  • Who should take this Introduction to Cyber Security online course?

    The course is ideal for professionals in any organizational role who wish to learn the fundamentals of cyber security and pursue a career in this booming field.  The course also caters to CxO level and middle management professionals who want to gain awareness of and address cyber risks.

  • What are the prerequisites for this Introduction to Cyber Security online course?

    There are no prerequisites to take this course. Anyone with an interest in the cyber security domain may take this course.

Course preview

    • Lesson 1 - Course Introduction

      03:09
      • 0.1 Course Introduction
        03:09
    • Lesson 2 - Cybersecurity Fundamentals

      46:48
      • 1.1 Introduction
        00:40
      • 1.2 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
        10:47
      • 1.3 Threat Actors, Attacks, and Mitigation
        12:17
      • 1.4 Security Policies and Procedures
        04:18
      • 1.5 Cybersecurity Mitigation Methods
        17:45
      • 1.6 Key Takeaways
        01:01
    • Lesson 3 - Enterprise Architecture and Components

      35:00
      • 2.1 Introduction
        00:42
      • 2.2 Secure Architecture
        07:44
      • 2.3 Wireless Networks
        09:47
      • 2.4 Network Security Controls
        05:13
      • 2.5 Cloud, Virtualization, BYOD, and IOT Security
        07:13
      • 2.6 Security Testing
        03:17
      • 2.7 Key Takeaways
        01:04
    • Lesson 4 - Information System Governance and Risk Assessment

      23:54
      • 3.1 Introduction
        00:33
      • 3.2 Information Security Governance
        05:35
      • 3.3 Risk Management
        06:24
      • 3.4 Information Security Programs
        10:43
      • 3.5 Key Takeaways
        00:39
    • Lesson 5 - Incident Management

      16:34
      • 4.1 Introduction
        00:35
      • 4.2 Developing an Incident Management and Response System
        05:29
      • 4.3 Digital Forensics
        04:46
      • 4.4 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
        05:10
      • 4.5 Key Takeaways
        00:34
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Exam & certification

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    To obtain the Introduction to Cyber Security course certification you must:

    • Complete the online self-learning course
    • Complete the course-end assessment with a minimum 80% score
       

    FAQs

    • How do I enroll for online training?

      You can enroll for this training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:
       
      ·     Visa Credit or Debit Card
      ·     MasterCard
      ·     American Express
      ·     Diner’s Club
      ·     PayPal
       
      Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

    • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

      Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our refund policy.

    • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

      We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

    • Disclaimer
    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.