Introduction to Cyber Security Course Overview

In this Introduction to Cyber Security training course, you will gain a comprehensive overview of the cybersecurity principles and concepts and learn the challenges of designing a security program. This course helps you develop and manage an Information Security Program, perform business impact analysis, and carry out disaster recovery testing.

Key Features

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  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • Industry-recognized course completion certificate
  • Industry examples and case studies

Skills Covered

  • Cybersecurity fundamentals
  • Threat actors attacks
  • Mitigation
  • Security policies amp procedures
  • Secure architecture
  • Wireless networks
  • Network security controls
  • BYOD security testing
  • IS governance
  • Risk management
  • Incident management
  • Business continuity
  • Disaster recovery


The cybersecurity market is expected to grow from USD $152.71 billion in 2018 to $248.26 billion by 2023, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.2 percent. The annual average salary of cybersecurity professionals ranges from $110,000-170,000 (Source: Glassdoor).

  • Designation
  • Annual Salary
  • Hiring Companies
  • Annual Salary
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Wells Fargo
    Kimberly Clark
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Wells Fargo
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Wells Fargo
    Source: Indeed

Training Options

Self-Paced Learning

$ 749

  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced elearning content curated by industry experts
  • Simulation test papers for self-assessment
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Corporate Training

Customized to your team's needs

  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced e-learning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Course, category, and all-access pricing
  • Enterprise-class learning management system (LMS)
  • Enhanced reporting for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 teaching assistance and support

Course Curriculum


The cybersecurity training for beginners is ideal for professionals in any organizational role who wish to learn the fundamentals of cybersecurity and pursue a career in this booming field. The cybersecurity course also caters to C-level executives and middle management professionals who want to gain awareness of (and address) cybersecurity risks.
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Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma.
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Course Content

  • Introduction to Cyber Security

    • Lesson 1 - Course Introduction

      • 0.1 Course Introduction
    • Lesson 2 - Cybersecurity Fundamentals

      • 1.1 Introduction
      • 1.2 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
      • 1.3 Threat Actors, Attacks, and Mitigation
      • 1.4 Security Policies and Procedures
      • 1.5 Cybersecurity Mitigation Methods
      • 1.6 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 3 - Enterprise Architecture and Components

      • 2.1 Introduction
      • 2.2 Secure Architecture
      • 2.3 Wireless Networks
      • 2.4 Network Security Controls
      • 2.5 Cloud, Virtualization, BYOD, and IOT Security
      • 2.6 Security Testing
      • 2.7 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 4 - Information System Governance and Risk Assessment

      • 3.1 Introduction
      • 3.2 Information Security Governance
      • 3.3 Risk Management
      • 3.4 Information Security Programs
      • 3.5 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 5 - Incident Management

      • 4.1 Introduction
      • 4.2 Developing an Incident Management and Response System
      • 4.3 Digital Forensics
      • 4.4 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
      • 4.5 Key Takeaways

Exam & Certification

Introduction to Cyber Security Course for Cyber Security Beginners
  • 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

  • How do I become an IT Security Engineer?

    To become an IT security engineer, you need to look for various cyber security courses for beginners. Upon choosing the best course as per your learning goals, you must seek practical knowledge in this field that will help you make your learning strong. With Simplilearn’s cybersecurity course for beginners, you can attain a glimpse of the real industry through industry examples and case studies.


  • Myles Howard II

    Myles Howard II

    The instructor chains together the learning topics very well. One subject leads to the next, and they are woven together comprehensively.

  • Hussein Ali AL-Assaad

    Hussein Ali AL-Assaad

    Simplilearn has provided me with a great learning experience. The trainers are extremely knowledgeable. The entire Simplilearn team is very helpful and flexible. I strongly recommend Simplilearn to my friends and families.

  • Chandrakant Khairnar

    Chandrakant Khairnar

    The training was up to the mark, solved my purpose of joining the course - a kick-starter to exam preparation, and getting the basics right.

  • Nikhil Rachagiri

    Nikhil Rachagiri

    It was a great learning experience. The faculty is very patient and polite with the students. They answer all the queries without any hesitation. Definitely a great place to successfully launch your desired career.

  • Tejaswa Rastogi

    Tejaswa Rastogi

    The course encapsulates the offensive approach, which is good, and there is much to learn.


Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Introduction to Cyber Security FAQs

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    You can enroll for this training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:
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  • 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.