e-lerniq series

Introduction to Cyber Security

For Non-IT Professionals

Typical  Audience

Anyone interested in keeping themselves safe online. This course is not meant for IT Professionals. 


10 Modules
Case Studies
Available 24/7/365

Course Level



2 hrs


Certificate of Participation

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Introduction to
Cyber Security

This introduction to cyber security course will teach you how to protect your business from online threats. You will learn about different types of malware and security breaches, as well as the different types of cyber-attacks to look out for.

What Do Participants Learn in This
Introduction to Cyber Security e-Learning Session? 

Understand different types of malware and security breaches

Know the types of cyber attacks to look for

Develop effective prevention methods

Course Content

  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals (cyberspace, cybersecurity, hackers);
  • Types of Malware (worms, viruses, spyware, trojans);
  • Cyber Security Breaches (phishing, identity theft, harassment, cyberstalking);
  • Types of Cyber Attacks (password attacks, denial of service attacks, passive attacks, penetration testing);
  • Prevention Tips (craft a strong password, two-step verification, download attachments with care, question legitimacy of websites);
  • Mobile Protection (no credit cards numbers, place a lock on phone, don’t save passwords, no personalized contacts listed);
  • Social Network Security (don’t reveal location, keep birthdate hidden, have a private profile, don’t link accounts);
  • Prevention Software (firewalls, virtual private networks, anti-virus & anti-spyware, routine updates);
  • Critical Cyber Threats (cyberterrorism, cyber warfare cyber espionage);
  • Defense Against Hackers (cryptography, digital forensics, intrusion detection, legal recourse).