Cybersecurity Fundamentals: A Short Online Course

discovery-tester · April 2, 2024

Lesson 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity

  1. Understanding Cybersecurity Basics
    • Definition of Cybersecurity
    • Importance of Cybersecurity in Today’s Digital World
  2. Common Cyber Threats
    • Malware: Types and Characteristics
    • Phishing Attacks: Recognizing and Avoiding Them

Lesson 2: Securing Digital Assets

  1. Data Protection
    • Encryption: Importance and Implementation
    • Data Backup Best Practices
  2. Network Security
    • Firewall: Functionality and Configuration
    • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)

Lesson 3: Cyber Hygiene and Best Practices

  1. Password Management
    • Creating Strong Passwords
    • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
  2. Social Engineering Awareness
    • Social Engineering Techniques: Examples and Countermeasures
    • Safe Browsing Habits

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Course Includes

  • 6 Lessons
  • 2 Topics
  • 1 Quiz