Introduction to Cybersecurity by Cisco Network Academy


This course is part of the Career Path – Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is the most fascinating career because cyber threats affect us all. And unlike many areas that slow down during challenging times, cybersecurity jobs continue to grow. The world needs people who are diverse and unique to defend against shrewd digital adversaries.

Start your Cybersecurity career today with courses and resources that are online and free. You will be prepared to help people detect cyberthreats and implement changes to protect an organization.
The Cybersecurity pathway qualifies you for an entry-level position. Jobs responsible for protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording or destruction. Ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data to the right users within or outside of an organization.

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Section 1

This module explores the need for cybersecurity, who the attackers are, and the value of data to people and organizations in order to defend against attacks.

Section 2

This module examines attacks through malware, social engineering, and attacks that target applications. It also explores the vulnerabilities of a system and the threats that exploit them.

Section 3

In today’s connected world, data security is critical. When information flows freely among users, organizations, and business partners, how does data remain secure so it doesn’t fall into the wrong

Section 4

An organization can achieve a basic level of security through implementing the security features available on network hardware. This module examines how firewalls, IDS/IPS’s, and other security

Section 5

The growth of cybercrime is driving up demand for cybersecurity professionals. Job opportunities exist in both the public and private sectors. Cybersecurity professionals need a combination of computer expertise and cybersecurity education.

Career Path
Cyber-attacks increase with every digital connection made around the world. This pathway focuses on the protection of computerized systems from unauthorized and harmful access. And starts you on a cybersecurity career path.

What Will I Learn?

  • Cybersecurity Administration
  • Threat Analysis
  • System Safeguards
  • Network Defense
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity Course Badge
  • and much more...

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Material Includes

  • Course By: Cisco Networking Academy
  • Course Material: Video & Self Learnings
  • Material Language: English
  • Course Duration: 6 Hours.
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity Course Badge
  • Course Completion Certificate by Cisco


  • Interest in Cyber Security

Target Audience

  • Cybersecurity Career
  • Programmer
  • Network Engineers
  • Cybersecurity learners