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Cybersecurity Certification

This comprehensive cybersecurity certification training program is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required to protect information systems and data from cyber threats. The program is structured into ten modules, each focusing on a critical aspect of cybersecurity.
Format

Online Course
Self Paced


 Launch date

October 
2024

Duration
20 Hours
Price
Free
What you are going to learn

Cybersecurity Certification 

Learning Objectives
The learning objectives for a cybersecurity certification encompass acquiring comprehensive knowledge and skills essential for safeguarding digital assets and mitigating cyber threats. Participants will develop a deep understanding of cybersecurity principles, technologies, and best practices, including risk management, threat intelligence, network security, cryptography, incident response, and compliance.

They will learn to identify, assess, and respond to various cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks, while also mastering techniques for securing data, systems, and networks against unauthorized access, data breaches, and other cyber incidents. Ultimately, the certification aims to empower professionals with the expertise and capabilities needed to protect organizations' information assets and maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of critical systems and data in today's increasingly complex and dynamic cybersecurity landscape.

Who Should Attend?
The cybersecurity certification course is designed to accommodate participants with varying levels of experience and expertise in cybersecurity, providing them with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in their respective roles and contribute effectively to the protection of organizations' digital assets and information security posture.
  • IT professionals: Network administrators, system administrators, IT security specialists, and cybersecurity analysts.
  • Security professionals: Information security officers, cybersecurity managers, security architects, and compliance officers.
  • Risk management professionals: Risk managers, risk analysts, and compliance officers.
  • Business leaders and executives: C-level executives, directors, and managers.
  • Law enforcement and government officials: Cybersecurity investigators, law enforcement officers, and government regulators.
  • Students and aspiring cybersecurity professionals: Recent graduates, college students, and individuals entering the cybersecurity field.
Course Overview
Module 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity
Duration: 4 hours
• Topics Covered:
o Overview of cybersecurity
o Importance of cybersecurity in the digital age
o Common cyber threats and attack vectors
o Cybersecurity principles and practices
• Learning Objectives:
o Understand the fundamentals of cybersecurity
o Identify common types of cyber threats
o Recognize the importance of cybersecurity in various contexts
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Module 2: Networking Fundamentals
Duration: 8 hours
• Topics Covered:
o Basics of computer networks
o Network topologies and protocols
o IP addressing and subnetting
o Network devices and their functions
• Learning Objectives:
o Grasp the basic concepts of computer networking
o Understand how data travels across networks
o Identify and describe key network components
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Module 3: Operating Systems and Applications Security
Duration: 8 hours
• Topics Covered:
o Security features of major operating systems (Windows, Linux, MacOS)
o Application security principles
o Common vulnerabilities in operating systems and applications
o Patch management and software updates
• Learning Objectives:
o Understand how to secure different operating systems
o Identify common application vulnerabilities
o Implement effective patch management strategies
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Module 4: Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities
Duration: 8 hours
• Topics Covered:
o Types of cyber threats (malware, phishing, ransomware, etc.)
o Common attack techniques (SQL injection, cross-site scripting, etc.)
o Vulnerability assessment and management
o Incident response and management
• Learning Objectives:
o Recognize various cyber threats and attack techniques
o Conduct vulnerability assessments
o Develop and implement incident response plans
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Module 5: Cryptography and Encryption
Duration: 6 hours
• Topics Covered:
o Basics of cryptography
o Types of encryption (symmetric, asymmetric, hashing)
o Cryptographic protocols and applications
o Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
• Learning Objectives:
o Understand the principles of cryptography
o Differentiate between types of encryption methods
o Implement cryptographic techniques to secure data
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Module 6: Security Operations and Monitoring
Duration: 8 hours
• Topics Covered:
o Security operations center (SOC) roles and responsibilities
o Monitoring and logging techniques
o Intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDPS)
o Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems
• Learning Objectives:
o Understand the role of a SOC in cybersecurity
o Implement effective monitoring and logging strategies
o Utilize IDPS and SIEM systems for threat detection and response
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Module 7: Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Duration: 6 hours
• Topics Covered:
o Principles of identity and access management
o Authentication and authorization techniques
o Role-based access control (RBAC)
o Multi-factor authentication (MFA)
• Learning Objectives:
o Understand IAM principles and best practices
o Implement effective authentication and authorization mechanisms
o Apply RBAC and MFA to enhance security
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Module 8: Risk Management and Governance
Duration: 6 hours
• Topics Covered:
o Risk management frameworks and methodologies
o Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC)
o Security policies and procedures
o Business continuity and disaster recovery planning
• Learning Objectives:
o Apply risk management frameworks in a cybersecurity context
o Develop and implement security policies and procedures
o Create business continuity and disaster recovery plans
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Module 9: Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance
Duration: 6 hours
• Topics Covered:
o Key cybersecurity laws and regulations (GDPR, HIPAA, CCPA, etc.)
o Data privacy principles and practices
o Compliance requirements for different industries
o Legal considerations in cybersecurity
• Learning Objectives:
o Understand major cybersecurity laws and regulations
o Implement data privacy best practices
o Ensure compliance with relevant legal and regulatory requirements
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Module 10: Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
Duration: 10 hours
• Topics Covered:
o Principles of ethical hacking
o Penetration testing methodologies and tools
o Conducting vulnerability assessments
o Reporting and remediation of findings
• Learning Objectives:
o Differentiate between ethical hacking and malicious hacking
o Conduct penetration tests using established methodologies
o Analyze and report findings, and recommend remediation steps