This is a foundation-level course for individuals looking to get up to speed on Cybersecurity. For compliance reasons, as well as to get a general idea of the concepts, practices, and tools involved in practicing Cybersecurity, this course is an ideal starting point for you.
This cybersecurity training program focuses on forming information security habits and procedures that protect information resources; and teaches best practices for detecting, assessing, reporting, and addressing information security threats.
Compelling value propositions
In addition to the really well-structured yet not-too-overwhelming content structure, this course aims to alleviate some of the most common issues encountered in taking up online self-paced courses by
a) leveraging our pool of subject matter experts and instructors to answer every course-related question within one business day, and
b) committing to a course update frequency of at least 1 update every six months.
Please also note that this is a Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) certified course – FY 21-22 (#125). This basically means that if you are a Texas state and local government employee or contractor and Section 2054.5191 requires you to complete a certified training program, this course will help you fulfill that requirement.
This course covers the basics of Cybersecurity as applied in an enterprise setting. Among other things, it aims to make you cognizant of the following
- Best practices for cyber hygiene.
- Best practices for back-ups, including types, locations, frequency, testing, and protection.
- The Traffic Light Protocol (TLP) levels and how to follow TLP sharing guidance.
Included in the course
- 1 business day’s turn-around-time to resolve all your queries by our experts
- Updates to our course content every 6 months
- 2+ hours of video lectures
- A set of 50 questions to help you assess your knowledge gained from the course
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in understanding the basics of cybersecurity, and how information is created and needs to be protected within the network and cloud platforms.
What you’ll learn
To understand the definitions and foundational concepts
To understand the data and the information lifecycle process
To assess risk, attacks, and the impacts
To form information security habits and procedures that protect information resources
To follow best practices for detecting, assessing, reporting, and addressing information security threats
To maintain cyber hygiene and the means to support the availability of both the information system and the data within