Introduction to Cybersecurity


Date: On request

Type: e-learning

Category: IT security/Networks

Language: English

City: Online

Training Description:

This course serves as an introduction to the exciting field of cybersecurity.

As our daily lives become more and more dependent on Internet-based tools and services, and as those platforms accumulate more of our most sensitive data, the demand grows for experts in the field of cybersecurity.

In this course, you will gain an overview of the cybersecurity landscape as well as national (USA) and international perspectives on the field. We will cover the legal environment that impacts cybersecurity as well as predominant threat actors.

What's included  Upgrade  $99 USD

An introduction to cybersecurity, ideal for learners who are curious about the world of Internet security and who want to be literate in the field.

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Define and use key terms and concepts in the field of cybersecurity;
  • Identify and distinguish threat actors and their motivations;
  • Match appropriate types of controls to the actions of different threat actors;
  • Describe the differences and interactions among international agencies related to cybersecurity;
  • Describe at least two potential legal challenges to cybersecurity in your country.

Additional information

Before You Start


Curiosity and interest in cybersecurity

Course Format

  • Self-Paced: course contains assignments without due dates. You can progress through the course at your own speed.
  • Course ends: Jun 30, 2019



University of Washington

Barbara Endicott-Popovsky

Director, Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity

University of Washington


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