Cyber Security Essentials



This training course has been designed to prepare anyone to become a cybersecurity professional. The content of this training course represents the essentials of Cybersecurity, and it is designed in the way that the capabilities learned by following this training course will be used to protect organizations and the society as a whole from areas of emerging threats. Throughout this training, you will gain a comprehensive knowledge on Cybersecurity based on the best practices, the relationship between Cybersecurity and other types of IT Securities, the identification of processes that are the most vulnerable to cyber-attacks, and so on. Participants will gain an insight into the fundamental Cybersecurity principles, Risk Management, Security Architecture and Controls, Incident Management, Cryptography and Operations Security, etc.

Program Objective

In this course, you will identify many of the common risks involved in using conventional end-user technology, as well as ways to use it safely, to protect yourself from those risks. You will:

  • Identify the need for security.
  • Secure devices like desktops, laptops, smartphones, and more.
  • Use the Internet securely.

Contents of the Program

After completion of the program students will able to learn the following:

Module 1: Identifying the Need for Security

  • Topic A: Identify Security Compliance Requirements
  • Topic B: Recognize Social Engineering

Module 2: Securing Devices

  • Topic A: Maintain Physical Security of Devices
  • Topic B: Use Passwords for Security
  • Topic C: Protect your Data
  • Topic D: Identify and Mitigate Viruses, Ransomware, and Other Malware
  • Topic E: Use Wireless Devices Securely

Module 3: Using the Internet Securely

  • Topic A: Browse the Web Safely
  • Topic B: Use Email Securely
  • Topic C: Use Social Networking Securely
  • Topic D: Use Cloud Services Securely

Teaching Methodology

The course will be taught using a mix of:

  • Class lectures
  • Group discussion
  • Mock exams


The duration of the course is 14 hours

Cost of the Program

The cost of the program is AED 299 plus 5% VAT


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