Certificate Program: Cybersecurity Essentials

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Certificate Program: Cybersecurity Essentials


The Certificate Program: Cybersecurity Essentials is the perfect online course for anyone who needs to gain a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity as it provides students with the underlying security concepts at both the personal and decision-making level. Besides, the course aims to strengthen your digital security capabilities by integrating the theoretical and practical concepts necessary for your organization to enhance security capabilities.

In this online course, you will learn about the risks and methods of securing data and information against online theft. Particular emphasis will be placed on best practices to protect software, systems, and devices from damage or unauthorized access and maintain the proper functioning of computer systems by avoiding errors and service obstructions.

The Certificate Program: Cybersecurity Essentials is specifically designed to ensure that the skills acquired in this training are used to protect organizations and society from emerging IT risks and threats. This online course offers students a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity fundamentals and covers the general security concepts involved in maintaining a secure networked computing environment. In this online course, students will learn about the nature and scope of today’s cybersecurity challenges, network defense strategies, and the implementation of cybersecurity practices that will help them become proficient at mitigating cybersecurity risks and threats.

Learning Objectives:

Upon the successful completion of the course, the student will become familiar with the essential concepts of cybersecurity and be able to:

  • Understand the essential theoretical and practical aspects of cybersecurity.
  • Distinguish the types of malicious software and understand their associated risks.
  • Distinguish the types of cybersecurity breaches and understand their associated risks.
  • Learn how to thoroughly analyze the organizational needs for cybersecurity.
  • Understand the components and actors of cybersecurity and the best practices to avoid the risks.
  • Comprehend the fundamental concepts of cybersecurity solutions and implement them for safeguarding your digital assets.
  • Implement appropriate procedures for data confidentiality and availability.

Course Modules & Duration:

The Certificate Program: Cybersecurity Essentials online course is equivalent to 5 hours to complete – including the Final Quiz.

Module 1: Cybersecurity Fundamentals10 minutes
Module 2: Types of Malware10 minutes
Module 3: Cybersecurity Breaches10 minutes
Module 4: Types of Cyber Attacks15 minutes
Module 5: Prevention Tips15 minutes
Module 6: Mobile Protection15 minutes
Module 7: Social Network Security15 minutes
Module 8: Prevention Software15 minutes
Module 9: Critical Cyber Threats15 minutes
Module 10: Defense Against Hackers15 minutes
Module 11: Cryptography and Operations Security20 minutes
Module 12: Cloud Security20 minutes
Module 13: Data Protection and Security20 minutes
Module 14: Communications and Network Security15 minutes
Final Quiz: A quiz that consists of 30 questions (Passing score 60%)35 minutes


As soon as you finish the online course, you can download your Certificate of Achievement. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your Certificate of Achievement includes the online course you have studied, your name, the date of completion, and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

Navigation Guide:

The Certificate Program: Cybersecurity Essentials online course is divided into manageable modules and topics. Go through these modules at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the online course. We use images, written information, diagrams, and other resources to help you get to know the content without any problems. This online course is designed to progress without any assistance, but our support staff can be contacted if you need us.

Follow this link to download the: Navigation Guide for Certificate Program: Cybersecurity Essentials online course. If you have any further question or require further support, please do not hesitate to contact us at operations@cunitech.ca

“At the end of the day, the goals are simple: Safety and security." - Jodi Rell

“At the end of the day, the goals are simple: Safety and security.” 

Jodi Rell