Cybercrime in the Digital World

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Cybercrime in the Digital World


The development of computing technology has proven to be one of the most significant milestones in humankind’s history. While in the early inceptions the knowledge and expertise regarding this technology were limited, the commercial release of the internet provided new means of utilization for users worldwide, and would, later on, be credited with the creation of cyberspace. With organizations and institutions benefiting from the excessive features of networked technology, malicious entities have sought to leverage the heavy reliance placed on these technologies to their benefit. In this online course, the students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the spectrum of cybercrime and its implications in the modern digital environment.

Cybercrime in the Digital World online course is designed to help students develop a comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms, approaches, strategies, and implications behind the cybercrime phenomenon. Moreover, in this online course, the students will learn about the most important elements related to cybercrime, its contributors, and the security approaches and mechanisms that can be utilized for successfully battling cybercrime. Furthermore, business enterprises operating in the digital era must become fully aware of the risks and threats that their organization is exposed to, and develop response capabilities to survive the expanding risks of cybercrime.

Learning Objectives:

Upon the successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts associated with cybercrime for societies and industries on a global scale.
  • Develop sufficient awareness on the most common means of cybercrime and the response mechanisms necessary to combat it.
  • Integrate the industrial knowledge and expertise for successfully developing defense mechanisms to satisfy the needs of the modern digital environment.
  • Develop strategies and approaches that will enable you to become a competent cybercrime solution provider for organizations.

Course Modules & Duration:

The Cybercrime in the Digital World online course is projected to take 7 (seven) hours to complete – including the final quiz.

Module 1: The Interconnected World1 hour
Module 2: Fundamentals of Cybercrime1 hour
Module 3: The Importance of Cybersecurity1 hour
Module 4: The State of Cybercrime1 hour
Module 5: Best Practices for Staying Safe1 hour
Module 6: Security Implications for Organizations1 hour
Final Quiz: A quiz that consists of 20 questions (Passing score 60%)1 hour


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 Cybercrime in the Digital World 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 Cybercrime in the Digital World online course. If you have any further question or require further support, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Stephane Nappo

“One of the main cyber-risks is to think they don’t exist. The other is to try to treat all potential risks. Fix the basics, protect first what matters for your business and be ready to react properly to pertinent threats.

Stephane Nappo