Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Course Description

Introduction to Cybersecurity gives learners a foundational understanding of cybersecurity concepts and the importance of cybersecurity in various settings. IT and OT Systems and Networks further expand this knowledge by exploring the critical differences between and convergence between Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT). This is essential for understanding the broader scope of cybersecurity. Finally, IP Addressing provides essential knowledge on how IP addresses are structured and used in networks.

Who Will Benefit

This course is ideal for individuals who are new to cybersecurity, including IT professionals, managers, and administrative staff. It suits those seeking foundational knowledge in cybersecurity principles, practices, and threats. The course benefits professionals aiming to understand the basics of securing information and network systems.

Course Syllabus

1-course syllabus

Cybersecurity Fundamentals

2-course syllabus

Introduction to Cybersecurity

3-course syllabus

IT and OT Systems and Networks

4-course syllabus

IP Addressing

5-course syllabus

Cybersecurity Fundamentals Assessment and Summary


Skills Development

Cybersecurity strategies

Infrastructure Security


Network Architecture

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security

Network Security

Additional Information

Automation Competency Model
5.6 Industrial Automation & Control Systems Cybersecurity
Software Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Microsoft 8 (or higher version)
Supported Mobile Operating Systems: iOS 11 (or higher version), Android 7.0 (or higher version)
Supported Desktop Browsers: Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari
Browser settings: JavaScript, Cookies, and Local Storage must be enabled + TLS Version 1.2
Average Completion Time 1h 15m
Time to Complete
90 days from first access
Competency Level(s) Beginner
Certificate of Completion

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