Cybersecurity Essentials At-A-Glance
Learn Cybersecurity Essentials Knowledge and Skills Cybersecurity leads media headline news – “New malware steals $4 million at U.S., Canada Banks”, “Hackers broke into hospitals despite software flaw warnings”, “Newer type of ransomware is harbinger of danger” (Source: Cisco 2016 Annual Security Report). Today, cybersecurity concerns everyone, from individuals to private business to country governments. Evolve your online safety knowledge; learn cybersecurity skills and choose a career in cybersecurity.
The Cybersecurity Essentials course covers foundational knowledge in all aspects of security in the cyber world, including information security, systems security, network security, mobile security, physical security, ethics and laws. It builds students’ skills in related technologies, procedures, defense and mitigation techniques used in protecting businesses.
Training a cybersecurity workforce is a national priority for most countries, with a demand for cybersecurity professionals projected to rise to six millions job openings globally by 2021. There are many opportunities for career growth in this field. As people become increasingly dependent on networks to store their personal, financial, and business data, there’s greater incentive for cyber criminals to steal, manipulate, and monetize that data. The world needs specialists to proactively defend and address these threats. Cybersecurity Essentials is delivered through the Cisco NetAcad.com learning environment. Students can enroll into the self-paced course to take at their own pace or find an academy where instructors enroll students into the course and teach the through the same process used for other Cisco Networking Academy ™ courses.