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Introduction to Cyber Security Online

The Introduction to Cyber Security course will provide you with a comprehensive foundation in the basic principles and concepts of cyber security. Our training course teaches you how to spot vulnerabilities, defend yourself against attacks, and immediately respond to emergencies.

Course overview

About the course

This training course will introduce you to the fundamental principles and concepts of cyber security, and will teach you how to design, develop and manage an information security programme. You will also learn about new threats you could face, such as social engineering attacks, how to reduce their impact on organisational security, and how to perform business impact analysis and carry out disaster recovery testing.


4–8 hours of high-quality e-learning content

The Introduction to Cyber Security course will give you a broad understanding of the principles and concepts of cyber security. And by the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Reduce the risk of exploitation by identifying and analysing software vulnerabilities, and determining security solutions
  • Analyse suitable types of control to counteract a variety of different threats
  • Understand and implement risk management processes and risk treatment methods, as well as key risk and performance indicators
  • Create and manage an information security programme
  • Fight off social engineering attacks such as malware, spyware, ransomware, adware, phishing and Bluetooth attacks

This course includes the following modules:

  • Course introduction
  • Cybersecurity fundamentals
  • Enterprise architecture and components
  • Information system governance and risk assessment
  • Incident management

The Introduction to Cyber Security course is offered by Simplilearn, a partner of ILX Group.


Industry examples and case studies.

Duration of access

12 months online access to accredited e-learning

There is no exam with this course. However, in order to receive a course completion certificate, you will need to:

  • Complete the entire course
  • Complete the course-end assessment with a minimum score of 80%