ICT CyberSecurity Essentials

Hours: 8 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $99.00

Course Overview:

The ICT CyberSecurity Essentials course focuses on fundamentals of personal online security and safety.

In this course, students will:

  • Define challenges and solutions of cybersecurity, including Internet and social media safety, cyber-ethics, and copyright issues
  • Learn about threats to computer systems and ways to secure their computers
  • Learn topics especially relevant to students, such as cyberbullying, sexting, online gaming, and risk mitigation for young or new users of online media

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Protecting Your Identity
  • Protect Your Identity and Your Privacy
Lesson 2: Safety Risks in Online Activities
  • Managing Online Risks
Lesson 3: Legal and Ethical Issues of Internet Content
  • Copyright and Fair Use
  • Citing Sources
Lesson 4: Protecting your Computer from Security Threats
  • Securing your Computer

All necessary course materials are included.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.