Introduction to Cyber Security

was designed to help learners develop a deeper understanding of modern information and system protection technology and methods. The learning outcome is simple: We hope learners will develop a lifelong passion and appreciation for cyber security, which we are certain will help in future endeavors. Students, developers, managers, engineers, and even private citizens will benefit from this learning experience. Special customized interviews with industry partners were included to help connect the cyber security concepts to live business experiences. 

Modern life depends on online services, so having a better understanding of cybersecurity threats is vital. The course will improve your online safety in the context of the wider world, introducing concepts like malware, network security, cryptography, identity theft, and risk management. 

What you will achieve by the end of this course?

  • Explain basic cybersecurity terminology; have skills for keeping up to date on cybersecurity issues, and be able to identify information assets
  • Describe basic authentication mechanisms; have skills to improve their password security, and be aware of alternative authentication methods 
  • Demonstrate understanding of firewalls, virtual private networks, and network intrusion detection and prevention technologies. 
  • Apply basic risk analysis and management techniques. 

Why you should choose this course?

  • Threats to cybersecurity are some of the biggest issues we face in modern times.  We rely more on technology but it is increasingly threatened, and the impact of cybersecurity attacks can be devastating. 
  • This Introduction to Cyber Security short course will teach you what can go wrong and the solutions and actions to mitigate the risk. 
  • Taught over 5 weeks, this invaluable short course is not intended solely for programmers, but anyone responsible for IT in their organization. 

Who is this course for? 

  • The course does not assume any prior knowledge of computer security and can be enjoyed by anyone interested in improving the security of their digital information, whether at home or at work. 

What are cybersecurity services?

Cyber security refers to the body of technologies, processes, and practices designed to protect networks, devices, programs, and data from attack, damage, or unauthorized access. Cyber security may also be referred to as information technology security

Is Cyber Security hard? 

Even though a job in cybersecurity can be highly rewarding and satisfying, it can also be very challenging and stressful. Understanding some of the job responsibilities, as well as the characteristics and personality traits of these jobs, may help you decide if a career in cybersecurity is right for you. 

What skills are needed for cyber security? 

The Top Skills Required for Cybersecurity Jobs 

  • Problem-Solving Skills. …  
  •  Technical Aptitude. … 
  • Knowledge of Security Across Various Platforms. … 
  • Attention to Detail. … 
  • Communication Skills. …  
  •  Fundamental Computer Forensics Skills. … 
  • A Desire to Learn. … 
  • An Understanding of Hacking

What you will learn

  • Apply a security mindset while remaining ethical. 
  •  Implement security design principles. 
  •  Explain the core concepts of access control. 
  •  Implement reference monitors. 
  •  Apply security policies that are commonly used in modern operating systems. 
  •  Analyze the security of a basic security system. 
  •  Explain virtualization and the impact on security and efficiency.
  • 8. Think and work like an ethical penetration tester, implementing a repeatable and mature methodology that is tailored for each assessment
  • With a given target, successfully identify vulnerabilities, score their risk, and explain mitigations. 
  • Responsibly disclose findings in a professional report that can be used to recreate the exploit, explain the impact to the target, and prioritize each finding. 
  • Enumerate target hosts, domains, exposures, and attack surface. 
  • Identify flaws and vulnerabilities in applications, websites, networks, systems, protocols, and configurations using both manual techniques and assistive tools. 
  •  Reverse engineer compiled applications to discover exploitable weaknesses. 
  • Write new exploits to test various types of vulnerabilities on clients, against servers, and to escalate privileges. 
  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of secure network design. 
  • Understand the issues involved with providing secure networks. 
  • Analyze underlying cryptography required for secure communications, authorization and authorization. 
  • Enumerate the issues involved with providing secure networks. 

On this course, guided by LCPS, you’ll learn how to recognize online security threats that could harm you and explore the steps you can take to minimize your risk. 

The online version of this course covers the same content as the on-campus version, while still offering you the same high level of professional tutor support. The only difference is that you can study when, where and how you want, over a variety of different course lengths. 

Course overview 

The Cyber Security Fundamentals short course aims to familiarize you with fundamental practices found within the cybers security domains of networking, security engineering, risk management, incident response, governance control and legal practicalities. 

Strong computer literacy is required as this short course is aimed at beginners to cyber security principles, not beginners to IT, who have an understanding of either networking or programming in either a Windows or Linux environment. 

The London College of Professional Studies delivers courses in a predominantly online mode but has run blended learning courses at times. All of which lead to internationally recognized courses being achieved. 

Our own educational aspirations are achieved by the provision of courses from some of the most progressive awarding body’s in the UK and by some of the UK’s best universities. Our diligence and dedication mean that we can provide you with some outstanding education and training. Together, our hard work and diligence means that you have a qualification that is well recognized and widely regarded. This facilitates career progression and additional benefits will accrue; like a better salary, more security and you will be appreciated by your employers more who will value your educational attainment. 

LCPS can provide you with a wide variety of vocational courses, that you can study in any one of three modes and offer you the opportunity to pay in a manner that you are comfortable with. Flexibility is one thing that we understand, and we can offer this to you alwaysVisit:

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