Introduction to Cybersecurity

Price of course: $99.00
Estimated length: 5 hours
Access Time: 90 days
IACET CEUs: .5

Course Description

Globally, incidents of data breaches, identity thefts, and cybercrimes are on the rise, along with the explosive growth of online personal data and the expansion of computer networks. This course teaches the fundamental concepts of information security one will encounter in the cybersecurity field. This course will set the groundwork with basic vocabulary and then introduces concepts such as access controls, risk management, cyber attacks, and digital forensics. This course requires a basic understanding of IT concepts.


Learning Outcomes

  • Describe fundamental information security concepts
  • Discuss data breaches and hacker motivations
  • Identify different types of information access controls
  • Describe the importance of accountability and audits
  • Explain the technologies used to provide identification and authentication
  • Relate the role of risk and risk management in information technology
  • Describe different methods of cryptography
  • Define the elements of a business continuity and disaster recovery plan
  • Identify common access control attacks and countermeasures
  • Describe the steps involved in a digital forensics investigation

Key Features

  • Expert-supported
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Accessible
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Video content
  • Real-world case studies
  • Audio-enabled in app

Refund Policy

You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.


Notes

Estimated time to complete: 5 hours

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Project Management Institute, PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, Project Management Professional, PMP, Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional, PMI-RMP, the PMI Talent Triangle, and the PMI Talent Triangle logo are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Information in this course has been taken from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute Inc., 2017.

The following list outlines the PDUs you will earn for completing this course, based on the certification you have.

  • PMP®/PgMP®
    • Technical: 2
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 1.5
    • TOTAL: 5
  • PMI-RMP®
    • Technical: 2
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 1.5
    • TOTAL: 5
  • PMI-SP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 1.5
    • TOTAL: 3
  • PMI-ACP®
    • Technical: 2
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 1.5
    • TOTAL: 5
  • PfMP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 1.5
    • TOTAL: 3
  • PMI-PBA®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 1.5
    • TOTAL: 3