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Cyber Security Operations (Cisco CCNA) Microcredential


3 months
859 USD/full
859 USD/full
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Upskill in cyber security operations and enhance your working knowledge of Cyber Security Operations (Cisco CCNA) Microcredential  at The Open University by FutureLearn.


Develop professional skills to respond to and prevent cyberattacks and crimes

Cyber security is rapidly evolving, and professionals must keep up-to-date with the complexities of different cyber threats, as well as the different technologies under attack.

On this Cyber Security Operations (Cisco CCNA) Microcredential at The Open University by FutureLearn, you’ll learn how cyber security professionals respond to an imminent, active or recent cyber threat. You’ll explore how to go about resolving attacks and how to complete legal investigations of any potential cybercrime.

You’ll develop skills in this exciting area using up-to-date experience from the internationally recognised Cisco CCNA Cyber Security operations certification.

What skills will you learn?

  • Network concepts
  • Security concepts
  • Cryptography
  • Host-based security analysis
  • Security monitoring
  • Attack methods
  • Endpoint threat analysis and computer forensics
  • Network intrusion analysis
  • Incident response
  • Data and event analysis
  • Incident handling

Programme Structure

What is a microcredential?

Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.


  • Cyber Security Operations (Cisco CCNA)

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines




15 alternative credits

Microcredentials with credit are designed to be transferable. You can use the credit as one of the credentials listed on your application form for any university or course, and you can include it on your CV when you apply for a job.



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This microcredential is for anyone who wants to master the many skills required for a career in cyber security, but it’s recommended that you have a good general understanding of computer technology and a technical experience from a computing, IT or industry qualification.
  • However, all required skills and foundational knowledge are covered within this microcredential.
  • Please note it is essential that you are able to access a device capable of running a virtual machine.
  • All teaching is in English, and your proficiency in the language needs to be adequate for postgraduate study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    859 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 859 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    859 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 859 USD for the full programme during 3 months.


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