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About

Cyber resilience — the capacity to anticipate, respond, and recover from cyber attacks — is essential for modern organizations. This Cyber Security Foundations - Start Building Your Career in Cyber Defense course at FutureLearn will familiarize you with cyber security essentials to help protect your organization.

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Overview

You’ll learn why cyber security is important, studying real-life examples of malware attacks. You’ll also explore key defenses, such as ransomware protection and how to guard against social engineering attacks. This will be strengthened by best practices, such as password policy and mobile data security policy.

The last half of this Cyber Security Foundations - Start Building Your Career in Cyber Defense course at FutureLearn focuses on identity and access management. This will help you control access to sensitive information, to support data security and cyber resilience.

Key skills you will learn

  • Data protection
  • Virus recovery
  • Identity and access management
  • Cyber security
  • Data security
  • Malware protection
  • Ransomware protection
  • Virus protection
  • Building cyber resilience
  • IT security
  • IT management

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Cyber Security Foundations: Why Cyber Security is Important
  • Cyber Security Foundations: Common Malware Attacks and Defense Strategies
  • Cyber Security Foundations: Identity and Access Management
  • Cyber Security Foundations: Reinforcing Identity and Access Management
  • Audience

    This cyber security ExpertTrack is aimed at IT professionals who want to protect their organization from cyber attacks. If you want to understand why cyber security is important, and how to build cyber resilience, this ExpertTrack is for you.

    Key information

    Duration

    • Part-time
      • 4 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

    Language

    English

    Delivered

    Online

    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 ExpertTrack is designed for IT professionals who want to deepen their knowledge and understanding of cyber security . It would also suit those with oversight of IT teams or responsibility for data security.
    • Learners will benefit from having some professional experience within IT, but are not expected to be cyber security specialists. This ExpertTrack is designed as an introduction to cyber security.
    • There are no formal entry requirements.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      43 USD/module
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 43 USD per module during 4 months.
    • National

      43 USD/module
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 43 USD per module during 4 months.

    Tuition per month.

    Price range in different currencies: £36 / $39 / €36

    Funding

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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