This introductory course to cyber security is all about the simple and approachable basics of a huge and complicated industry: cyber security. With a focus on eventually landing a job in the cybersecurity field, this course covers technologies, concepts, jobs, and threats to businesses in the digital world.
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Intro to Cybersecurity FAQs: Cost, Training, Value
This course is great for practically everyone with questions about cyber security. That means it's a good resource for students who want to eventually get a really good job in IT or cybersecurity, but also for non-technical professionals who don't really understand what a VPN or a firewall even is.
No, a strength of this introductory cyber security course is that it's not designed to help learners pass an exam or prepare for any particular certification. The field of cybersecurity is massive, and this course introduces all the different vendors, technologies and companies that make it possible – not just one.
As you take this introductory cyber security course, you might find that you like the broad approach to learning cybersecurity. If you want to pursue a certification that's also vendor-agnostic and respected by the entire IT community, the Security+ from CompTIA is a good place to start.
You should take this introductory cyber security training because it's fast and easy and the alternative is making really bad choices while online and on your network. This course doesn't go into the weeds on anything – it just explains the most important security concepts for users of technology today.