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E-Learning: Introduction to Cybersecurity (GK4277-LP)

  • Price: £195.00
  • Code: GK4277-LP
  • Days Access: 90 days


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This is a self-paced GK Digital Learning product. GK Digital learning products are created by world-class production and instructional design teams to deliver an experience that feels more like a classroom than traditional e-learning with hands-on activities for real-world results. In addition to high quality video content and hands-on labs you will have access to subject matter experts to ask questions for feedback and support.

In this course, you will discover the importance of cybersecurity in information technology. The objective is to understand cyber-attacks and the techniques used to take control of an unsecure system. This course also presents the defensive measures security teams can take to prevent attacks, and provides an overview of the malicious software types used in computer networks.

Target Audience:

  • IT professionals who are interested in learning the main principles of cybersecurity and computer-based attacks
  • Team leaders and managers interested in understanding the terminology and possibilities in cybersecurity
  • System administrators requested to integrate security components in their networks
  • Individuals that would like to get a better understanding of cybersecurity fundamentals acquired previously
  • Consultants looking for solutions in security assessments for organizations



After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Definie Security
  • Understand The CIA triad
  • Explain Security terminology
  • Understand the Risks
  • Recognise Security vs. usability


  • Network Components
  • Resource Discovery and Tools
  • Attack Vectors
  • Port Scanning
  • Vulnerabilities
  • Ports and Vulnerability Scanners
  • Privilege Escalation
  • Malware Types
  • Protection Mechanisms and Countermeasures



Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of networking terminology and applications, intranet and internet services, protocols, ports, as well as networking and security devices
  • Basic knowledge in installation of security software, such as antivirus or firewalls, and general understanding of operating systems functionalities (Windows and Linux)
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