IBM SkillsBuild Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Programme Overview

Foundation Level - 4 weeks  -Self-paced & Instructor-Led

This foundational programme is designed for beginners who want to kickstart their career in cybersecurity. It provides learners with a basic understanding of cybersecurity concepts and its popular tools and encourages hands-on experience via labs and projects. Through this programme, learners will not only gain foundational knowledge but also valuable hands-on experience that will showcase their skills. Plus, they will earn a globally recognized digital credential and an IBM certificate. 

About This Programme

This programme aims to provide learners with a fundamental understanding of cybersecurity and its role in modern technology ecosystems. Plus, they will complete a real-world final project designed to showcase their newly acquired skills. 

Skills Acquired By Learners

  • Security basics
  • Introduction to cybersecurity
  • Cyber threats and attacks
  • Introduction to VPNs
  • Cyber tools
  • Technical scanning
  • And more...

Learning Outcomes

  • Have fundamental cybersecurity concepts, including threats, vulnerabilities, and risk management. 
  • Understand security techniques, including encryption, access control, intrusion detection, and incident response, to protect systems and data. 
  • Can analyse cyber threats, identify attack vectors, and implement effective defense mechanisms to safeguard against cyberattacks. 
  • Understand authentication methods and authorization mechanisms to control access to systems and data. 
  • Understand AI-assisted cybersecurity solutions and their application. 
  • Understand incident response and management, including assessing the scope 

Earn A Digital Credential and IBM Certificate

Upon successful completion of the programme, each learner earns an industry-recognized Cybersecurity Fundamentals Digital Credential verified by Credly and IBM Certificate.

Note: By registering for this programme, you acknowledge that SkillUp Online, a training delivery vendor of IBM SkillsBuild, will process your data and contact you in relation to your participation in this programme. Additionally, SkillUp Online may contact you regarding other IBM SkillsBuild educational activities. 

If you are interested in applying for this course please apply below.

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