Certificate in Cyber Security

Empower yourself with the Certificate in Cyber Security. This course is not just another academic exercise; it's a comprehensive toolkit designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to defend against cyber attacks and secure digital assets and information. It covers everything from understanding the nitty-gritty of vulnerability assessments to mastering the art of cryptography.
Course Provider
The Learning Group
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

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Upfront (with a discount) or an interest-free weekly payment plan starting from $25 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Self-paced. Approximately 200 hours to complete the course, which has 2 key modules made up of 22 subjects.
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.
Career Outcomes

This course is aimed at people interested in working in:

  • Network Security
  • Network Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Information & Data Security 
  • Small Business Management
Course Modules

Module 1: Cyber Security VIT103

  • Introduction to Cyber Security and cyber attacks/defences
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Securing Facilities and Networks
  • Securing Your Online Digital Footprint
  • Internet Security and Digital Certificates
  • Wireless Network Vulnerabilities, Attacks and Security
  • Firewalls, IDS and IPS
  • Cryptography
  • Access Control and Authentication
  • Cyber attack Disaster Recovery strategies
  • Ongoing Security Management

Digital literacy is essential in today's world. Learn about the traces we leave online, how to improve your digital privacy, and potential threats. This course introduces the concept of Cyber Security, explains various types of threats available resulting in cyber attacks, and develops your understanding of the defence mechanisms available.

Module 2: Information Security BIT203

  • Introduction to Information Security
  • Information Security Ethics
  • Data Integrity and Backing up
  • Vulnerabilities of Operating Systems and Information Systems
  • Risk Management
  • Information Security Technologies, Developments and Initiatives
  • Physical Security
  • Developing a security Policy
  • Implementing and Revising A Security Policy
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Information Security Maintenance

Gain a comprehensive understanding of how to keep your computer and data secure. You'll start by learning the basics of security concepts, including types of threats and vulnerability assessments. The course will guide you through various security technologies like VPNs and firewalls, as well as risk management strategies. You'll also delve into the ethical and legal issues facing IT professionals. By the end, you'll be well-equipped to protect both individual and corporate data from various forms of misuse.

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • A certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days a week.
Who Will This Course Interest?

This course is a beginner-level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills that can grow with experience and further study. Information Technology is a competitive field, and this course will help you develop and strengthen your skills and knowledge to become more successful in cybersecurity or a similar role and ensure you stand out from the competitors. Learning the basics of effective cyber security processes, while understanding information security when dealing with different kinds of cyber attacks, malware and cyber threats are broad skills that can be useful and implemented in several cyber security roles.

Student Support

You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support advisor, mentor and course consultants, who are available 5 days per week.

Assessments

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving on to the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

Summary

Are you aware of the digital footprints you leave behind every time you go online? Do you know how vulnerable your personal and organisational data can be to cyber threats? If these questions make you pause, it’s time to empower yourself with the Certificate in Cyber Security. This course is not just another academic exercise, it’s a comprehensive toolkit designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to defend against cyber attacks and secure digital assets and information. This course covers everything from understanding the nitty-gritty of vulnerability assessments to mastering the art of cryptography.

Course Outline

Unlock the Vault to Your Digital Fortress: Understand the Art of Cyber Security

The course is divided into two robust parts that offer a 360-degree view of cybersecurity. Part 1 delves deep into securing your online digital footprint, wireless network vulnerabilities, and ongoing security management. You’ll also learn about firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and access control mechanisms. Part 2 takes you through the ethical dimensions of information security, risk management, and the importance of developing and implementing security policies. It’s not just about understanding the threats but proactively setting up defences to counteract them.

The digital landscape is ever-changing, and so are the threats that come with it. This course prepares you for real-world challenges by teaching you how to assess and minimise vulnerabilities in various scenarios. You’ll learn to conduct vulnerability assessments, secure facilities, and networks, and develop disaster recovery strategies. It’s a comprehensive guide to becoming a digital fortress.

Upon completion, you’ll be well-equipped to take on roles such in cyber security, information technology, network security and much more. In a world where information is power, this course is your stepping stone to becoming a guardian of that power. Don’t just be another IT professional; be the one who stands out with specialised skills in cybersecurity. Secure your future today with the Certificate in Cyber Security.

Module 1: Cyber Security (100 hours)

Digital literacy is essential in today’s world. Learn about the traces we leave online, how to improve your digital privacy, and potential threats. This course introduces the concept of Cyber Security, explains various types of threats available resulting in cyber attacks, and develops your understanding of the defence mechanisms available.

Module 2: Information Security (100 hours)

Gain a comprehensive understanding of how to keep your computer and data secure. You’ll start by learning the basics of security concepts, including types of threats and vulnerability assessments. The course will guide you through various security technologies like VPNs and firewalls, as well as risk management strategies. You’ll also delve into the ethical and legal issues facing IT professionals. By the end, you’ll be well-equipped to protect both individual and corporate data from various forms of misuse.

Assessment

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

The Learning Group is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week. The pathway to success looks different for everyone. As a Learning Group student, you will have the opportunity to further study with their well-rounded study program with industry associations and partnerships to deliver personal development and career success. Plus, they partner with industry leading education providers, so you can unlock access to LinkedIn Learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of Australian online education courses, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. Their student-first approach ensures you can study at your own pace, balancing work and education. With industry partnerships and LinkedIn Learning access, these courses support career advancement and personal development, making it ideal for those looking to enhance their skills or pivot to new careers entirely, all through online study.
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