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Introduction to Cybersecurity 

With Billions of Devices Now Online, New Threats Pop-up Every Second


Today’s interconnected world makes everyone more susceptible to cyber-attacks. Whether you’re attracted to the relativity new world of cybersecurity as a professional, or just interested in protecting yourself online and in social media, this introductory course is the answer. It explores cyber trends, threats—along with the broader topic of cybersecurity in a way that will matter to YOU. For instance, you’ll learn how to protect your personal privacy online while gaining additional insight on the challenges companies, and governmental and educational institutions face today. No prerequisites required.

You'll Learn These Core Skills:

  • Learn what cybersecurity is and its potential impact to you.

  • Understand the most common threats, attacks and vulnerabilities.

  • Gain insights for how businesses protect their operations from attacks.

  • Find the latest job trends and why cybersecurity continues to grow.

Course Details


Application Deadline: Wednesday 30th June 2021

Course start date: Tuesday 6th July 2021

Course length - 12 weeks

Hours - This course includes 7 hours of contact hours per week. This will be divided between; Tuesdays 7pm-9pm, Thursdays 7pm – 9pm and three hours on a Saturday. In the interest of flexibility, the group will establish the Saturday contact hours.

Payment Schedule

Course fee (including certification) - £250*

50% deposit due Tuesday 6th July 2021**

50% remaining fee due Tuesday 3rd July 2021

One fully funded hardship space will be available to a low income individual. Please identify in your application if you would like to be considered for the hardship position.  

* Please note, this course is only available to low income individuals/families.

**Adaptable payment plans are available to support your needs

All successful applicants will be contacted by Friday 2nd July 2021

Do you still have some questions?

Join our FREE online Q&A with course leader

Mark Johnson for more information!

Date: Saturday 19th June 2021

Time: 12-1pm

Location: Zoom 

About course leader Mark Johnson

Mark is a former United Nations Security Specialist with demonstrated experience in Security Operations, Business Continuity, and Information Security Governance and Compliance. Distinguished for providing effective guidance and recommendations to strengthen the effectiveness of access security controls. Proven history of minimising internal/external cyber-attacks by executing threat scenarios, penetration tests, and security audits. Mark holds numerous technical certifications including ISO27001 Lead Auditor and is an active CISSP and member of The Security Institute in the United Kingdom. He is currently reading Cyber Security at Northumbria University and is an accredited Instructor on the Cisco Networking Academy Program. Expertise: CheckPoint Firewalls and Appliances, Intrusion Detection Systems, Network Infrastructure, Cloud Information Security, Project Management.

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