Computers—and devices such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones—that are linked together are part of a network. In this critical Level 1 course, participants become Cybersecurity Investigators and learn about networks, protocols, passwords, encryption, malware, updates, ciphers, and safety. This is a perfect first course or complement to any other another Level 1 or Level 2course.
This course teaches the basics of cybersecurity and how computers communicate. Participants will learn how to protect their online identity and stay safe while browsing, shopping, or playing online. Last but not least, participant gain exposure to how computers use codes to communicate and how to spot cybercrime.