Computer Security Essentials

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About the course

Computer users
Anyone with an interest in cyber security

Do you wonder whether or not your computer is secure? Do you fear that someone might be looking through your files, copying, altering and erasing them? Do you feel that someone might be monitoring your every move on cyberspace? Not anymore!This course will provide a broad overview of cyber security concepts and practices. This Computer Security Essentials course provides students with an insight into topics like general information technology, network security, computer scripting and programming and data management.

At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.

After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.
PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.

This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

This course would be beneficial for the following careers:

Computer security specialists
Software developers
Professional practice working for educational, political or governmental organisations.
Higher information technology-related degree.

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