Time to completeApprox. 6 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
About this course
Cybersecurity involves everyone and every entity — from you and your neighbors to organizations and companies to governments. It’s considered a fundamental necessity, and in this introduction to cybersecurity course, you’ll learn how to protect yourself and others from online attacks. This is a great starting point for anyone interested in learning cybersecurity but not sure where to start.
Syllabus2 lessons • 1 projects • 3 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
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- Personally, cyber security is an interesting course. Codecademy made it more interesting with how various concepts are detailed and explained. Thank you for kick starting my passion in Cyber Security. #Safe Digital EnvironmentVincent O.Verified Learner
- I appreciate the amount of references, links and simplicity of explanation which makes this course not just easy to understand but also engaging as well. Excellent course!K. H.Verified Learner
- This course is very informative to people who want to dip their toes or brush up on the building blocks of cyber security. Thoroughly easy to understand, full of resources to dive deeper and see how it works in today's world.Karl F.Verified Learner
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