Introduction to Cybersecurity
Learn about the fast-growing field of cybersecurity and how to protect your data and information from digital attacks.
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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
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Meet the creator of the course
Sarai is the Computer Science Domain Manager at Codecademy. Sarai has a B.S. in Symbolic Systems with a Human Computer Interaction Concentration from Stanford University. While much of her technical knowledge comes from the courses she took in college, she learned Python from Codecademy!
Sarai FernandezComputer Science Domain Manager at Codecademy
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- Excellent course for anybody who is interested in cybersecurity but doesn't know which area to explore.Hugo M.Verified Learner
- Great knowledge about cybersecurity in general with some good in-depth areas and a lot of links to articles about different topics further knowledge if you desire to know more about the topic you're reading about at that point.Tyler A.Verified Learner
- This was such a wonderful, simplified introduction to cybersecurity. Granted the content itself is very complex and does require consistent exposure and education, this was written in a concise manner that was mostly easy to follow.Brandon J.Verified Learner
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