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Cyber Security in the GC for Non-IT Employees (I225)


Type: Online
Duration: 07:30 hours
Status: Active

Knowing the basics about cyber security is beneficial to all government employees, especially for those who work with or support IT security professionals. This course for non-IT specialists provides an introduction to the basic cyber security terms, concepts and processes, as well as the government policies respecting information technology (IT) and cyber security. Through a mix of lectures, discussions, examples and group activities, participants will explore essential cyber security topics in a forum designed for non-technical learners.

Topics include:

  • reviewing Government of Canada IT security policies
  • defining basic cyber security terms and concepts
  • outlining the steps of different cyber security processes
  • understanding the threat context and common vulnerabilities


This course was designed by the Cyber Centre Learning Hub at the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security. The course has a cost of $600, which is payable through the Cyber Centre Learning Hub.

Upon request, this course can be tailored for groups to fit specific professional, business or departmental learning objectives.

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More about this course
  • Topics: Information technologies; Security
  • Community: Employees; Managers; Supervisors
  • Business line: Digital Academy
  • Provider: Government of Canada

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