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.
- 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.