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Cyber security refers to the process of protecting computer systems and digital information from unauthorized access, theft and other unethical activities. Computer defense, on the other hand is the process of taking appropriate precautions in order to prevent computer systems and networks from being attacked. Both of these concepts have become very important in this digital era. Failure to implement both these concepts within organizations would cost millions and put the reputation and confidential information of the organizations at risk. Therefore, organizations have to ensure these two concepts are incorporated properly within their systems and networks.

Organizations around the globe have started to realize the importance of cyber security and dedicate their time towards creating a strong cyber security team within their organizations. There are currently over a million Cyber Security job openings global and the demand is greatly outpacing supply. A career in cyber security is the ideal one for you, if you like challenges, room for progression and a higher salary in your profession. This course is for beginners and IT pros looking to get certified and land an entry level Cyber Security position. This CompTIA security + Certification prep training course will prepare you for the Security + Certification exam by teaching you about real-world cyber threats and defenses. The Security+ exam (SY0-501) covers six domains, and this course helps you understand all of them.

Why consider learning at study 365?

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments.

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning outcomes

Network Security Domain
Compliance and Operational Security Domain
Threats and Vulnerabilities Domain
Applications, Data and Host Security Domain
Access Control and Identity Management Domain
Cryptography Domain

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this course aimed at?

IT students
Job seekers
IT and cyber professionals

Entry requirements

Learners must be age 16 or over and
Should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
Should have an interest in cyber security and defense

Additional entry requirements

Learners must be age 16 or over and Should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT. Should have an interest in cyber security and defense

Awarding body


Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

Course info


Non-accredited external qualification


UK qualification

This course is offered to anyone in the world, but its qualification is only relevant in this country.

Study Hours:

Variable - to suit the learner


Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

Virtual help:

No attendance for this course

Course type:

Online course

Total time for completion:

No time limit

per course

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