Community Education Computer Society

Computer Literacy For All!

CECS was established in April 1985 - 31 years of ICT Education & Training

The organisation is not operational anymore since 2017

This website is only here for institutional memory

Learn how to protect yourself online and in social media while discovering careers in cybersecurity.


The Introduction to Cybersecurity course is online course which explores the broad topic of cybersecurity in a way that matters to you. Learn how to protect your personal data and privacy online and in social media, and why more and more IT jobs require cybersecurity awareness and understanding.

  • Learn what cybersecurity is and what it means for you personally and professionally.
  • Learn how to be safe online by understanding the most common threats, attacks and vulnerabilities.
  • Find out how businesses protect their operations from cyber attacks and why jobs are growing.
  • Study at your own pace and reinforce your understanding with activities and quizzes.
  • Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.

About This Course


Course Chapters

Chapter 1: The Need for Cybersecurity

  • Personal Data
  • Organisational Data
  • Attackers and Cybersecurity Professionals

Chapter 2: Attacks, Concepts and Techniques

  • Analyzing a Cyberattack
  • The Cybersecurity Landscape

Chapter 3: Protecting Your Data and Privacy

  • Protecting Your Data
  • Safeguarding Your Online Privacy

Chapter 4: Protecting the Organization

  • Firewalls
  • Behaviour Approach to Cybersecurity
  • Cisco's Approach to Cybersecurity

There a practical labs
Videos to demonstrate certain aspects

You can use your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop to access your course.

Course Administration Fee




Accreditation & Registration