Cisco Cyber Security Essentials

A single breach can have huge consequences for a company, hurting the bottom line and causing disruption in the daily lives of millions of people. That is why the demand for security professionals continues to grow. Get onboard—and develop an understanding of cybercrime, security principles, technologies, and procedures used to defend networks.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10963
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Computing/Software Engineering/Networking

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Online
04/09/2023
Day: Wednesday
Time: 18:00-21:30
Course Overview

You will gain knowledge in the following aspects of Cyber security:

  • Understand security controls for networks, servers and applications
  • Learn valuable security principals and how to develop compliant policies
  • Implement proper procedures for data confidentiality and availability.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using Cisco Packet Tracer.

A mix of practical techniques using the Cisco Packet Tracer and theoretical approaches to cyber security.

Cisco Cyber Security Essentials


You have sound IT knowledge, and basic understanding of the basics surrounding Cyber Security.

A mix of practical techniques using the Cisco Packet Tracer and theoretical approaches to cyber security.

Learning techniques using the Cisco Packet Tracer and theoretical approaches to cyber security.

This course will be online sessions.

You will be able to progress along the Cybersecurity Pathway eg. Cyber Ops, Cloud Security, Network Security or IoT Security.

Your own laptop and sound IT knowledge, and an understanding of the basics surrounding Cyber Security.

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Online
04/09/2023
Day: Wednesday
Time: 18:00-21:30

Enquiries Information

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Available Sessions

Business Services Course

Funding may be available for this course, please contact us on BusinessServices@serc.ac.uk to discuss if you are eligible. Additional sessions may be available for this course throughout the year. Please contact us to discuss a start date that would be suitable for you.

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FE
Cisco Cyber Security Essentials
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Online

04/09/2023
Day: Wednesday

Time: 18:00-21:30

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Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

The course is offered free under SKILL UP if you meet the following criteria:

  • over 18 years of age;
  • eligible to work in Northern Ireland;
  • ‘settled’ in Northern Ireland, and has been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least three years;
  • or is a person who has indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK

 

  • Participants should be best placed to achieve the qualification therefore they should undertake no more than two Flexible Skills Fund courses at any one time.
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