Introduction to Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity refers to the people, products, and processes that protect electronic data from those with malicious intent. This course introduces students to networking professionals who discuss the exciting and growing industry of cybersecurity. The course modules define cybersecurity, explain why it’s important, and introduce the products and processes used to secure data.


  • Malware and How to Protect Yourself
  • Overview of Cybersecurity in Finance and Telecommunications
  • Cisco Security Solutions
  • Defending Against Global Threats
  • Strategic and Architectural Cybersecurity Planning
  • Vulnerabilities and Solutions
  • Will Your Future Be in Cybersecurity?


  • Explain why cybersecurity is a growing profession
  • Explain the characteristics and operation of malware
  • Explain how hackers use unsuspecting individuals to propagate malware
  • Explain why cybersecurity is critical to the telecommunications industry
  • Explain Cisco’s approach to cybersecurity
  • Explain the characteristics of cyber warfare
  • Explain trends in the cyber threat landscape
  • Explain the framework of the Enterprise Security Architecture

Target Group:

  • Network and /or system administrators and operators
  • Network and service designers
  • Professional staff for technical support and customer service
  • Professional staff for technical sales and product marketing
  • Everyone who is planning a career in the field of ICT
Status:Closing date exceeded
Duration:15 hours
Tutor:Self Enrollment
Location: Fakulteta za elektrotehniko
Tržaška 25
1000 Ljubljana
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