Cisco_Cyber Security Essentials


This is a Skills for ALL course designed to empower individuals with skills required as a must in todays digital world.

This course covers essential knowledge for all cybersecurity domains including information security, systems security, network security, ethics and laws, and defence and mitigation techniques used in protecting businesses. It develops a foundational understanding of cybercrime, security principles, technologies, and procedures
used to defend networks.

Core Skills:
- 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 real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.

This course is intended for people who want to learn about security principles to defend their networks.

This course is at an intermediate level.

The course is offered in partnership with Cisco Networking Academy.

For organisations that wish to pay the student fees for this course and are unable to pay by credit card via the website, please contact the Short Course team via email on to organise a Third Party Payment invoice.

  • Cisco_Introduction to Cyber Security OR Equivalent work experience
  • Course Recognitions:
    Student may complete ONE final theory exam to obtain a Certificate of Completion and a Digital Badge

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.



Class Times
Online (self-paced) - up to 3 months in duration.
Accepting enrolments until 1 July 2024.

Please Note - This course commences from 22 January 2024. You will receive further information from lecturer after this date.
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible



$204.00 GST inc

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