Cyber Explained: Bootcamp

Argent ConsultingThe Cyber Explained series is a set of courses intended to introduce students to the basic principles and issues of Cyberspace today. The Cyber Explained Bootcamp is the first course in the set, intended to give students a solid foundation of knowledge from which to build on. 

The Bootcamp course is a one day event that covers the absolute basics of internet communication, and explains the bare necessities of personal online security. This course is intended for people lacking technical knowledge, but who need to gain understanding of Internet technology, cyberspace, cyber security or related areas so that they can grasp the various concepts and issues without getting too technical.

Every class will start out with a brief moment to gauge the general level of knowledge of the class so that optimal knowledge transfer can be achieved. Emphasis on certain aspects such as Legal, Policy or Security Awareness can be given to make the course more relevant of students working in a particular field. The following topics are covered:

  • Understanding how computers communicate with each other on the internet;
  • Understanding how the Internet works (websites, domain names etc);
  • Understanding who runs the Internet, and what political power these parties can wield on the world stage;
  • How wireless internet works, and what you should pay attention to;
  • Why you need to become aware of security, and what its impact is on your life;
  • What malware is, what types there are and what it does;
  • How to defend yourself, your system and your information against cybercriminals;
  • How cryptography works and what you can do with it;

Course Logistics:
This course is given on location by Don Eijndhoven, a highly experienced and internationally operating Cyber Technologist and public speaker on the areas of Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare. The course can be given in both the Dutch and English language, at a location of your choice. Minimum number of students per class is 10 students, with a maximum of 25. Contact our Sales department for more information.

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