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Computer Security Essentials

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Do you wonder whether or not your computer is secure? Do you fear that someone might be looking through your files, copying, altering and erasing them? Do you feel that someone might be monitoring your every move on cyberspace? Not anymore!This course will provide a broad overview of cyber security concepts and practices. This Computer Security Essentials course provides students with an insight into topics like general information technology, network security, computer scripting and programming and data management.

Who is the course for?

  • Computer users
  • Anyone with an interest in cyber security

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.
  • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

This course would be beneficial for the following careers:

  • Computer security specialists
  • Software developers
  • Professional practice working for educational, political or governmental organisations.
  • Higher information technology-related degree.

Course Curriculum

Computer Security Essentials
Computer Security Crackdown 00:30:00
Keep Your Security Software Updated 00:15:00
Implementing A Firewall 00:30:00
Antivirus and Antispyware 00:15:00
Protect Home Networks 00:15:00
Conclusion 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Computer Security Essentials 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Computer Security Essentials 00:20:00

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