National Cybersecurity Institute Offers Free Course for Technology Professionals

National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College is offering a free, non-credit, 8-week online, self-paced, introductory course in cybersecurity entitled: Cybersecurity for Engineering Technology Professionals. Registration for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) opened on September 1. The course begins on September 15.

According to NCI, the course will provide an overview of the evolving field of cybersecurity, with an introduction to standards and law. Participants will learn about common cyber-attacks and the techniques for identifying, detecting, and defending against cybersecurity threats. They will also gain a basic understanding of personal, physical, network, web, and wireless security, as well as a foundation for more advanced study of cybersecurity.

The non-credit training program is geared for those Engineering Technology Professionals looking for professional development, continuing education, and lifelong learning. NCI also offers an “Introduction to Cybersecurity” MOOC, that begins on September 22.

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