Free Online Courses On Cyber Security

Udemy: Cyber Security Course for Beginners – Level 01

    Provider: Fourthwall Technologies

    Language: English

    Duration: 1 hour on-demand video

    Rating: 4.1/5

    This course will provide a wide overview of Cyber Security concepts and practices. Beginning with underlying fundamentals of cyber security, additional lessons discover center technologies along with encryption, sandboxing, and antiviruses.


To access any online courses for free, registration by the student is mandatory. Either you can use a personal email id or create a new one and use it for all professional activities.

cybershaolin: Intro To CyberSecurity

    Language: English

    Duration: 5 Hourss

    Taught by: Reuben Paul

    In this course you will learn what is cyber security, types of hackers, and what is meant by ethical hacker?.

Springboard: Foundations of Cybersecurity

    Provider: Springboard

    Language: English

    Duration: 38+ hours

    No of Learners: 4010

    By the end of this learning path, you will understand, security fundamentals, including common threats and tools to prevent attacks, the basics of cryptography, such as public-key infrastructure and some advanced topics, like penetration testing.

Cybrary: Introduction to IT & Cybersecurity

    Provider: Cybrary

    Language: English

    Duration: 4 hours and 21 minutes

    No of Learners: 5326

    In this free IT and cybersecurity introduction online course, you will learn about the four primary disciplines of information technology (IT) and cybersecurity. This IT training for beginners is designed to help you decide which career path is right for you.

Open Learn: Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online

    Provider: OpenLearn

    Language: English

    Duration: 8 weeks

    Ratings: 4.4/5

    This course will help you to understand different types of malware, including viruses and trojans, as well as concepts such as network security, cryptography, identity theft, and risk management. This course has been developed by The Open University with support from the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Programme and can be accessed free of charge.

Coursera: Cyrptography I

    Provider: Stanford University

    Language: English

    Duration: 7 weeks

    Ratings: 4.8/5

    Taught by: Professor Dan Boneh

    In this course you will learn the inner workings of cryptographic systems and how to correctly use them in real-world applications.

YouTube Channels: Cyber-Security

Magazines and Blogs on Cyber-Security

Magazines and blogs help us to update our knowledge on the latest trends buzzing around the tech industry. Few important blogs are listed below

1. IT Security Guru

2. Security Weekly

3. The Hacker News

4. Infosecurity Magazine

5. Tripewire

6. The Last Watchdog

7. CSO Serves Enterprise

8. Cybersecurity Ventures

9. WeLiveSecurity

10. Securitylinkindia


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