Cyber Security: The Ultimate Beginner's Handbook

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Introduction to Cyber Security
Fundamentals and Basic Principles
Understanding various Cyber Security Threats with Examples
Cyber Security Risks and Protection of data
Be Safe and Vigilant during Online Ticket Booking, Netbanking and EMails
How to STAY SAFE while using Social Media, Games, Digital Wallets with realtime Examples
Parenting in Digital Age, Cyber Bullying and Harassment with Remedies
Mandate Cyber Security Hygienes
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Data Backup, Storage and Restoration


  • Basic knowledge of using the computer and internet
  • Willing to learn
  • Headphone or Speaker


What would you like to learn?

Introduction to Cyber Security:

  • What is cyber security?

  • Why you need to know ?

  • What is Computer, Information and Cyber Security?

  • Basic Principles of Cyber Security

  • Security Controls

  • Information Assets and Information Asset Owner

Cyber Security Threats:

  • Hacker and Predators

  • Malware, Spyware, Ransomware

  • Keyloggers and Trojan Horse

  • Bot and Botnets

  • DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service)

  • Image Spam

  • Phishing

  • Pharming

  • Spam

  • Social Hacking

  • Unpatched Software

  • Eavesdropping

Mitigate Cyber Security Risks and Protect your Data:

  • Keep Software up to date

  • Install Antivirus protection software

  • Backup critical data

  • Educate the Employees

  • Cyber Security Policies for Employees

  • Outsourcing key cyber security functions

  • Secure your infra structure

  • Implement MFA (Multi Factor Authentication)

Be safe and Vigilant:

  • Browser Safety Threats

  • Email

  • Online Ticket Booking

  • Online Banking.

  • Social media like Facebook, Whtsapp

  • Digital Wallets

  • Online Games

  • Mobile Safety

  • Parenting in Digital Age

  • Cyber Bullying/ Cyber Harassment

  • Other Cyber Security Hygiene

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery:

  • Business Continuity

  • Disaster Recovery

  • Data backup, storage, restoration


  • Highly demandable Cyber Security Jobs

I assume you are a beginner. I am very much confident that you will be loaded with enough information about cyber security while working on computer or any devices connected with internet.

You may also start your career in cyber security as a beginner after completing this.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who uses internet in devices like Laptop, Tablet or Mobile.
  • Anyone who wants to STAY SAFE online.
  • Parents who wishes their Child to use SAFE INTERNET!!!
  • Aspiring CYBER NINJAs !!!


Leading Information Security Trainer
Balakrishnan V
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About myself (Bala - Balakrishnan):


Myself V.Balakrishnan is an information security consultant/ trainer. People call me as Bala. I am very much passionate in sharing my knowledge and trying to make a positive change in the young minds of this digital world. I have 26 years of experience in IT, IT Security, Risk, Audit and Compliance. Have created a new milestone in my teaching profession which makes me proud.

Request you to be with good stamina while reading. For sure this course will feed your hunger for knowledge with THE BEST information. Will keep uploading more interesting courses in near future!

More about BALA:

A step ahead! Always stay out of comfort zone.

Passionate about learning new emerging technologies with consistence.