What Do You Learn in an Introduction Cybersecurity Course?

By : TechnoEdge Learning April 20, 2022

What Do You Learn in an Introduction Cybersecurity Course?
Written by Nav Sharma

Cybersecurity protects data from cyber-attacks as well as the unwarranted exploitation of systems, networks, servers and more through the application of technologies. A cybersecurity professional's role is to monitor and manage any unwanted attacks and recognize potential breaches ahead of a bad actor by creating new layers of protection and system updates. 

As more and more companies and individuals are using online platforms to do business and store confidential data, the demand for cyber security professionals has increased and will continue to grow. According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, 37% growth is projected in the coming year. This is a great opportunity if you are curious about new and emerging technologies. TechnoEdge Learning provides online, industry-recognized learning through self-paced online courses to ensure IT experts have the knowledge and expertise to pass certification exams and progress further in their careers. 

Can’t wait to get started? Ready to grow in the information technology field, read ahead for 10 things you will learn in CompTIA courses and 10 things you will learn in PCEB courses offered by TechnoEdge Learning: 

10 skills you will learn in a CompTIA training course

  1. Troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges while applying best practices for documentation, change management, and scripting 
  2. Configure device operating systems, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android and iOS and administer client-based as well as cloud-based (SaaS) software 
  3. Cloud Architecture and Design 
  4. Management and Technical Operations 
  5. Within scenarios, implement an information security vulnerability management process; analyze results from a scan; and compare and contrast common vulnerabilities 
  6. Networking and firewalls, especially involving security issues 
  7. Host, LAN and application security 
  8. Perform non-technical tests to gather information 
  9. Analyze and report penetration test results 
  10. Perform non-technical tests to gather information 

CompTIA courses to consider include the A+ training course, Network+ training course, and the Security+ training course 

10 skills you will learn in a PECB training course

  1. Fundamental information security concepts and principles 
  2. Information security management system (ISMS) 
  3. Leadership 
  4. Planning the implementation of an ISMS 
  5. Analysis of the existing system 
  6. Fundamental audit concepts and principles 
  7. Internal audit of ISMS 
  8. Selection and design of controls 
  9. Drafting audit findings and nonconformity reports 
  10. Certification process 

PECB courses to consider include the PECB ISO 27001 Lead Auditor course, the PECEB ISO 27001 Lead Implementer course, and the PECB ISO 31000 Risk Manager course.  

The above skills that you develop in the training will help you with the following roles and responsibilities that you must perform as a cybersecurity professional:  

  • Monitor network and applications to recognize irregular activities 
  • Implement new technology to minimize the risk of its operation 
  • Inform about the security policy and educate other departments of the company like HR and IT to decrease risks 
  • Plan, perform and monitor to make sure regular audits are being performed to look for improvement 

Companies are looking for cybersecurity professionals with the above skills who can take these responsibilities and keep their data safe from hackers. The time is now to earn your certification to either start your cybersecurity career or advance your career to the next level. 



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