Cybersecurity Online Introduction | CyberSec

Welcome to CyberSec, a free and open learning platform for the global Internet community. It's a series of presentations meant to be an overview and introduction for newcomers in the cybersecurity space and interested parties. You can view it on any device at any time and download it for free. These slide decks aren't intended to be exhaustive but will provide a good starting point.


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CyberSec - PII, Personal Data, and Regulations

PII, Personal Data, and Regulations

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CyberSec - 15 Starter Tips

15 Starter Tips

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CyberSec - Introduction and Threats

Introduction and Threats

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Frequently Asked Questions

Cybersecurity or IT security protects networks, computer systems, and devices from theft or damage to their hardware and software or the data they process and from disruption or misuse of the services and functions they provide. The information is both private and business, which in turn may be personal. Overall, cybersecurity is often (but not only) directed against cybercrime. Among the most significant challenges is the lack of global, centralized cybersecurity institutions and global agreements and regulations to detect and combat cybercrime and bring about cyber resilience.
A cyberattack can lead to identity theft and blackmail attempts on an individual level. Personal data, such as credit card details or family photos, can also be stolen. Critical infrastructures, such as power plants, hospitals, and financial service providers, are essential to the functioning of our society. In addition, industrial espionage is one of the most significant risks for companies.
These presentations aim at Analysts, Security Managers, Web Developers, Software Engineers, Administrators, DevOps, DevSecOps, Team Leads, Manager, CISO, CTO, and other Executives. The slide decks serve as an introduction and provides knowledge on all aspects of the subject area. To put it straight: Benefit from these online presentations and get more insights into the cybersecurity space.
These presentations introduce the topics and convey the contents, in short, concise slides. It is crucial that the contents are as self-explanatory as possible and that the topic areas with the essential information are outlined.
Cybersecurity is a vast field, and it is probably impossible to know everything or every detail. For this reason, many more courses will follow in the coming months to ensure the broadest possible coverage.
As you might imagine, cybersecurity is a broad field. Therefore, it is probably impossible to cover everything. It would go beyond the scope to write everything down. Hence, these slide decks are not intended to be exhaustive but will provide a good starting point.