Internet Security

Internet Security


Last Update:

August 2, 2023

Course Description:

Internet Security is an essential course designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the threats, risks, and best practices associated with securing online information and systems. The course aims to equip learners with the knowledge and skills required to protect personal data, secure networks, and defend against cyberattacks in today’s interconnected world. Through a combination of theoretical concepts, practical exercises, and case studies, participants will gain a solid foundation in Internet security principles and learn how to implement effective security measures to safeguard digital assets.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Internet Security

– Understanding the importance of Internet security

– Overview of cybersecurity threats and attack vectors

– Historical context and major cybersecurity incidents

Module 2: Fundamentals of Information Security

– Confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA) triad

– Risk assessment and management

– Security policies and compliance standards

Module 3: Network Security

– Basics of network security architecture

– Firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems

– Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and secure remote access

Module 4: Web Security

– Common web application vulnerabilities

– Securing web servers and applications

– Web browsing security best practices

Module 5: Malware and Antivirus

– Types of malware: viruses, worms, Trojans, ransomware, etc.

– Antivirus software and its limitations

– Malware prevention and removal techniques


Throughout the course, students will be evaluated through a combination of quizzes, hands-on exercises, practical projects, and a final exam. The course project will involve analysing and securing a simulated network environment, demonstrating the practical application of the concepts learned throughout the course.


There are no strict prerequisites for this course. However, a basic understanding of computer systems, networks, and the Internet will be beneficial for students to grasp the material effectively. Some knowledge of programming and IT concepts will also be helpful, but not mandatory.

  • Instructor : Jenny Frank
  • Lectures : 1
  • Duration : 2 Months
  • Enrolled : 90 students
  • Language : English
  • Assesment : Yes

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