Cyber Security for Absolute Beginners: Essential Concepts

Part 1: Learn Vital Cyber Security Concepts: Understand Cyber Threats, Cyber Security Countermeasures and Much More!

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Are you looking to learn the basics of cyber security? Are you an aspiring IT professional that needs to better understand how cybersecurity works? If so, this is the perfect course for you!

In this 4-hour course, I'll show you step-by-step, the fundamentals of cyber security, teaching you essential cyber security core principles you need to know, as well as enlightening you about the various types of cyber threats we face.

If you’re looking to advance or begin your career in Information Technology (IT), this course is a must!


  • 4 Hours of Lecture & Live Demonstration Videos
  • 37-Page Course Companion Study Guide eBook
  • 2 Real-Life Business Case Studies


  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Understanding Hackers
  • Networking 101
  • Malware Threats
  • Additional Threats & Vulnerabilities
  • Social Engineering & Email Based Threats
  • Core Cyber Security Principles
  • Fundamental Threat Countermeasures
  • Cyber Security in the Workplace

Once you complete this course, you'll understand the core principles of cyber security to help you better protect your IT and business infrastructure!

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Your Instructor

Alton Hardin
Alton Hardin

Alton Hardin is an educator, self-published & best-selling author, and full-time IT and Business professional with 20 years of experience, that has a fond love for teaching and helping his students excel.

He has earned two graduate degrees, an M.B.A. and M.S. in IT Network Management; moreover, he currently holds multiple IT industry certifications, including the CISSP, ITIL, Security+, Network+, Project+, eJPT, MTA, and several other certifications.

Alton has always had a fond love for teaching. As an undergraduate, he group tutored chemistry students and as a graduate student, he taught a GMAT prep course. Upon graduating from his MBA program, he began teaching as an adjunct professor for the School of Business & Public Administration at his local state university in the field of Information Systems and IT Management.

He is also the founder of MicroGrinder Poker School, an online poker school dedicated to micro stakes poker players, where he provides a wide array of free and low-cost poker resources and poker training, included poker strategy articles and poker training video series.

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