Cyber Security (Short Course)

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Free Cyber Security Online Course

Interested in a career in cyber security? Looking to brush up on your cybersecurity knowledge to safeguard your business? With Oxford Home Study Centre, the web’s leading free cyber security courses are right at your fingertips!  Our free online cyber security courses are open to candidates worldwide, with no strings attached and not a penny to pay!  Boost your CV with free cyber security certification and take your career prospects to the next level. 

Free Cyber Security Certifications

Each of our free online cyber security training programs is packed with essential knowledge and key industry insights.  Created by leading academics and experienced professionals, our free online cyber security courses explore the fundamentals of one of the world’s most important subjects. Get to know the functions, objectives and limitations of cybersecurity, along with the roles and responsibilities of primary cybersecurity personnel. Our free cyber security awareness training programs are perfect for jobseekers and members of the workforce alike - anyone interested in staying safe online.

Learn cyber security online for free, before progressing to a more advanced diploma programme.  Alternatively, put your new skills and knowledge to use in the practical setting of your choosing.  Oxford Home Study Centre is offering the exclusive opportunity to learn cybersecurity for free - enrol online and secure your place today!

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Define cyber security and its primary objectives
  • Understand the various causes of cybercrime and those responsible for threats to cyber security
  • Discuss the classifications of cyber crime and Microsoft’s 10 laws of computer security

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime. 


This Free cyber security online Course covers the following topics:

Key Topics:

  1. What is Cyber Security?
  2. Importance of Security
  3. Physical Security
  4. Physical Threats
  5. User tracking
  6. Physical Protection of Data
  7. What is Cyber Crime?
  8. Classification of Cyber Crimes
  9. Reasons for Commission of Cyber Crimes
  10. Kinds of Cyber Crime
  11. Cyber Stalking
  12. Forgery and Counterfeiting
  13. Software Piracy and Crime related to IPRs
  14. Cyber Terrorism
  15. Phishing
  16. Computer Vandalism



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Course Level Short Course
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 20 Hours
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing