Free Online Beginner Cyber Security Training For Anyone Over Age 13 Being Offered July 2022

The IT Center of Excellence has partnered with Cisco Networking Academy to offer:

The Introduction to Cybersecurity Learn-A-Thon

An online learning event for anyone ages 13+ beginning June 30, 2022 and ending July 15, 2022.

  • free
  • 15-hour self-paced intro course
  • multiple activities and quizzes
  • exploring cyber trends

*This opportunity is only available for two weeks, so make sure to sign up now!

Why Learn About Cyber Security?

  1. Job opportunities growing at a rate faster than the national average
  2. Personal data protection
  3. Online safety
  4. Growing use of products on IoT

Students that participate in the Learn-A-Thon receive a Cisco Learn-A-Thon experience digital badge

Students who participate in the Learn-A-Thon & pass the Intro to Cybersecurity course exam with a 70% or above on the first attempt will be awarded a Cisco Intro to Cybersecurity digital badge.

A digital badge is an emblem distinguishing an achievement that can be shared and validated digitally on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Xing, via Email, shared link, embed code into web page or blog.

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