Cyber 101 (Online)

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Course Description
Cyber 101–Online (Class Contents: Broken into three parts)
Part 1: Computer Hardware Basics
Computers surround us everywhere and are part of everything! A basic understanding of devices and how they work is vital in our hi-tech culture. This content covers fundamentals of personal computers & mobile devices – the parts that comprise them, how they work, and basic troubleshooting tools and techniques. Devices covered:

  • Module 1: Personal Computers
  • Module 2: Laptop
  • Module 3: Other Mobile Devices

Part 2: Operating Systems Basics
All devices require an operating system (OS) whether personal computer, game console, smartphone, smart TV plus more. Understanding the basics of how operating systems function is a foundational skill everyone needs. This content touches on configuration and securing devices. The content explains the different types of OS, what they are and what they do. Operating systems covered:

  • Windows Operating System
  • Linux Overview
  • Mobile Device Connectivity

Part 3: Introduction to Cybersecurity
An introduction to cybersecurity covers ways to protect online privacy & personal information. This content explains the threat companies, government agencies, educational organizations and all of us confront daily. Topics covered:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Module 2: Attacks, Concepts, and Techniques
  • Module 3: Protecting your Data and Privacy
  • Module 4 Protecting the Organization
  • Module 5 Will your Future Be in Cybersecurity

24 Hours – No book required

March 4, 2024 – May 10, 2024*
Weekly meeting Tuesdays from 6-7 pm via Zoom
*No Class April 1 – April 5, due to faculty/student break

Course Meeting Location
Online via Blackboard & Zoom (Instructions for course log in information will be provided prior to the class start. Please make sure we have an accurate email to provide you with the login information)

Course Cost: $78 (Tuition Sponsored – up to 20 spots available)
PLEASE NOTE: The classes are on a first-come, first-served basis. All costs will be paid by sponsorship (up to 20 spots available) for this offering

Registration Process:
To register for this class please email us at to request an electronic Continuing Education registration form, or you may register in person at the CE Registration office on the Dallas Campus.

Walk-in (payments for this offering will be sponsored – up to 20 spots available)
CE Registration Department
MYERS CENTER – 2nd floor
201 Highway 321 South, Dallas, NC 28034
Monday-Thursday 8 am-5 pm, Fridays 8 am-11 am
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Refund Policy
Not applicable to this offering since all tuitions are being sponsored.

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