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Training Primer

Single offer Primer is an introductory course, offered through the initiative, funded through the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, which targets employees and jobseekers with no prior understanding of cybersecurity. The Primer course is the first course of the larger upskilling programme, which offers a progressive learning path, from basic users to digital experts in the field.

Details of the course

During this course, users have the possibility to explore the main themes and concepts, which underpin cybersecurity technology, such as an introduction to cyber-risk analysis and easy-to-apply tips on detecting cyber scams. Students also explore topics related to 5 of the most common cyber-risks:

  • Password weakness
  • Phishing
  • Data leakage
  • Ransomware
  • Insider threats

Upon successful completion of the course, learners understand how to explain basic concepts related to cybersecurity and cyber-risk assessment and have the opportunity to build further on their skills through the progressive modules offered by 

Training Offer Details

Target audience
Digital skills for the labour force.
Digital skills for ICT professionals and other digital experts.
Digital technology / specialisation
Digital skill level
Geographic scope - Country
Industry - field of education and training
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) not further defined
Target language
Geographical sphere
International initiative
Typology of training opportunties
Learning activity
educational programme
Assessment type
Training duration
Is this course free
Is the certificate / credential free
Training start date
Part time light
Credential offered
Qualification Award
Self-paced course