Cyber Security in the GC for Non-IT Employees

Product code: DDN231


Delivery method

Delivery method

Virtual classroom



7.5 hours







Knowing the basics about cyber security is beneficial to all government employees, especially for those who work with or support IT security professionals. This course for non-IT specialists provides an introduction to the basic cyber security terms, concepts and processes, as well as the government policies respecting information technology (IT) and cyber security. Through a mix of lectures, discussions, examples and group activities, participants will explore essential cyber security topics in a forum designed for non-technical learners.

Topics include:

  • reviewing Government of Canada IT security policies
  • defining basic cyber security terms and concepts
  • outlining the steps of different cyber security processes
  • understanding the threat context and common vulnerabilities


This course was designed by the Cyber Centre Learning Hub at the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security. The course has a cost of $500, which is payable through the Cyber Centre Learning Hub.

Upon request, this course can be tailored for groups to fit specific professional, business or departmental learning objectives.

Legacy course code: I225

No Current Offerings

Date modified: 2022-02-07

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