Cyber Security in the GC for Non-IT Employees (DDN231)

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 is delivered by the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security and has a cost of $500. To register and pay, or to sign in or create an account, visit the Cyber Centre Learning Hub and search for the course by title or by code 107.

Upon request, this course can be tailored for groups to fit specific professional, business or departmental learning objectives. Email the Cyber Centre Learning Hub at for specific details and costs.

Legacy course code: I225

No Current Offerings

Date modified: 2022-12-02