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Introduction to cyber security

There is now an updated version of this course. It has improved quizzes and you can gain a digital badge by completing it. The new link is: Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online. As a result, this course will be closing at the end of October 2016. After that time, if you access this link you will be automatically taken to the new version of the course.

Our lives depend on online services. Gain essential cyber security knowledge and skills, to help protect your digital life.

We shop online. We work online. We play online. We live online. As our lives increasingly depend on digital services, the need to protect our information from being maliciously disrupted or misused is really important. 

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