Digital and Cyber Security Awareness | Free online course | Alison

Digital and Cyber Security Awareness

Learn proper digital citizenship as well as cyber security awareness with this free online course.

Network and Security
Free Course
This free online course teaches students about digital citizenship and cyber security awareness. The course will go over best practices for sharing online, as well as proper digital etiquette. Students will also learn about networking and personal branding. The course will also teach students about cyber security and protecting from cyber attacks. "So, why wait? Start this course today and learn about digital citizenship and cyber security.





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This course, Digital and Cyber Security Awareness, will provide you with an understanding of the Digital Citizenship as well as Cyber Security Awareness. You will learn What digital citizenship is and how it effects you online. You will be able to explain being a good citizen and best practices for sharing. You will also learn about networking and personal branding and how to use it for proper self promotion.

This course then explains digital security and safety as well as digital etiquette. You will learn about cyber security fundamentals to properly protect your files and personal information. You will also learn about the different types of cyber security breaches. These include types of malware as well as types of cyber attacks.

This course then wraps up Prevention Tips to help prevent various cyber attacks on both desktop and mobile. You will learn prevention software that you can use to protect your devices and how to protect social media. By taking this course you will learn how to properly display yourself and keep yourself secure online. So why wait? Start learning today.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify cyber security risks
  • Describe proper promotional techniques
  • Explain how to prevent cyber attacks
  • Evaluate proper digital etiquette


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certificates are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certificates, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certificate, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certificate pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.



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