Overview of  Cyber Security Awareness for General Users in Dubai

Cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated with each passing day. Attackers are now using smarter tricks to trap individuals for secretly stealing their data and using it for selfish interests. This program includes solid foundational components for an overall information security awareness program concentrated on general users. It improves your understanding of information security risks, sound information protection practices, and how individual actions and behaviours can comprise your crucial personal information such as your bank account number, Social media password, etc.

Attending cyber security awareness classes will empower you as it will give you an insight into the world of cyber security. This exceptional course uses a stimulating and creative approach that engages and challenges the learner. Interactive learning activities and realistic scenarios are presented that maintain interest and add relevance for learners from different departments and key responsibilities within the organization.

Why Get Certified in Cyber Security Awareness as a General User?

Getting certified for having participated in the Cyber Security Awareness program is proof that you have gained basic knowledge about cyber security and you have a sense of awareness in carrying out day-to-day online activities. 

Professional Outcomes & Benefits of Giving Cyber Security Awareness For General Users 

  • Safely handle online monetary transactions

    Cyber Security Awareness training will help you handle online monetary and other transactions with more caution and confidence. 

  • Gain awareness of different types of security threats

    From different types of malware to email phishing you will get awareness about these through the cyber security awareness training. 

  • Helps you in practicing cyber hygiene

    Cyber security awareness training helps you practice cyber hygiene in your day-to-day activities. Cyber hygiene is the practice of safe handling of online data. 

  • Boost your confidence

    Having cyber security awareness boosts your overall confidence in carrying out online activities.

  • Spread the knowledge to others

     If you have basic cyber security awareness you can spread your knowledge to others in society. 


Who can benefit from this course?

By joining the cyber security awareness classes it will mainly benefit the following individuals,

  • Entrepreneur
  • Cashier and Accountant
  • Community Developer/ Organizer
  • Social Worker
  • IT Security Trainer
  • Entrepreneur / Digital Entrepreneur

Industries looking for professionals with Cyber Security Awareness


Oil Industry

Banking & Finance

IT industry

Law Firms & Government Agencies

Investigating Agencies

Defense & Military

Prerequisites For Joining Cyber Security Awareness for General Users Training in Dubai

  • There is no prerequisite for joining this course
  • Anyone interested to gain awareness on Cyber Security can join this course  

Cyber Security Awareness For General Users Syllabus

  • Module1: Introduction to Information Security
  • Essential Terms
  • Threat
  • Risk
  • Asset
  • Vulnerability
  • Zero Day – Vulnerability / Attack
  • What is Information Security
  • Business Need for Information Security
  • CIA Triad
  • Case Studies of Recent Hacks
  • Module 2: Phases of Hacking
  • Reconnaissance
  • Passive Reconnaissance – AV Media / Social Media / Print
  • Active Reconnaissance
  • Social Engineering
  • What is Social Engineering?
  • Social Engineering Techniques
  • Phishing
  • Whaling
  • Dumpster Diving
  • Shoulder Surfing
  • Tailgating / Piggy-backing
  • Disgruntled Employees
  • Identity Theft
  • Unauthorised Access
  • Shadow IT
  • Credential harvesting / Password guessing
  • Preventive measures
  • Module 3: Malware, Ransomware &  Key-loggers
  • What is malware?
  • Types of malware
  • Virus
  • Worms
  • Trojans
  • Rootkits
  • Adware
  • Spyware
  • Crimeware
  • What are ransomware
  • What are key-loggers
  • Fly-by-downloaders
  • Droppers
  • Advance Persistent Threats
  • Preventive Measures
  • Patch management
  • AV updates
  • Back-up
  • Module 4: Best IT Security Practices
  • Password guidelines
  • Internet usage
  • Email usage
  • Email etiquettes
  • Identifying phishing emails
  • Dealing with offensive emails
  • 2-Factor / Multi-factor authentication
  • Mobile Device Security Threats & Prevention
  • Portable device/media security threats &  Prevention
  • Clear desk
  • Handling / Disposal of sensitive data (print/digital)
  • Data classification & labelling
  • Storage – encryption/hashing
  • Disposal
  • Physical Security
  • Access controls
  • Visitor management

How To Get Cyber Security Awareness Certification?

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Cyber Security Awareness Training Options

Choose the best training options to suit your needs

Live Virtual Training

  • 35 Contact Hours
  • Authorized Instructor-led Classes
  • Weekend/Weekday Classes
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Classroom Training

  • Instructor-led Classes
  • Case Study Presentation
  • Lecture-Based Presentation
  • Video and Audio Inserts
  • Simulated Exams and Exam Practice
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Customized Corporate Training

  • Customized learning (digital/ instructor-led)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise-grade Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • Learners assistance and after support
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Why Choose Edoxi for the Cyber Security Awareness For General Users in Dubai?

Cyber Security Awareness For General Users is an excellent opportunity for you to know about cyber security and to stay aware of the latest cyber threats. This simple program covers every aspect of Cyber Security in a nutshell and presents it to you in an understandable manner. 

Course Advisor

Satendra K

Chief Technology Officer & Cyber Security Expert Trainer

Satendra K is the Chief Technology Officer at Edoxi Training Institute. A cyber security program leader with more than ten years of experience, he possesses a deep level understanding of state-of-the-art security technologies. His polished communication skills play an influential role in his career as a trainer. As a core member of our cyber security courses team, he oversees the development of cutting-edge curriculum and novel modes of course delivery.

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What will I get to learn from Edoxi’s Cyber Security Awareness for General Users in Dubai?

  • Introduction to Information Security
  • Phases of Hacking
  • Malware & Ransomewares 
  • Best IT Security Practices

What are the benefits of joining Edoxi’s Cyber Security Awareness for General Users in Dubai?

  • Safely handle online monetary transactions
  • Gain awareness of different types of security threats
  • Helps you in practicing cyber hygiene 
  • Boost your confidence
  • Spread the knowledge to others

What is the duration of Edoxi’s Cyber Security Awareness for General Users in Dubai?

The duration of this course is 2 days. 

Is it necessary to be from the IT field to be a part of this course?

No, anyone interested can be a part of this course.