Cyber Security Fundamentals E-Learning Course

Learn about cyber security, risks and best practices

Learn about cyber security, risks and best practices


This online course on cyber security provides insights on all aspects of cyber-attacks aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information or interrupting business processes. It highlights the importance and need for information security at organisations and explains the different types of cyber-attacks and its implication on the organisation. 

This cyber security fundamentals e-learning course will provide you a good understanding on the ways to handle or restrict internal threat incidents. You will learn about cyber hygiene and what are the best practices to implement, enabling you to maintain system health & improve online security in terms of email security, password policy and secure browsing practices.


Upon successful completion of this E-learning module, you will have a clear understanding of the following: 

  • Define Information Security and Cyber Security
  • Explain the need for cyber security in organisations and the role of employees in cyber security
  • Define cyber attacks 
  • Explain the different types of cyber attacks
  • Define a Security Incident
  • Identify the process to assess and manage a cyber security risk
  • Explain the different types of Security Incident
  • Identify the ways to better understand the people behind insider threat incidents
  • Identify the security best practices
  • Explain the need for regulatory requirements

The course employs a variety of training tools such as content-embedded assessment, and other interactive exercises to enhance the learning experience. Easily accessible via your preferred choice of device, the course allows you to log in and learn whenever, wherever.

The cumulative duration of the programme is 35 minutes, after which you will be required to pass a quiz to receive your e-certificate with a unique ID


This course is specially designed for:

  • Any user who is an employee and wants to gain knowledge on cyber security
  • An employer of any organisation who wants to include this cyber security online course as part of employee training and/or part of induction process for all new joinees 
  • Executive / Board member / HR /Vendor / CEOs / Cyber Security enthusiasts and all others who want to educate themselves on cyber security 

Prerequisite: None 


Designing the content course and structure are domain experts from TÜV SÜD.

With immense experience and knowledge in the relevant emerging technologies, our team of technical experts at TÜV SÜD developed the course content based on current business landscape and market requirements.


  • What are the benefits of enrolling in this course?
      1. How do I enroll for the course?
        To enroll, simply select the course which you would like to register for, fill out the form on the webpage accordingly.
      2. What is included with the course?
        You get access to our e-learning content along with the assessments that will help you understand the topics in depth. In the event of any technical difficulties, you can contact us for support.
      3. Can I pause the course and log in to it anytime?
        Yes. The course allows you to take a break and return to it within the defined access period.
      4. Are there any tests in the middle of the course?
        Yes, there are interactive quizzes throughout the course to gauge your understanding of the lectures.
      5. Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrolment?
        No, refund is not possible once the account is activated.
      6. What happens if I don't finish the course within the access period?
        Access period may be adjusted for B2B customers depending on what was agreed in the contract. For B2C customers, access runs only for 365 days.
      7. I have difficulty accessing the course. Whom should I contact?
        To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +1800-212-2000.
      8. Who developed the course and what are their qualifications?
        The course is developed by TÜV SÜD’s Digital Academy Approval Board. The experts undergo relevant upskilling programmes, benefitting from TÜV SÜD’s 150 years of expertise and global heritage.
      9. Whom do I contact if I want more in-depth course materials?
        To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +1800-212-2000.

      To know more about TÜV SÜD, please click here.



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