This course has been designed to help you the Learner in being more Aware of Cyber-crimes and the tell-tale signs of a potential attack.  Through-out the course we will explore through the eyes of a Hacker, what social engineering is, the threats and attacks that may occur and the role of an Information Technology (IT) Department within an organisation. 

Just as much it is the organisations responsibility to ensure safety and security of their information, it is every employees responsibility to take accountability for the use and access of that information by protecting it in accordance with policies and procedures, as well as protect the confidentiality.

Who Should Enrol

This course is intended for anyone that has access to electronic documents, systems and resources that want to practice in a cyber aware environment and safeguard IT infrastructures.

Course Design

Online Course

Course Content

  • TOPIC 1 - Meet the Hacker
  • TOPIC 2 - Social Engineering
  • TOPIC 3 - Physical Security
  • TOPIC 4 - Malware & Ransomware
  • TOPIC 5 - Personal Security
  • TOPIC 6 - Mobile Security / The Internet of Things
  • TOPIC 7 - Password Protection


To obtain a Cyber Sentry Certificate and Badge, participants will be required to complete 8 hours of e-Learning and achieve 80% on the final online exam.


The Cyber Academy
Tel: + 27 010 020 7213 | + 27 65 281 7798 
13 Wellington Road, Parktown


The Marketing Association of South African (MASA)
12 CPD Points at Chartered Marketer level
Category: Non- Marketing
CPD Approval Number: MA CC 19001


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12.0 CPD Points