Introduction to Cyber Security

Cyber Security for non-technical and starting professionals

Randstad (t.b.d.)
Event languages: Dutch , English

Cyber Security is part of everyday business for every organization. Yet it has been proven it is difficult to introduce the topic to non-technical / starting professionals in such a way that they can apply it to everyday business. This practical course will introduce the domain of Cyber Security in a way that is easy to understand. Register now for this virtual course.

18 Oct.
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Measures COVID-19

We are committed to providing a safe learning environment in close cooperation with the location(s). All of our services are carried out in accordance with the applicable measures as determined by RIVM. For on-site training the number of participants per training is limited, taking into account the capacity of the rooms so that keeping sufficient distance (minimum of 1.5 meters) is guaranteed. Participants of the training are requested to adhere to the prescribed hygiene measures at site. Also, we request you to stay home if you have a cold and/or when members of your household have a fever.  

Course Objectives 

This course equips participants with Cyber Security knowledge they can directly apply to their daily work. We will address the way the internet works, IP, DNS, the OSI model, company networks, home networks, connected devices, cryptography, e-mails, firewalls, VPNs, malware analysis, infection, and exploitation.

  • Practical course
  • From basics to complex Cyber Security topics 
  • Directly applicable knowledge
  • Discuss various leading practices in Cyber Security

'This is a training I would recommend to every consultant with a non-tech background working in Cyber Risk. Perhaps make it mandatory/strongly recommended for starters in the Cyber Strategy team'

Target Group

  • Starting Cyber Security professionals
  • Professionals whose daily work is not cyber security, but who do need broad knowledge of it to excel. 
    For instance:
    - IT professionals
    - IT auditors
    - Non-technical stakeholders (managers, etc.)
  • No prior knowledge is expected from the participants.


The upcoming course is given physically and spread over 3 days. The course material is in English. The course can be given in English or Dutch, depending on the group participants. 

Day 1 | 08.30 - 16.30
The OSI model

Routing & home networks

Day 2 | 08.30 - 16.30
Home & company networks


Day 3 | 08.30 - 16.30
Servers & services

Attack techniques & mitigations

18 - 20 October 2021 | Classroom
17 - 19 October 2022 | Classroom

The course days start at 8.30 AM and end at 16.30 PM. 

When you followed Introduction to Cyber, the next course that you can follow is the CISM Preparation course and the CISA preparation course.
The costs are 1,900 EUR ex. VAT. Course materials are included in the price.

Deloitte Academy is a training institute accredited by several organizations.

For more information about our accreditation, please refer to our Education hours page.

Until four weeks before the start of the course you may cancel your participation by email free of charge. Should you cancel within four weeks before the start of the course you will have to pay the full course fee.

Deloitte Academy reserves the right to cancel a course if circumstances dictate. You will be informed of this as soon as possible.

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'It translates complicated notions into easier to grasp concepts and it really helped me make sense of what I am working on. Would definitely say it's a must for anyone new to the field of cyber'

'Seriously enjoyed this course. I found it super useful and Gerrit is a fantastic instructor.   Would vividly recommend it to anyone who wishes to gain a broad yet thorough overview over Computer Science and Information Security'

If you have any questions, please contact us: 

Phone number: 088-288 93 33


Gerrit Kortlever

Gerrit Kortlever

Junior Manager

My name is Gerrit Kortlever and I work at Deloitte with the purpose to make the world a safer place. On a daily basis I try to achieve this by developing Security Operation Centers and facilitating security trainings. You might also find me riding my motorcycle through the countryside!

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