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Module 1: Brief History of Cybersecurity and Ethical hacking


This module includes an overview of Cybersecurity and Ethical hacking history aiming to increase knowledge and awareness of this important issue in the digital environment.

More specifically, this module consists of three 3 units: face-to-face unit addressing the origins of cybersecurity and explaining basic concepts through a chronological perspective, including some learning activities; self-directed unit addressing different types of cybersecurity and concept of ethical hacking; and finally, reflection unit to reflect upon the learning material through a short quiz. The module covers the various milestones and significant events in the history of cybersecurity, from the early days of computer technology to the current landscape of online security. It also delves into the concept of ethical hacking, explaining how it has emerged as a crucial tool for protecting computer systems and networks. By the end of the module, learners will have gained a deeper understanding of the evolution of cybersecurity and the importance of ethical hacking in ensuring the safety and security of our digital infrastructure.



By the end of this module, participants should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:

Time schedule

Time necessary for: F2F/guided learning: 1,5 hours.

Learning content (self-directed learning): 0,5 hours.

Reflection questions: 15 minutes.