Cybersecurity Foundations


GreyCampus’ Information and Cybersecurity Foundations course focus on key areas that all users of information systems must understand to better ensure their support for a secure information system.

Get started with a foundational understanding of cybersecurity. You will get to learn information and data life cycle process, cyber hygiene, forming security habits and procedures to protect information along with learning best practices to manage information security threats.

   Learning Experience


Study Plan

With tutorial videos to engage you with the study material for offline use, take the path of least resistance to acing Cybersecurity foundations concepts.

Support System

Get access to the dedicated instructor helpline and clear all your subject-related doubts. For other queries, our customer support team is available round the clock.

Course Completion Certificate

GreyCampus will provide you with a Course Completion Certificate which you can add to your resume to stand out in the competition.


It’s important to translate your knowledge into real life. This course comes with access to a simulated exam that gives you an assessment of what you have learned in this course.

Program Curriculum

• Introduction to the course

Information in Transit

• Information at Rest

• Information in Use Best Practices Importance of data

• Best Practices – Storing information, Disposing of information, Sanitizing hardware and software

• Importance of data – high value to both the organization and to adversaries

• Threat Actors, Threats, Vulnerabilities, Likelihood, Impact, and Risk

• Common Attacks – Malware, Social Engineering, Web-based attacks, Viruses Phishing, Spear phishing, and Whaling Websites and Levels of Trust

• Risk-based decision making

• What to expect?

• What do you do if you suspect you have been attacked?

• Who do you contact?

• How can you assist Incident Response teams?

• What is it and how can you increase your utilization of accepted industry standards in information security?

• Threats don’t follow conventional rules – understanding the threats is important to understanding how to daily protect your information system

• How can using the cloud support greater flexibility in managing data?

• How can we ensure data is available when needed at all times?

• Traffic Light Protocol – providing visual indications of how or what data can be shared and with whom that information may be shared with

Program Benefits

Boost Career Prospects: According to a Cybersecurity workforce study, there is a global workforce shortage of 2.9 million certified professionals. That’s why it is the best time to master your cybersecurity skills and land your dream job.

Amplify Earning Potential: Growth-driven industries across the globe consider professionals with hands-on cybersecurity experience indispensable. That’s why a Cybersecurity Foundations certification is necessary for maximizing your earning potential.

Master Cybersecurity Landscape: With a deeper understanding of Cybersecurity fundamentals and the information security environment, certified professionals significantly contribute to the organizational ecosystem.


Where some of
our global
alumni work



View All  angle right


Katherine Dantas

This training was so helpful. If you are looking to get started in cyber security, I highly recommend this training program by GreyCampus.


John Huerta

The training program was very helpful, packed with useful information and learning modules necessary for starting in the field of cybersecurity.

Frequently Asked Questions


A. The course will take a normal student 2-3 hours to review and be prepared for the course exam.

A. The exam covers 50 questions across all the domains covered during the course.  A passing score is 70% (35 questions correct out of 50 total).

A. Each domain represents approximately 10 questions on the exam.

A: GreyCampus provides exam registration services for learners across the training courses offered. Below are the exam registration terms and conditions that the delegates must comply with.

  • All exams are scheduled within 3 months from the date on which the learner registers for the course.
  • Registrants are not eligible for a refund of examination services’ registration fees.


A. Anyone interested in understanding the basics of cybersecurity, and how information is created and needs to be protected within the network and cloud platforms.

A. Yes, upon completing the course and passing the exam, a student will receive a Certificate of Recognition in Understanding Information and Cybersecurity Foundations.

a. Definitions and Foundational Concepts

b. Data and the Information Lifecycle Process

c. Risk, Attacks, and the Impacts

d. Cyber Hygiene

e. Cloud platforms and Data Management

A. Ensures an understanding of the basic requirements for cybersecurity.

A. Understanding the value and lifecycle of information.

A. Understanding how each user can help in protecting their organization’s network assets.

 A. How do cloud platforms operate and how do we effectively manage access to data.

 A. Understanding risk and how information systems can be attacked.