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Intro to Cybersecurity and Cyber Essentials Nigeria 2021

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Sati Satmer Dapel
Jonathan Daniel
Olamilekan Toyeeb Abolade

New to the topic of Cybersecurity? You may want to start with the course Introduction to Cybersecurity. It takes only 15 hours of self-paced learning and is a good starting point for average users. You will have increased the level of your knowledge about cybersecurity concepts at the end of the course Introduction to Cybersecurity. Don’t forget to come back after you complete the Introduction to Cybersecurity course and continue with Cybersecurity Essentials.

Countdown To Completion March 8th 2021 - Jakarta time (GMT +7)
Apertura: 1613376000 - 15-02-2021 08:00
Cierre: 1615162500 - 08-03-2021 00:15
Ahora: 1614600840 - 01-03-2021 19:14

Intro to Cybersecurity and Cyber Essentials Learn-A-Thon


Length of Learn-A-Thon

Participate in the Learn-A-Thon from February 15th until March 8th, 2021.


15-30 Hours self-paced courses

Explores cyber trends, threats and staying safe in cyberspace. Multiple activities and quizzes engage students and reinforce learning.

Intro to Cybersecurity: 15 hours

Cyber Security Essentials: 30 hours


Benefits of Cyber Essentials

Learn valuable security principals and how to develop compliant policies. Understand security controls for networks, servers and applications. Implement proper procedures for data confidentiality and availability. Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.



Free to join

The cost to join the Learn-A-Thon is free.


Benefits of Intro to Cybersecurity

When you teach cybersecurity, you provide your students with valuable skills companies continually seek from candidates.



Intro to Cybersecurity: Beginner

Cyber Essentials: Intermediate


World of Cybersecurity
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Incentives for students to join the Learn-A-Thon


Students who participate in the Learn-A-Thon and pass the Intro to Cybersecurity course exam with a 70% or above on the first attempt will be awarded a Cisco Intro to Cybersecurity digital badge.


Students who participate in the Learn-A-Thon and pass the Cybersecurity Essentials course exam with a 70% or above on the first attempt will be awarded a Cisco Cybersecurity Essentials digital badge.

Students that participate in the Learn-A-Thon will receive a Cisco Learn-A-Thon experience digital badge by March 17th.


15th February 2021
Learn-A-Thon Registration Opens
8st March 2021
Learn-A-Thon Concludes
12th March 2021
Course Excel files Due
17th March 2021
Winners announced
25th March 2021
Learn-A-Thon Experience Digital badges will be issued to students who participate in the Learn-A-Thon (if Instructor submits their course details via an Excel file as requested)


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Top performing Academies

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place plaques
  • Certificate of recognition as Top three Performing Academies



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1st, 2nd and 3rd Place
Top performing Instructors

  •  1st place Samsung Galaxy A31
  •  2nd place Samsung Galaxy A12
  • 3rd place Samsung Galaxy M11
  • Certificate of recognition as Top three Performing Instructors






How Academies Join the Learn-A-Thon

Host a 2-week event at your educational institute.
Assign a dedicated instructor to manage the Learn-A-Thon.
Create self-paced course(s) using the following required naming convention for Course Name:
Learnathon2021_Instructor Name_NetAcadCourseName
Dedicated instructor enroll students into self-paced course.
Dedicated instructor complete registration available from website.
Allocates an on-site lab facility with internet connection, if applicable. Encourage students to complete course(s) and earn a digital badge.
All students who complete and pass the respective course(s) will earn a digital badge to share on social media platforms.
Instructors with the most student participants will be in the running to win some great prizes.


The Learn-A-Thon is open to Instructors across NIGERIA who are able to host the event and participate by opening the course, enrolling students, and encouraging students to participate.

Applications are open from February 15th 2021 and close on March 8th 2021.


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