Cyber Savvy Basics

What is this course about?

Get the foundational knowledge and skills you need to become a cyber savvy professional in any field. You’ll not only brush up on your cyber hygiene, helping you be a responsible cyber citizen and avoid unnecessary risks to yourself and others, you’ll also learn how to confidently spot opportunities at the intersection of your work and developments in technology, connectivity, privacy and security. No technical training, background or interest required. Curiosity is a prerequisite.

Who should take this course?

Are you curious about how cyber issues like security and privacy impact your world (without wading through technical jargon)? Looking for more meaning and purpose in your work? Want to put an end to those jolts of anxiety you get when a data breach headline pops up in your notifications? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this course is for you! This is a no-nonsense, down-to-earth primer for anyone who wants to build their confidence and get a good lay of the land without paying a fortune or giving up all their free time. Ideal for building a strong knowledge-base and analysis skills you can transfer to any context.

Are there any prerequisites?

Yep, just one: curiosity. Zero technical training, background or interest required.

How is this course structured?

This course includes five live 90-minute sessions, assigned pre-readings and guided class notes. For now, we’re keeping it virtual. You’ll get a link to connect for each of the live sessions, where you will participate in an interactive classroom setup.

And how much is it going to cost me?
  • Your Time: You’ll be committing to five live 90-minute sessions and roughly 2 hours of pre-reading per session. Drop us a line if you’d like to sign up for additional coaching outside of live sessions.
  • Your Money: 500 CHF
  • Other resources: For live sessions, you’ll need a good internet connection and headphones.

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How we structure and price our courses: The SilverX Philosophy

We have a deep appreciation for your priceless time, valuable energy and hard-earned money. Our goal is to deliver high-quality, down-to-earth and relatable content that you can adapt and put into practice to add value to different areas of your life – in a format and at a price that you can afford and that enables us to keep providing it. This is what we’d want for ourselves, and we strive to give the same to you.