One of the important aspects of growing a career or starting a new one in the tech industry is upskilling and earning certifications.
Below is a curated list of free courses offered by CISCO Networking Academy.
With these courses, you can explore the world of technology by learning from basics to the advanced theories and gaining technical know-how on topics like networking, cybersecurity, Internet of Things(IoT) and programming through courses backed by learning science and Cisco expertise – and prepare for certifications and job-ready skills that will set you up to work anywhere.
Networking / Cyber Security
Networking is at the heart of the digital transformation. The network is essential to many business functions today, including business-critical data and operations, cybersecurity, and so much more.
Today’s interconnected world makes everyone more susceptible to cyber-attacks. Whether you’re attracted to the relativity new world of cybersecurity as a professional, or just interested in protecting yourself online, as such we need to learn and understand what is Cyber Security and how we can protect ourselves.
Learn basic networking concepts and skills you can put to use right away, no previous networking knowledge is needed.
Develop skills needed to protect networks and prevent intrusions.
Discover the world of cybersecurity and its impact, as you uncover the most common threats, attacks and vulnerabilities.
Learn valuable security principles to defend networks and fight cybercrime.
Develop the know-how to monitor, detect and respond to cybersecurity threats in IT systems and infrastructure.
Programming skills open you up to careers in almost any industry and are required if you want to continue to more advanced and higher-paying software development and engineering roles.
Learn programming from scratch and master Python. Python is a multi-paradigm and one of the most popular programming used by big tech companies and startups.
Develop overarching fundamentals for all programming languages. Practice your skills through hands-on labs and write your own programs.
Extend your programming knowledge and proficiency. Learn to think harder and deeper about programming concepts.
As one of the most popular programming languages, C++ is hailed for its efficiency and its ease of developing games, real-time systems, and applications with graphical libraries. Take the course to learn the basics of programming in the C++ language.
Here's the chance to build on what you know and become more proficient in the C++ language. This course is designed for students who already possess an understanding of C++.
Experiment with REST API technology using Webex Teams collaboration platform.
IoT and Computer Basics
As the digital revolution continues to unfold, everyone needs to gain essential skills like basic computer skills, such as how to use a computer, connect devices, and access search, email, and social media.
The Internet of Things(IoT) is one of the most important parts of the digital revolution that made our interconnected world possible. Discover how the Internet of Things is enabling digital transformations across a variety of industries and can expand career opportunities in the future.
Gain essential skills like basic computer skills, such as how to use a computer, connect devices, and access search, email, and social media.
Learn how to apply skills and procedures to install, configure, and troubleshoot computers, mobile devices, and software.
Gain hands-on practice with Linux commands through the Linux virtual machine embedded in the course.
Learn basic installation and configuration of Linux software and get introduced to the Linux command line.
Discover how the Internet of Things is enabling digital transformations across a variety of industries and can expand career opportunities in the future.
Hands-on activities teach you how to securely collect data and connect sensors to cloud services.
Add skills in the growing field of collecting and analyzing big data.After taking Connecting Things or Big Data, it's time to create your own IoT solution. Practice design thinking through a hands-on project.