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Technological skills – Securing Personal Data

In April 2019, the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur issued a Digital Competency Framework to develop our digital skills. This framework was defined by a set of skills related to the confi- dent, critical, and creative use of digital technology to achieve learning objectives. It consists of twelve dimensions.

By the end of this training, participants will Understand what security software is used for as well as how to find and choose software according to their needs.

Asynchronous training: Training modules are available online at any time for the duration of your access. A memory aid is provided for printing on the platform.

1 hour 30 minutes

45.95$ CAD

Course content

Part 1 – General presentation

This presentation, featuring
Nathalie R. Bernier, provides the following:

Understanding of computer security:

  • Secure personal data using appropriate
    resources taking into account the risks
    associated with using digital technology

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Part 2 - Specific training

Cybersecurity training directly related to the dimension,
as well as cloud computing and sustainable file formats.


In the 90s, having a good antivirus was enough. Today, constant connection to the Internet brings its daily share of potential threats. There are several programs available to protect computers, peripherals, and all devices that provide access to the network. These software have become increasingly available via an Internet browser.


Three teaching modules to prepare participants to safely use digital technology:

  • Lesson 1: Cybersecurity: Understanding and choosing useful software

  • Lesson 2: Cloud computing: Advantages and disadvantages

  • Lesson 3: Sustainable file formats: Recognizing and storing them

Lesson 1
and Choosing Useful Software

  • Threats

  • Security software

  • Protect yourself every day

  • Toolkit

Lesson 2 Cloud Computing:
Understanding and Using it

  • Advantages and disadvantages

  • Basic functions of common cloud services

  • Demonstration

Lesson 3 Sustainable File Formats: Recognizing and Storing them

  • File formats

  • Selection criteria

  • Conversion and storage

  • Available tools




Evaluation and certification

A certificate will be issued at the participant’s request at the end of the training following successful completion of the assessment.

Target audience

The training is intended for individuals, professionals, companies, and anyone else who wants to learn more about cybersecurity in order to effectively protect themselves on a daily basis.


Nathalie Bernier for the general presentation and Nathalie Faure for the trainings on cybersecurity, cloud computing, and sustainable file formats.

Interactive training in the comfort of your home

Durée de votre code d'accès a une formation interactive
Cours complet : 3 month
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