ECDL® Certification

How to protect against hacking and theft, and evaluate security products and solutions.


Protect a computer, device or network from viruses and other malware, and guard against fraud and theft.

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Develop an effective security strategy to prevent unauthorised access to devices and data.

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Follow best practice for backing up and restoring sensitive data, and securely dispose of data and devices.

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Evaluate software, firewalls and other solutions to maximise home and workplace security.

What you will learn

Gain the knowledge and skills to create and modify tables, queries, forms and reports. Learn how to relate tables, and how to retrieve and manipulate information from a database by using query and sort tools.


Understand and identify the main concepts underlying the secure use of ICT in daily life


Use relevant techniques and applications to maintain a secure network connection


Use the Internet safely and securely


Manage data and information appropriately


Understand the key concepts relating to the importance of secure information and data, physical security, privacy and identity theft


Protect a computer, device or network from malware and unauthorised access


Understand the types of networks, connection types and network specific issues including firewalls


Browse the World Wide Web and communicate on the Internet securely


Understand security issues related to communications including email and instant messaging


Backup and restore data appropriately and safely, and securely dispose of data and devices

Who we work with.
What we offer.

Online programme delivery, learner administration, training content development, online testing and certification, telephone and online support, membership, event and project management, and digital marketing and brand promotion – these are among the services provided by ICS Skills. Here are a few of the clients we serve:

ECDL Ireland Ltd. trading as ICS Skills. Registered in Dublin, Ireland No. 265078. ICS Skills is a Registered Charity in Ireland No. CHY 12259