cyber safety

A comprehensive online cyber safety training for recognizing and avoiding the cyber threats that you face daily.

This Course is Offered to the Public for FREE!

You have 24/7 access to this online cyber safety training course from any internet connected device. The course includes over 50 separate lessons in 8 sections, a progress bar, and a Certificate of Completion when completed. This course is “on-demand” so the lessons can be taken at your pace. We have also included several “How-to” lessons in the Appendix. After you have finished this course, you will have access to come back and review any lesson for one full year after purchase (including any additions or updates we make to the course).

Note: We have designed our lessons for the average person, most lessons will take less than 5 minutes to complete and are written is easy to understand language. (We do not confuse you with “Geek Talk”.)

When ready, select the “Enroll in Course” Button to Enroll.

Course Information

Estimated Time: 4 Hours

Difficulty: Basic

Course Instructor

Mike File Mike File Author

Mike File is the CEO of the File Academy Online Learning Center, which is a company he founded with his wife Patty to provide inexpensive online courses to the public. Prior to this, he spent 16 years teaching high school in the public school system, serving in various capacities such as the Campus Testing Coordinator and the lead instructor of the AVID College Prep and Academic Decathlon classes. Mike retired from teaching in 2014 to spend full time on technology training & web development, after which he become involved in the cyber security business. He has developed several online courses designed for test prep for secondary students, and online safety for students, individuals and business employees. Mike is also a member of a joint public-private FBI task force known as Infragard, which was created to help defend our nation’s interest against cyber attacks and to promote cyber awareness to the public.

Personal Cyber Protection

1 year of access


Types of Malware – Estimated Completion Time: 20 Minutes

Types of Online Dangers – Estimated Completion Time: 40 Minutes

Risky Online Activities – Estimated Completion Time: 40 Minutes

How Cyber Attacks are Delivered – Estimated Completion Time: 30 Minutes

The Hack & Beyond – Estimated Completion Time: 25 Minutes

Dealing with Data Breaches – Estimated Completion Time: 20 Minutes

Protecting Yourself – Estimated Completion Time: 45 Minutes

Course Review

Appendix: How-To Instructions