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The DIFC Academy and Cisco Networking Academy proudly brings you the Introduction to Cybersecurity online course.


Your on-ramp to Cisco Packet Tracer. Get familiar with the simulation environment and download the latest version.

Gain real skills with Cisco's powerful network simulation tool where you practice networking, IoT, and cybersecurity skills in a virtual lab – no hardware needed!

Who uses Packet Tracer?
  • Learners exploring networking and tech careers
  • Networking, IoT, and cybersecurity students
  • Engineers, educators, and trainers
  • Distance teaching and learning
Use it to
  • Practice building simple and complex networks
  • Visualize how a network works
  • Practice rack, stack, and cabling skills in the virtual lab
  • Integrate IoT devices, Python code, or network automation



  • Introduction to Packet Tracer
  • The User Interface
  • Simulation View
  • Packet Tracer Usage
  • Packet Tracer - PT Basics Quiz
  • IoT Components in Packet Tracer
  • Creating and Controlling a Smart Home Network
  • Packet Tracer Environmental Controls
  • Packet Tracer IoT Basics Quiz


Access Duration: Feb to Dec 2024

Cost: Free*

Level: Beginning

Learning Type: Online self-paced

Achievements: Badge


Register your interest to join here.


For more information or to request for an assistance, please  contact [email protected].

Introduction to Cisco Packet Tracer
Feb 11, 2024 1:00 AM -To- Dec 31, 2024 5:00 PM

Introduction to Cisco Packet Tracer

In association with Cisco Networking Academy

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