It's a Specialized Sirrus circa 2012-2014. Here's a video from 2013 that shows the bike in detail. Without part photos it's hard to tell the exact trim level, I suppose it's either a "Comp" or "Sport".
Notable features are:
Flat bars on a road bike.
Aluminium alloy frame.
Distinct paint scheme, especially on the fork.
Very important for your safety is to learn to take your lane.
This is mostly in the area of body communication. You need to get the message across to the motorists: "I am a vehicle, and I own this lane. And I'm not going to back off a single centimeter. If you want to pass me, go to the next lane. Do not even think about overtaking while there are cars ...
Here is the list of skills I would say you should be good with:
Fundamental bike handling skills as in you know your bike well enough that you can ride with one hand off a bar. You know how it will turn, how much you can lean it, what it will do in the wet, how it responds to gravel, how it responds to bad pavement, etc. Learning as you go in traffic is not ...