Cyber Security

Employees, managers, and directors should all have a good understanding of the threat posed by cyber-attacksand the importance of guarding against data breaches.

This short course will explain why cyber-attacks and data breaches happen and provide practical advice on howto set up effective defences.

First, the course will identify potential ‘cyber threat actors’ who initiate cybercrime, along with looking at themain motivations behind cyber-attacks on individuals and organisations.

On a more practical level, you’ll learn how to recognise and deal effectively with phishing attempts. The course will highlight the importance of keeping passwords secure and cover security for devices, such as smartphones, laptops, tablets or desktop computers.

You’ll learn how to report a suspected cyber-attack, and what to do if you genuinely make a mistake.

Finally, we’ll underline the importance of cooperation and show how working closely together helps overcome awide range of cybersecurity issues.

Advantages

Training staff in cyber security is vital to protect your business from these ever-present online threats.

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developingthemselves.

Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Target Audience

The course is aimed at employees at all levels of an organisation as it provides an overview of some of the mostcommon cyber security threats encountered in business.

Course Aims

First, the course will identify potential ‘cyber threat actors’ who initiate cybercrime, along with looking at themain motivations behind cyber-attacks on individuals and organisations.

On a more practical level, you’ll learn how to recognise and deal effectively with phishing attempts. The course will highlight the importance of keeping passwords secure and cover security for devices, such as smartphones, laptops, tablets or desktop computers.

You’ll learn how to report a suspected cyber-attack, and what to do if you genuinely make a mistake.

Assessments

The course contains 2 modules –

Course Module

Number

Module Name Pass %

Required

CyberSecurity 1 Cyber Security – AnOverview 70
CyberSecurity 2 Combating Cyber Attacks 70

Certification

Upon successfully passing the online assessment a certificate approved by CPD

Course Duration

25 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account inany way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Course fees

£35.00 per licence. Discounts available for 5 or more licences

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