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Cyber Security

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

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

First, the course will identify potential ‘cyber threat actors’ who initiate cybercrime, along with looking at the main 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 a wide range of cybersecurity issues.


  • Accredited by CPD & IIRSM
  • Developed by industry experts
  • Ensures compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
  • User-friendly & easy to understand
  • Interactive training with no time limit
  • Multiple-choice questions at end of each module
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes
  • Downloadable certificate upon successful completion

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Understand what Cyber Attacks are and why data breaches happen.
• Identify those who commit cyber threats, their motivations and understand why you or your organisation could be a potential target.
• Recognise ‘red flags’ so that you can effectively combat threats to your cyber security and define potential methods of defence.
• Understand what makes you vulnerable inside and outside the workplace and what to do if a mistake happens.


Advantages

Training staff in cybersecurity 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 developing themselves.

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 most common cybersecurity threats encountered in business.


Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Cyber Security 1 Cyber Security – An Overview 70
Cyber Security 2 Combating Cyber Attacks 70

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1GB+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3MB+)

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


Our Learning System Includes
Instructor Led Lectures
All of our IT Courses recreate a real time class experience with a highly qualified and experienced instructor delivering the course’s theories and concepts on screen. All of our lectures are pre-recorded and available to the user 24/7. They can easily be paused, repeated, rewound and fast-forwarded.
Visual Presentations
We understand that all students are different when it comes to learning, therefore different types of delivery mediums are needed in order to achieve success for students. Taking that into account, we deliver our content in a variety of different ways to ensure that students stay engaged and productive throughout their courses.
Mobile Optimisation & Progress Tracking
Our courses are optimised for all mobile devices allowing users to learn on the go whenever they have spare time and wish to do so. Users can access their courses from anywhere and their progress is completely tracked and recorded delivering peace of mind to each and every user.
Practice Quizzes and Exams
Our custom practice exams prepare students for their exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. Students will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure that they are confident on the topic they are learning.
World Class Learning Management System
We provide the next generation Learning Management System (LMS) to all of our students. This is an experience that combines the feature set of traditional LMS with advanced functionality designed to make learning management easy and online learning engaging from the student’s perspective.
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