Introduction to Cyber Security Course
This Cyber Security course is designed to raise your awareness of the risks to online security and will help you understand what measures can be taken to prevent yourself and your workplace from becoming victim to a cyber attack.
The course helps learners to develop an awareness of common cyber risks, including phishing, malware and identity theft, and provides practical tips that can be applied in the workplace to prevent unauthorised access to confidential information.
- Developed by professionals
- Accredited by CPD
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate Duration: 1 hour
- On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
This beginner's Cyber Security course is suitable for anyone who uses the internet at work, whether that’s a website, blog, email service, social media or online service or application. The information in the course applies to all devices that have internet access, including desktop and laptop computers, tablets and smartphones, and is suitable for learners of all levels. No prerequisite knowledge about cyber security is required.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working
day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming
to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 2 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
||What is Cyber Security
||What is cyber security? Who is at risk? Types of cyber attack, cyber security statistics, your responsibilities, case studies and a cyber security survey.
||Types of Cyber Attacks
||Phishing, spear phishing, malware: viruses, worms and Trojans, ransomware, identity theft and other types of cyber attacks.
||How to Improve Information Security
||Sharing information, passwords, emails, social media, firewalls, antivirus software, further measures and reporting lost information.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will
be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The
answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed.
If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with
no extra charge.