Introduction to Cyber Security Course

Duration 1 hour

Last audited 10th February 2023

CPD Approved
Introduction to Cyber Security
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  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£25 +VAT

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Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

Everyone who uses the internet must recognise the importance of keeping information safe. You need to understand how you can help to prevent confidential information from falling into the wrong hands.

This Introduction to Cyber Security course provides you with a comprehensive knowledge of the threats to data protection that you may encounter online and shares a range of practical tips you can follow to remain secure when using the internet for work. 

100% online training

Access anywhere

Same day digital certificate

Printed certificate posted next working day

Full audio voiceover

Unlimited assessment attempts

Developed by experts in data security

Accredited by CPD

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand what is meant by cyber security and who is at risk from security threats.
  • Be aware of the common types of cyber attacks that organisations and individuals may experience.
  • Understand the internal and external threats to information security.
  • Know how to improve your own cyber security through practical measures.
  • Understand what action you must take if confidential information is lost or stolen.

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Module 1: What is Cyber Security?

What are cyber security and information security? Why is cyber security important? Who is at risk? Employee responsibilities and internal and external threats to security.

Module 2: Types of Cyber Attacks

Phishing and spear phishing, malware (viruses, worms and Trojans), ransomware, and identity theft.

Module 3: How to Improve Your Cyber Security

Sharing information, password security, e-mail and social media, firewalls and antivirus software, organisational measures, and reporting security breaches.

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 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.

This Introduction to Cyber Security course is suitable for anyone who uses the internet for their work activities on any type of device, including desktop and laptop computers, tablets and smartphones. The course is written at an introductory level and assumes no prior knowledge of cyber security risks and precautions.

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