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An Introduction to Cyber Security

Cybercrime is on the rise and is an increasing risk to any organisation. Even as a visitor to business premises it is important that you are aware of your role in keeping both yourself and the organisation safe from cyberattack.

Learn the skills you need to keep organisations safe against cyber security threats and know your responsibilities in maintaining a cybersafe culture.

  • Contribute to cybersafety in any organisation
  • Online, self-paced training
  • Interactive course with colourful animations
  • Complete in one hour
  • 24 hour learner support
Description

Overview

Cybercrime is on the rise and is an increasing risk to any organisation.

Why take this course?

The content of this e-learning course includes:

This course is split into two sections – Visitor and Contractor so that you can study the information relevant to you.

Contractor:

  • The risk to cyber security
  • Safe data retrieval
  • Types of data access
  • Your role and responsibilities
  • Types of attack
  • Securing your own devices
  • Working remotely
  • Compromises to security
  • Malware prevention

Visitor:

  • Key tips
  • Types of data access
  • Safe use of Wifi
  • Use of removable devices
  • Securing your own devices

Training outcomes

This short cyber security leadership course will help you to:

  • Understand how you can personally help to keep cyber safe
  • Understand how to ensure that any organisation you visit keep sfunctioning and thriving

Accreditation

This course is accredited by CPD and the certificate, awarded upon successful completion, can be used the log your hours against.

Course duration

Approximately 10-25 minutes to complete depending on the route chosen. As an e-learning course you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.

Target audience

This course is aimed at anyone working as a contractor or freelancer for an organisation.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Test and certificate

The end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions (contractor route only).

Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test three times at no extra cost. If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.

Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion.

How It Works

Frequently asked questions

Do I need an e-mail address to buy this course?

Yes, you will need an e-mail address to buy this course. This is because we use your e-mail address to create an account for you in our learning management system - where you will take the training. We also need your email address to send your purchase receipt.

If you buy more courses in future using the same e-mail address during checkout, then these will automatically be added to your system account.

If you pay by PayPal, we will use your PayPal email address to create your system account.

Can I buy this course and give it to other people?

Yes, you can buy the training using your own email address and then give it to other learners from your system account.

Each learner will need to have their own email address. This is so that we can send them a link to the training and give them their own system account.

Is there a refund policy?

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 30 day, no hassle, no quibble, money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.

To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not complete the training in order to make a valid refund claim.

Will the course work on a tablet or mobile phone?

We recommend using a desktop or laptop for the best learning experience. This course can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices - including iPads and iPhones.

Is a specific internet browser recommended?

For the best possible experience, we recommend learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure there are no updates pending on your browser.

How long do learners have to complete a course?

There is no set completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their own speed and may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

Does the course contain sound?

Yes, this course contains sound. For those without sound on their computer or device, the narration is covered in an optional text box at the bottom of the training.

Discounts

Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 01943 885 085 to make an enquiry.

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