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An Introduction to Cyber Security online training course
An Introduction to Cyber Security online training course
An Introduction to Cyber Security online training course
An Introduction to Cyber Security online training course

Cybercrime is on the rise and is an increasing risk to any organisation. By ensuring you and your staff complete cyber security training, you will be able to help protect your business and data effectively against cyber criminals.

Learn the skills you need to keep your organisation safe against cyber security threats. Protect against everyday risks, possible harm, understand what happens when cyber security goes wrong and how to manage the risks.

  • Online, self-paced training
  • Interactive course with colourful animations
  • 1-2 study hours
  • 24 hour learner support
  • CPD certified
  • Instant digital certificate on completion
Description

Everyday, we interact on the internet without thinking about it. The Cyber Security Awareness course is a beginner’s guide to protect you or your employees from the risk that cyber criminals pose. This eLearning course will help learners understand how hackers and bots can access your system and how to keep your information and personal data safe from online fraud.

Cyber crime incidents are becoming increasingly common. It is possible for personal data to be leaked, customer accounts can be compromised, and there can be major financial complications that can directly affect your organisation. It is important that businesses of all sizes are aware of cyber security, how it can affect every day operations and how this this can be prevented.

Why take this course?

Upon completion of this course learners will be able to reduce every day risks and understand the possible harm that can be caused using real life examples. You will gain a working understanding of the stats and information around cyber security, including the different types of malicious software.

E-learning modules

  • The risk to cyber security
  • An everyday risk
  • Facing everyday risks
  • Possible harm
  • Real life examples
  • Cyber security risk
  • When it goes wrong
  • Reducing risk
  • Finding your cyber security policy
  • About risk management
  • About shortcuts
  • Why have a risk management regime
  • Your action plan

Training outcomes

Having completed this course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the risks associated with cyber activity.
  • Explain how to protect your network from attack using anti-malware defences.
  • State the process for responding to a cyberattack or a suspicious incident.
  • Understand the levels of access to data and your restrictions within these.
  • Identify additional security measures required for working from home or remote locations.
  • Explain the risks associated with the use of removable media and how to maintain their security.
  • Implement best practice cyber security guidance into your work, as set out by industry standards and your organisations policies.
  • Identify the weak points in your network and devices, and therefore where you need to action changes.

Target Audience

This cyber security awareness course is aimed at employees who use devices to store data or connect to the internet in their day-to-day role. This course will help employees protect their organisations from cyber crimes.

Test and certificate

The end of course test consists of 30 multiple choice questions. 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.

Course duration

This course will take approximately one and a half to two hours to complete. As an e-learning course you can complete this training in convenient stages. The learning management system will record your progress throughout.

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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 do not recommend using our Microsoft Office courses on a mobile phone. We recommend using the latest versions of Google Chrome and Firefox to ensure you have the best possible experience.

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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