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. 

What does the Cyber Security online course cover?

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 cyber crime, 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, you'll underline the importance of cooperation and show how working closely together helps overcome a wide range of cyber security issues.

E-Learning Course Modules

Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
1 Cyber Security - An Overview Pass percentage required:70%
2 Combating Cyber Attacks Pass percentage required:70%

Recommended system requirements Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
Video: Up to date video drivers
Memory: 1 Gb+ RAM
Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)