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Cyber Security Awareness Training

This Cyber Security Awareness Training has been designed for everyone to use. It includes some straightforward practical steps that will help to protect computers, networks, programmes and data from unauthorised access. It's CPD accredited and provides printable certificates.

Key Features & Benefits of this Course

  • Complete in approximately 30 minutes
  • CPD accredited training
  • Helps you to comply with current legislation
  • Provides simple, straightforward and practical steps
  • Clear and easy to understand
  • Final test and printable certificates
  • Can be used in conjunction with our Data Protection Training

Cyber Security Awareness Training Course Contents

1. Cyber Security Overview

The main types of security breaches that organisations face tend to be those that take advantage of human error and flaws in computer security. This section looks at how these breaches could happen and explains some simple ways to make it harder for cyber-criminals to gain access.

2. What You Can Do

This section looks at some of the most common ways malicious software can get into a system and at ways to prevent this from happening. It concentrates on emails, passwords, accessing websites, using social media and uploading data from external devices.

3. Security Breaches

This final section is about continued vigilance on a day-to-day basis – spotting security weaknesses BEFORE a breach happens and how to report this. It also looks at recovery plans – how organisations handle breaches if they do happen.

 Cyber Security Training Certificate

This Cyber Security Awareness Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my Cyber Security Certificate include?

Your certificate will include your name, company name (if applicable), the name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and all relevant approvals. 

 Legislation relating to Cyber Security Training

The GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation builds on the long-standing 1995 EU Data Protection Directive. What does the GDPR mean for businesses? In short, dramatically increased fines for breaches and other changes including: 

  • Data breaches must be reported within 72 hours.
  • 'Personal data' now includes location, IP address and RFID identifiers.
  • People now have a right to "be forgotten".

*The GDPR comes into effect on the 25th of May 2018. You can register your interest in our upcoming GDPR training.

The NISD

A complimentary directive to GDPR, which focuses more on critical IT systems and their infrastructure.  

 Reviews More reviews

easy to follow, good pace

54321
By on February 22, 2018
Some good tips for passwords, some to share with the family!

Comprehensive easy to follow course.

54321
By on February 19, 2018
A useful, easy to comprehend course on internet security. Reasons and helpful information is given why things which appear innocuous need close scrutiny before opening. It will be helpful for all members of staff, no matter how good their IT experience is.

Easily manageable course.

54321
By on February 12, 2018
A very good course to raise awareness over security and its importance.