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Cyber Security - Online Training Course - Certificate in Cyber Security - IT Security Fundamentals - Short Course

Every organisation is responsible for ensuring cyber security. The ability to protect its information systems from impairment or even theft is essential to success. Implementing effective cyber-security measures will not only offer liability protection; it will also increase efficiency and productivity.

Study method - Online, self-paced (6-12 study hours)

Course format - Online (24/7 access), modular

Course Duration - Part-time (1 year access)

Qualification - Certificate of completion

Course Delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smart phones

Course Accreditation

The content of this online training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Course aims

With our “cyber security” e-learning course, participants will discover the fundamentals of cyber-security as well as the methods that should be implemented to make sure their computer systems are protected.

Course objectives

The objectives of this cyber security online course are to:

  • Understand different types of malware and security breaches
  • Know the types of cyberattacks to look out for
  • Develop effective prevention methods

What’s covered in this course?

This online cyber security course covers the following:

Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Cyber security Fundamentals

  • What is Cyberspace?
  • What is Cyber security?
  • Why is Cyber security Important?
  • What is a Hacker?
  • Case Study
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Types of Malware

  • Worms
  • Viruses
  • Spyware
  • Trojans
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Cyber Security Breaches

  • Phishing
  • Identity Theft
  • Harassment
  • Cyberstalking
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Types of Cyber Attacks

  • Password Attacks
  • Denial of Service Attacks
  • Passive Attack
  • Penetration Testing
  • Case Study
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Prevention Tips

  • Craft a Strong Password
  • Two-Step Verification
  • Download Attachments with Care
  • Question Legitimacy of Websites
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Mobile Protection

  • No Credit Card Numbers
  • Place Lock on Phone
  • Don’t Save Passwords
  • No Personalized Contacts Listed
  • Case Study
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Social Network Security

  • Don’t Reveal Location
  • Keep Birthdate Hidden
  • Have Private Profile
  • Don’t Link Accounts
  • Case Study
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Prevention Software

  • Firewalls
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware
  • Routine Updates
  • Case Study
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Critical Cyber Threats

  • Critical Cyber Threats
  • Cyber terrorism
    Cyberwarfare
  • Cyberespionage
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Defense Against Hackers

  • Cryptography
  • Digital Forensics
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Legal Recourse
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

What cyber-security?

"Computer security, also known as cyber security or IT security, is the protection of computer systems from the theft and damage to their hardware, software or information, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide"

Who is this course for?

Our leadership, management and soft skills e-learning courses are suitable for those looking to improve their skills and advance their career.

Career path

Our management, leadership and online courses range from introductory modules at Level 1 to advanced and expert modules up to Level 6. All our e-learning modules count towards CPD hours for professionals in various sectors to meet mandatory and statutory requirements.

Why choose our online training courses?

All our e-learning courses can be accessed on any electronic/computerised device. You can study at work or at home, in your own time and at your own pace!

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6-12 hours recommended study time
  3. 1 year access to course & learning materials
  4. Access your course anytime, anywhere & on any device
  5. Complete course on desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone
  6. Additional references and downloadable materials available

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