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An Introduction to Cyber Security

An Introduction to Cyber Security

£495.00

This 1 day introduction to Cyber Security provides delegates with a high level understanding of how to protect an organisation from cyber attacks.  The course is suitable for IT and non-IT Professionals and provides an overview of the threats facing organisations and an introduction to the Information Security techniques and controls to help protect against those threats.  It is ideal for anybody thinking of starting a career in Cyber Security or anybody who has some responsibility for protecting an organisation from cyber attacks.

 

Location: Manchester

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Description

This 1 day introduction to Cyber Security provides delegates with a high level understanding of how to protect an organisation from cyber attacks.

The course is suitable for IT and non-IT Professionals and provides an overview of the threats facing organisations and the basics of Information Security techniques and controls to help protect against those threats.  It is ideal for anybody thinking of starting a career in Cyber Security or anybody who has some responsibility for protecting an organisation from cyber attacks.

In the morning you will learn about the different types of cyber threats and vulnerabilities (threat landscape) and the afternoon will provide an introduction to the Information Security techniques and controls to address those threats and vulnerabilities, reducing the cyber security risk.

Topics include:

  • What is Cyber Security
  • Hacking
  • Malware
  • Social engineering
  • Phishing
  • DoS and DDos attacks
  • Risk Management
  • Information Management Systems (ISMS)
  • Security Standards and Frameworks
  • Implementation of security controls
  • Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration testing
  • Incident management
  • Password security
  • Mobile device security
  • Web application security
  • Social media security
  • Remote working

 

 

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Who should attend?

  • Individuals responsible for protecting an organisation from cyber attacks
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in Information Security or Cyber Security
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)
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Learning Objectives

  • Understand the cyber threats and vulnerabilities in organisations
  • Understand the basic Information Security techniques and controls to protect organsations from cyber attacks
  • Understand the basics of an Information Security Management System (ISMS)
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Prerequisites

None

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Location

Specialists Hub Training Academy, Manchester Business Park

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