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Cyber Security – Awareness Workshop

This course is suitable for IT professionals looking to understand more about online security, but is also a good introductory course for those from a non-IT background who need to understand more about the protection of company systems and data.

Course Outline:

This workshop is split into two key sections – one covering the threats associated with operating in cyber space, and one covering the basics of information security and the controls a company can implement to boost their security levels.

Understanding the threats

This module concentrates on understanding the threats we face by defining what hackers are, their motivations, and the tools they use. This section takes a look at the processes involved in a hacking attack. Delegates will learn about footprinting, port scanning, network sniffing, phishing, social engineering, dumpster diving and physical attacks.

The basics of Information Security

This module is dedicated to understanding the basics of Information Security and looks at how an organisation might approach the task of securing their networks against attacks. In this section, delegates will learn about security management systems, risk management, the implementation of security controls, penetration testing and incident management.

Delegates will learn how to:

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the threats faced by organisations and individuals by hackers
  • Define the different classifications of Malware
  • Describe what DoS and DDos attacks are
  • Describe the stages of a hacking attack
  • Describe the basics of Information Security
  • Describe how to deploy Information Security controls within a network to defend against attack

Target Audience:

This course is suitable for IT professionals looking to understand more about online security, but is also a good introductory course for those from a non-IT background who need to understand more about the protection of company systems and data.

Course Length
Course Length 1 Day Workshop
Location East Midlands - Call for Details
Number of Delegates 12
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