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Information Security | E-Learning Course

Information Security and Cyber Security Staff Awareness E-Learning Course

SKU: 305
Publishers: IT Governance Publishing
Format: 1 - 10 users
Published: 28 Jul 2016
Availability: Access provided 1-2 working days from purchase

Interactive e-learning courses are a time and cost-effective way to educate staff on key organisational issues in a structured manner. The Information Security and Cyber Security Staff Awareness E-Learning Course teaches staff the basics of data security, information security risks, cyber security risks and dealing with threats. 

This is a one-year licence, with the course hosted on GRC eLearning Limited’s LMS (learning management system). Customisation is not included.

GRC eLearning is GRC International Group plc’s e-learning company, and sits under the Group’s training division.

See our hosting and customisation options here.

For more than 150 users, please contact us at 0 800 48 484 484 or servicecentre@itgovernance.eu

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Price: 30,00 €
Excluding VAT

Description

Course overview


The Information Security and Cyber Security Staff Awareness E-Learning Course

Reduce your information and cyber security risk with staff awareness training.

For your organisation to function seamlessly, staff need to be aware of the potential pitfalls of handling information and technology. This interactive e-learning course will improve their knowledge of information security and cyber security practices.


Course objective

This course aims to help employees understand the organisation’s information and compliance risks, reducing its exposure to security failures. The course familiarises learners with the basics of information security, including security threats via email and the Internet, and in the workplace, and introduces them to your policies on incident reporting and responses.

Target audience

This course is aimed at all employees who are involved in processing information, use information technology in their daily job, or use the Internet as a means of conducting business. The course content is not technical and it is not meant for system administrators.


The benefits of e-learning

E-learning is a quick, affordable and effective means of delivering training to multiple learners.

  • Provides systematic, consistent and repeatable training. 
  • No travelling or other course attendance costs, as learners study from their desktop and in their spare time.
  • Systematic tracking and assessment of learners’ progress and achievements.
  • Web-delivered, so that you have no additional technology or integration costs or challenges.
  • Can be deployed for existing employees and as part of an induction process for new hires.
  • Cost-effective – multi-user licences and multi-year contracts are available upon request.

Course contents


The basics

  • What is information security?
  • What is cyber security? 
  • How does security relate to information?
  • What are the consequences of a cyber attack?
  • Why is security everyone’s business?

Information security risks

  • Threats to information security (internal and external) 
  • The vulnerabilities faced in organisations
  • Areas at risk
  • User accounts and privileges

Cyber security risks

  • Malware
  • Phishing
  • Safe web browsing
  • Social media 

Dealing with information and cyber security threats

  • Examples of what organisations do to protect assets
  • Spotting malicious activity
  • What to do if you see a problem
  • Important documents to be aware of

Course Features


Duration

The course will take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

Assessment

The course assessment will include 20 randomly selected multiple-choice questions. 

Retake

The course can be retaken as many times as needed until the pass mark has been achieved. 

Certificate

A certificate will be issued to all staff that pass the test and will display their test score. 

Further information


  • Find out more about our customisation options here.
  • Find out more about our hosting options here.
  • For 150 or more users, please complete this short form for a custom quote.

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