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Information Security and Cyber Security Staff Awareness E-Learning Course

SKU: 305
Publishers: IT Governance Publishing
Format: 1 - 5 users

This is a subscription product that you can cancel at any time. (T&Cs apply)

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Precio 22,00 €
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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.

View our short course demo video for more information.


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
Features

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.


Additional Features

  • Customisation options

    As well as our off-the-shelf e-learning courses, we offer customised staff awareness e-learning courses. For more complex organisations that need an even greater level of control over course content, we also provide a fully bespoke service. Find out more >> 

  • Hosting options

    The course can be hosted and delivered from our LMS or from your own. Find out more >>

  • More than 250 users?

    Please get in touch via the short form below.

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Licence types

What's the difference between individual licences and corporate licences?
 

Individual licences

  • Individual e-learning licences are best suited to small organisations that require easy and immediate implementation of staff awareness solutions. 
  • You can purchase up to 10 individual e-learning licences at a time.
  • You can assign licences to your staff via your My Account area.

Corporate licences

  • Corporate e-learning licences are best suited to organisations that require full oversight of the implementation and uptake of their staff awareness programme.
  • This option allows you to monitor course and exam completion, including exam scores, and export reports to demonstrate your organisation’s collective understanding of the subject.
  • You can also customise the look and feel of the learning management system (LMS) area for a more corporate learning experience.
  • You can purchase up to 149 individual e-learning licences at a time.
  • You can assign the licences to your staff via the learning management system (LMS).
Fulfilment

GRC eLearning

Our e-learning courses are hosted on the LMS of our sister company, GRC eLearning Ltd. GRC eLearning specialises in cyber security and data protection e-learning solutions and offer customisation, bespoke solutions and free trials.


Annual renewal

This is an annual subscription product, but you can cancel at any time.

Your first subscription payment will be taken after the two-week trial period has ended, and your first annual subscription payment will be taken 12 months after your first payment. (T&Cs apply.)

If you wish to cancel your subscription, simply login to your account and visit your subscriptions page where you can manage, edit and cancel your subscriptions at any time.


If you have purchased 1–5 individual licences

After you have completed your order, you will receive a sales receipt and a “Thank you for your order” confirmation email detailing the following steps (if you don’t receive these emails, please check your junk folder).

For the delegate(s) to access the e-learning course(s), you must add their details in your My Account area. Please note that delegates must access the course via the link in the welcome email from the LMS to activate the e-learning course.

Please provide the required delegate information if you haven’t already done so. You can do this by logging in to your My Account page and scrolling down to ‘E-learning Courses’, where you can select ‘Add delegate(s)’. Please ensure this information is correct as it cannot be amended once saved.

Delegates will receive an email with a link to the course. New delegates will receive an email with login details for the GRC eLearning LMS.


If you have purchased 1–1,000 corporate licences

After you have completed your order, you will receive a sales receipt and a “Thank you for your order” email detailing the following steps (if you don’t receive these emails, please check your junk folder).

  1. Please provide the required delegate information if you haven’t already done so. You can do this by logging in to your My Account page and scrolling down to ‘E-learning Courses’, where you can select ‘Add company details’.
  2. If you are a new customer, you will need to register your company and add an administrator. You will then receive a welcome email confirming the registered details. Please keep this safe as it will contain important information required for future e-learning licence purchases. Your assigned administrator will also receive an email detailing the next steps.
  3. If you have already registered your company, please enter your Company ID (Short Name) when prompted and click ‘Save’.
  4. Your assigned administrator will now be able to manage the booking via the GRC eLearning LMS. To log in to the LMS, you will need to use the email address that was provided at the time the company details were added.

Need further information?

Check our FAQs page for more information about our e-learning courses.

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