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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 - 5 users

Human error is a major factor in cyber security incidents – protect your organisation’s data and systems through staff education with this course. Developed to educate employees on the potential pitfalls of handling data and using technology, the course helps them understand your organisation’s information and compliance risks, reducing exposure to security failures.

The test at the end checks their knowledge, and staff can retake it until they pass to ensure they understand the content. Should you be audited, staff training records are all easily accessible within the LMS (learning management system).

Add your logo, brand colours and important documentation to the LMS. It features your own wiki, which you can use to upload documents and images, keeping your staff informed, up to date and more engaged.

Individual License
Corporate License
Price: 22,00 €
Excluding VAT
per user

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.


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 >>

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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).

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