Introduction to Cyber Security Online Course

Introduction to Cyber Security Online Course

1 Hours1 Hours
Interactive Interactive
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Any business that operates online is at risk from cyber attack. If confidential information isn’t stored correctly, it’ll be more than your company’s reputation at risk. Learning to identify a potential email scam, installing antivirus software and setting a strong password are just some of the ways you can keep information safe.

Created by data security experts, this e-learning Introduction to Cyber Security training course is for workers with no prior knowledge. In just one hour, it’ll take you through the most common risks associated with organisations as well as individuals. You’ll learn practical ways to improve your own security as well as what to do in the event of a data breach.


By the end of this 1-hour online training course on cyber security, you’ll understand:

  • What the term ‘cyber security’ means
  • Who’s most vulnerable to security threats
  • The types of cyber-attacks faced by organisations
  • The kind of threats faced by individuals
  • Internal and external risks to information security
  • Practical ways you can increase your own cyber security
  • What steps to take if confidential information is leaked


This cyber security e-course covers the following subject areas:

  • What is cyber security?
  • What is information security?
  • The importance of keeping information secure
  • Identifying those most at risk
  • Your responsibilities as an employee
  • Internal and external threats to security
  • Cyber attacks – what are they?
  • Types of cyber attacks: identity theft, phishing, spear phishing, malware and ransomware
  • Ways to protect yourself online
  • Sharing information safely
  • Setting a secure password
  • Firewalls and antivirus software
  • Recognising a fake email
  • Organisational responsibilities
  • How to spot a security breach
  • How to report a security breach


At the end of this online cyber security course, you’ll take a multiple-choice test of 15 questions. It’s marked automatically, and you’ll need 80% to pass. If you don’t pas first time, you’re welcome to re-take the test as many times as you need to at no extra cost.

You’ll receive a CPD-certified digital certificate straight away.

Who is this Course for?

If you use the internet as part of your job, this course is for you. Whether you process information on your smartphone, laptop or desktop computer, it’s important that you’re aware of potential data breaches, or the effect a cyber attack could have on your business.

This 1 hour online course is an introduction to cyber security, so no prior knowledge is necessary.

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