About this Product


By the end of the 45-minute course delegates will:

  • Understand what information security is and why information must be kept secure.
  • Know what the law says, and what could happen if you get it wrong.
  • Understand the different risks to security, and the procedures to follow to avoid attacks on our systems.
  • Be aware of the company information security policies and the procedures they must follow.
  • Understand the actions and behaviours necessary to keep information secure inside and outside of work.


What can delegates expect from the course?

Modules cover:

  1. Introduction
  • What is Information Security?
  • Security policies
  • Computer user agreement
  • About this course

  1. What the law says
  • General Data Protection Regulation
  • GDPR and individuals
  • Individual rights
  • GDPR and consent
  • GDPR breaches
  • Data protection best practice
  • Other legislation

  1. Around the office
  • How you store information
  • Keeping information secure
  • Information Security policy
  • Following procedures
  • Desks & Meeting rooms
  • Clear desk
  • Clearing up after a meeting
  • White boards

  1. Email and passwords
  • Creating a strong password
  • Don’t make it easy
  • Remembering your passwords
  • Website subscriptions
  • Email attachments
  • Email use
  • Receiving emails
  • Sending emails

  1. Potential attacks

  • The Internet
  • Cyber crime
  • Types of malware
  • How is malware installed?
  • Inviting trouble
  • Finding a USB stick
  • Checking emails
  • A call from IT
  • Social Engineering
    • Pre-Texting
    • Baiting
    • Ransomware
    • Phishing

  1. Out of the office
  • Disrupted day
    • A call from your manager
    • Papers on the backseat
    • Laptop in the boot of a car
    • Limit what you take
    • Be careful around people
    • Keep equipment secure
    • Working from home
  • Mobile devices
  • Mobile device rules
  • Encryption
  • Back up data
  • Reporting the loss
  • Connecting your device

  1. Assessment
  • Multiple choice questions for each of the previous modules
Delivery Method

Delivery method


Learn in your own time, at your own pace, and in the comfort of your own home, office, or even on your mobile device.

Total price: £99

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