Cyber security awareness training
In this course you will learn how to lower your risk of being responsible for a cyber-attack, as well as understand how to respond when a cyber-attack does occur.
With lessons that incorporate elements of the Australian Government Cyber Security Centre Essential Eight – a series of baseline mitigation strategies, this course has been developed by experts in online learning and cyber security.
The course comprises bite-sized training encompassing 30 topics across 10 modules:
- Websites & software
- Physical security
- Social media
- Social engineering
- Incident response
Learning is self-paced so participants can cover the content at a time convenient to them with each module taking around 15 minutes to complete.
Upon satisfactory completion of this activity you will be able to:
- Understand password security, multi-factor authentication and password managers.
- Understand the types of phishing attacks, risks presented by phishing and how to avoid falling for a phishing attack.
- Understand the various forms of compliance including General Data Protection Regulation, HIPAA Privacy & Security and Data Breach Notification.
- Understand the risks presented by malicious websites and software, how to identify malicious websites and how to stay safe browsing the web.
- Understand common physical security vulnerabilities, best practices to stay safe and how to stay safe working remotely.
- Understand the different types of malware, how to identify polymorphic malware and how malware attacks usually unfold.
- Understand encryption, types of ransomware and how to avoid ransomware attacks.
- Understand the risks presented by social media usage at work, the difference between social media for work and personal and how to handle sensitive customer data when using corporate social media.
- Recognise and identify a social engineering attack, understand how to safely extricate from a social engineering attack and the types of sensitive information that should never be disclosed to anyone.
- Understand the key steps to follow in case of an incident, the role of employees responding to an incident, and mock incidents.
Written by experts holding Masters degrees in System Security, learn how to lower the risk of being responsible for a cyber-attack and how to respond when one does occur.
To complete this activity the attendee will be required to complete a 4-question multiple choice test at the end of each topic.
No materials are distributed to the attendees however the subscription lasts for 12 months so attendees have the ability to revisit the material at any time during the 12-month period.
Topic: Business Mindset, Corporate Finance
Sub-Topic: Operational Excellence, Risk Management
Proficiency Level: Intermediate, Advanced
CPD: Upto 2.5 hours