IT / Cyber Security

Computer Skills - IT Security

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Course Overview

Learn how to protect your valuable information from viruses, fraud and theft. This is an interactive course with lots of case studies and opportunities for guided discussion.

At the end of the course the delegate will be able to define IT / Cyber Security, understand the need for keeping their business data secure, assess the risks for their own business, identify real-life security problems and develop a strategy to prevent such problems having a negative impact on their business. Delegates will also be able to identify sources of help and advice on this topic.

This is a one-day course running from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm.
Training is hands-on and tutor-led.
We provide a comprehensive training manual, lunch and certification.
Courses run at both Swansea and Cardiff locations.

This course can be run as a company specific option either at your site or our own.

Up to 70% funding for this course may be available if booked as part of a Skills for Industry training package. Check to see if you are eligible (email: [email protected]) before booking this training.

  • Course Content

    System Performance Security

    Understand the implications of unwanted messages,
    malicious programs, infiltration and hoaxes. Develop
    a strategy to protect your PC from these threats.

    Information Security

    Understand the importance of developing strong
    passwords to prevent unauthorised access to data;
    confidentiality concerns and protect your self from
    identity theft.

    Technology Security

    Understand how information is transferred via
    networks. Identify secure networks. Understand
    Bluetooth connectivity and manage Bluetooth
    settings. Be aware of the security responsibilities
    associated with portable devices such as laptops and ipads.

    Guidelines and Procedures

    Identify relevant guidelines and procedures within
    your organisation covering IT security and privacy.

    Data Security

    Understand the importance of keeping your data
    secure both electronically and physically.
    Understand the importance of back-ups and storing
    your data safely.

    Jargon Explained

    Identify common terms such as phishing, spam and baiting. Avoid falling for hoaxes.

  • Prerequisites

    You will have access to a PC for the entirety of the course so basic keyboard and mouse familiarity would be useful but is not essential.

  • Qualification

    This course covers material from the European Computer Driving Licence syllabus and contributes to an ITQ qualification.

  • IT User Fundamentals
    Continue to learn about using the PC with the next stage of the ECDL qualification (module 2)and build towards an ITQ level 1 / ECDL Essentials qualification.

Booking Options Available for IT / Cyber Security

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Swansea. South Wales