Cyber Security Basics

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Computing & Digital Technology

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Part Time Day

Location

Location
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Fees

Fees
£60

Start Date

Start Date
24 February 2020

Day(s)

Day(s)
Monday

Start Time

Start Time
18:00

End Time

End Time
21:00

In a nutshell

Cyber security is now a critical issue for both businesses and individuals. This introductory course will teach you the basics, helping you stay safe online. It can also be tailored to the specific needs of employers to help develop their understanding of cyber security for their business.

This course is for...

…those who want to start learning about security threats due to technology and how we can protect ourselves.

Course content

This course will cover all the essential skills you need to use in real life, whether personally or in business, to protect yourself from cyber threats including how to:

  • Be sensible and safe online – your role in preventing and reducing cyber threats using authentication measures
  • Be up to date and aware of the most recent techniques used by 'hackers' and assess their impact
  • Understand the different types of malware and how to prevent infection
  • Understand the fundamentals of networking and communications in relation to cyber security and how to protect these using firewalls and VPNs

At the end of the course there’ll be a formal test to demonstrate understanding, which will allow you to receive a Coleg Gwent certificate

Entry Requirements

All you need is an interest in this area and a willingness to learn.

Additional information

If you’d like to learn more about IT, how about enrolling on one of our many part time or full time IT courses covering cyber security and other areas in more detail?

Where can I study Cyber Security Basics?

EPCE3215AA
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 24 February 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change

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