Cyber Security Fundamentals

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Computing & Digital Technology

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Part Time Evening

Location

Location
City of Newport Campus

Fees

Fees
£60

Start Date

Start Date
05 January 2021

Day(s)

Day(s)
Tuesday

Start Time

Start Time
18:00

End Time

End Time
21:00

Duration

Duration
10 weeks

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?

Payment Information

Due to current limitations, payment can only be made via bank transfer.

An invoice will be sent from salesledger@coleggwent.ac.uk within 72 hours with instructions on how to pay or set up payment instalments if required.

Where can I study Cyber Security Fundamentals?

NPCE3215AA
City of Newport Campus
(Part Time Evening)
Start Date: 05 January 2021

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

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

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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