Online: Security Awareness course

  • Monday22Jan 2018
    Public sector and programme related courses
    ** This is a past event **

    Time: 00:30 - 23:30 End date: Wednesday, 10 May 2017 Place: Online
Duration: 2.5 hours for 20 topics

The Risk
No one doubts that the digital security posture of an organisation is now a board level issue, and that’s a big change from five years ago. However, Executive anxieties need to be matched with a long-term structured strategy that everyone in the company ecosystem is willing to invest in so that the highest standards of Information Security are maintained. Inevitably, this will require a change in company culture as most staff members view this issue as belonging to the IT Department. They often forget that the consumption of IT Services is often the point of maximum vulnerability for the company. It is here that the user can compromise the security of the company by becoming a victim to phishing tactics or acting in an inappropriate or negligent manner, regrettable situations that expose the organisation to cyber risk.

Planning, communication, implementation and measurement, to gauge progress and the Return on Investment (ROI), are all very important elements of a successful staff security training programme and InfoSec Skills is here to help, with online Security Awareness training for staff, management reports to inform attendance/grades and templated forms/documents to help plan, communicate, execute and measure change in behaviour.

Why should you attend?
Because Information Security is everyone’s responsibility, because cyber security threats have increased significantly, because training is an ISO27001 requirement (A.7.2.2 Information security awareness, education and training), because it is your company policy.

Course Content
The course consists of 20 topics but organisations can choose which topics they would like to appear in a security awareness programme for their staff:

Passwords  Encription Social Engineering SCADA
Browsers Data Destruction Data Protection Cloud
Social Networking Mobile Security Hacked BYOD
Email Physical Security Security Monitoring Protecting Your Computer
Peer 2 Peer Wireless Security Weakest Link Security Policies


At the end of the course the student must undertake a quiz to assess their understanding of the information provided across all topics and to see if the objectives of the course have been met. A completion certificate is then provided once the student achieves a minimum score in the quiz. Attendance and grade reports are accessible to management so that the results can be fed into the metrics framework to allow for measurement of progress over time.

Branding and Hosting
We are happy to fully brand the e-Learning course to an organisation including modifying the content and audio to reflect your own policies and if the preference is to use your own LMS then that is no problem at all as we will provide all of the topics as individual SCORM packages that you can host yourself.

Bulk Provisioning
With our bulk provisioning service, we can import your users and have you up and running within hours. All users will receive their login information by email and designated accounts can be given management permissions with access to activity and grade reports for the whole group.

Author Bio
Tony Campbell MSc. - Chief Information Officer, Member of Faculty - InfoSec Skills Ltd.

Biography: Tony Campbell has been a technologist and security professional for the past 22 years, during which time he has worked on dozens of security oriented infrastructure projects, and during that time also publishing nine technical books, such as Windows Vista Beyond the Manual and Pro Small Business Server. He has worked as a technical editor for Apress Inc. and was the co-founder of Digital Forensics Magazine prior to working at InfoSec Skills. He maintains a security consulting role as well as his training work, and continues to enjoy writing in his limited spare time.


techUK Members - £25.00

Non Members - £30.00

(Prices exclude VAT)

Companies can enrol their new employees, on a daily basis, to the Security Awareness course. These new hires will be added to the same group so that a Line Manager can see attendance and grade reports for all within the group.

Please read the User Agreement here. 

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