Cyber Security

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  • Certified by CPD
  • Audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration 1-2 hours
  • Downloadable certificate on completion

Our Cyber Security online training course will help you to understand the potential impact of common cyber threats. It outlines safe behaviour on the Internet and identifies what steps you can take to protect yourself and your organisation from cyber-attacks.

This Cyber Security online training course has been certified by The Continuing Professional Development Certification Service (CPD).

Who is it for?

The Cyber Security online training course is suitable for anyone who uses the Internet at work and applies to all devices that have internet access, including desktop and laptop computers, tablets and smartphones.

When do I get my certificate?

When you have successfully passed the course you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

As this Cyber Security online training course has been accredited by the CPD Certification Service, your certificate will contain the CPD logo and can be used to provide evidence for compliance.


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What does the course cover?

The Cyber Security online training course contains the following 7 topics and includes an assessment:

Introduction to Cyber Security

  • Who is a potential target for cyber-attacks.
  • Who commits cyber-crime.
  • How human behaviour creates risks.
  • The risks associated with the Internet of Things.
  • How data protection regulations affect you with respect to cyber-crime.

Brute Force Attacks

  • What a brute force attack is.
  • How social media is targeted by hackers to help them guess passwords.
  • What makes for a secure password.

Internet Cookies

  • Why cookies are important and what they do.
  • The risks associated with them.
  • What you can do to minimise these risks.

Social Engineering Attacks

  • Four kinds of social engineering – tailgating, phishing, baiting and chat-in-the-middle.
  • Ways to protect yourself from phishing attacks.


  • Types of malware – viruses, worms, Trojans, logic bombs and ransomware.
  • Ways to defend against malware attacks.


  • How a variety of different grayware works – adware, keyloggers, bots and botnets.
  • Ways to reduce grayware on your device.

Identity theft

  • How criminals steal identities and what they do with them.
  • Signs that indicate you may be a victim of identity theft.
  • What to do if your identity is stolen.


The assessment is generated from question banks so that the questions change each time a candidate takes the assessment – making the training suitable for initial and refresher training.

There is no limit on the number of attempts at the assessment and informative feedback is given so candidates can learn from their incorrect responses.

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