Hackers often attack the easiest part of a company to access: the employees. Lack of knowledge and awareness of the risks faced daily by your staff is a significant threat to your business.
What will be covered?
- The scale of cyber-attacks and breaches
- How to identify real or fake websites presented via phishing attacks
- Technical terminologies explained in a non-technical way
- How a simple document could be enough to take a company offline
- Real life stories about how others have dealt with attacks, their mistakes and advice on how to handle those better
- Five clever ways hackers will get money out of an organization and what to do to protect your company
- How a phone call and one click is enough to gain access to data
- How easy is it to guess someone’s password?
- What social engineering is and how that relates to social media usage
- Live demonstrations on how technologies used daily can be used against individuals and Companies
Who should attend?
This course is ideal for:
- Any PC or mobile device user in an organisation
- Managers responsible for ensuring data protection
Outcome and benefits
- Addresses the ‘weakest link’ risk that staff represent even with multiple levels of IT security
- Highlights the most common security breaches via information leakage, phishing emails and phone calls
- Delegates will be more IT security aware and able, using the knowledge gained combined with common sense, to understand the dos & don’ts of IT security
- Using this knowledge, candidates will be in a better position to protect both themselves and your organisation from cyber threats
Course materials (included)
Delegates receive courseware to refer to throughout the course and as a refresher following the course
There are no pre-requisites for this programme.
Further courses that may be of interest:
- Data Protection with GDPR
- Prevention of Money Laundering: Introduction/Refresher
- IoM & UK Bribery Acts