RGI Cyber Security Institute

Fundamentals of Cyber Security

As cybercrime rises exponentially and cybercriminals find new ways to gain unlawful access into corporate infrastructures, organisations and individuals personal data, people are often at a loss at what to do. In the present day it has become imperative to protect oneself in cyberspace as there are constantly new vulnerabilities, web application attacks and viruses become increasingly silent and stealthy. Individuals and employees must understand how to safeguard data and protect company and personal resources. Often, the simplest things such as weak passwords and uneducated staff can be the cause of an entire company infrastructure being compromised. This course presents an overview of what cyber security is and why you should care. It is designed with the end-user in mind and serves as the ideal starting point for anyone looking to enter the cyber security field and ultimately raise their threat awareness.

Who should attend:

The course is designed for the everyday user of computers and networks. The course provides participants with foundational knowledge in cybersecurity and begin to build their skills and knowledge in this crucial area.

Objectives:

The course develops foundational understanding of cyber security and should one care. Participants will identify and apply techniques to common job activities and for safely browsing the web. The course further aims to impart foundational knowledge of participants in their efforts to become aware of cyber security threats. In doing so participants will be introduced to the foundational concepts associated with cyber security and the threats that currently exist.

Course Content:

The course comprises of one module that can be delivered as follows:

  • Over a one day period.
  • Online and self-paced.
  • Over two evenings.
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