Cyber Security

Course Outline

The advancement of technology and the increasing availability of data provide great business opportunities but also pose challenges and threats to firms. Experience shows that the threats don't just come from outside: employees' own actions or carelessness can lay a firm open to security risks.

This course raises awareness of the risks and provides a practical guide for learners on simple ways to counter the risks.

Based on the mnemonic SECURE, it focuses on:

  • Safer use of Social media
  • Email threats, including phishing
  • Protecting Computer hardware and software
  • The risks associated with USB sticks
  • Remote working
  • Escalation and reporting

Further Information


SCORM 1.2 and SCORM 2004 compliant. The course is built with HTML/CSS/jQuery.


This course runs on any SCORM 1.2 or SCORM 2004 compliant LMS platform and supports Internet Explorer 8 and above, Chrome, Safari, Firefox and tablets. JavaScript must be enabled and all pop-up blockers disabled.

Course Overview

This scenario-based course explores some of the key threats faced in the cyber landscape and provides practical guidance on ways that employees can protect themselves and the firm against the risks.

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Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course, the learner will:

  • Have a better understanding of cyber security risks
  • Be aware of the indicators that can help identify phishing
  • Be familiar with the actions they should take to protect their own cyber security and that of the firm


This is an awareness course, suitable for an audience of all levels. No pre-knowledge is required.

Course duration:

About 30 minutes


There is a short end of course assessment to test learner knowledge and understanding.