Cybersecurity and Data Protection - Online Training Package - CPDUK Accredited

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Cybersecurity and Data Protection - Online Training Package - CPDUK Accredited.

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Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Cybersecurity and Data Protection training package. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

This online Cybersecurity and Data Protection training package teaches you how your company may be vulnerable to data thieves and what you can do to protect it. You will also learn about the importance of strong passwords, how to keep data and mobile phones safe, and how to prevent viruses and malware from destroying your company devices, all in this course.

Course Content

This online Cybersecurity and Data Protection training package includes the following module:

  • Unit 1: The pitfalls of a weak password
  • Unit 2: Why you need to protect any data you access
  • Unit 3: How to set a strong password
  • Unit 1: Why people create viruses
  • Unit 2: Common computer viruses and how they work
  • Unit 3: What malware is
  • Unit 1: Why it's important to look after data
  • Unit 2: The consequences of poor data storage
  • Unit 3: How to keep data safe
  • Unit 1: Why keeping your phone safe is so important
  • Unit 2: The potential consequences of losing your work mobile
  • Unit 3: Practical methods to minimise the risk of theft, loss, and damage
  • Unit 1: What ransomware is
  • Unit 2: The consequences of not protecting data
  • Unit 3: How to protect yourself from ransomware attacks
  • Unit 1: What is the importance of securing your network and cloud services
  • Unit 2: How to identify the risks of inadequate network and cloud security
  • Unit 3: How to improve protection and prevent threats
  • Unit 1: How to recognise a phishing attack, for example, an email or cell phone message
  • Unit 2: How anti-spam software works to prevent email spamming
  • Unit 3: How to protect yourself and avoid becoming a victim of phishing
  • Unit 1: What are the dangers of social engineering, and how it works
  • Unit 2: How to recognise the different types of social engineering attacks
  • Unit 3: How to avoid becoming a victim of social engineering
  • Unit 1: How the Internet of Things works
  • Unit 2: What are the security risks associated with the IoT
  • Unit 3: How to protect yourself and avoid an IoT attack on your devices
  • Unit 1: What are the differences between security and compliance
  • Unit 2: What is the importance of audits and why these must be carried out
  • Unit 3: How to prepare for and conduct effective audits
  • Unit 1: What are the different types of identity theft, and how they occur
  • Unit 2: What are the effects and what to do if you are a victim
  • Unit 3: How to prevent and reduce the risk of your identity being stolen
  • Unit 1: How the GDPR applies to you
  • Unit 2: What the 7 principles of the GDPR are
  • Unit 3: How to apply the GDPR to spot data breaches
  • Unit 1: What some of the differences in data protection laws worldwide are
  • Unit 2: How data can be used
  • Unit 3: How to apply data protection techniques
  • Unit 1: How data breaches can be prevented
  • Unit 2: What the consequences of data breaches are
  • Unit 3: How to apply solutions to prevent data breaches
  • Unit 1: What the requirements for PCI compliance are
  • Unit 2: The benefits of PCI compliance and the impacts of noncompliance
  • Unit 3: How to complete a security audit of your network
  • Unit 1: What the 3 pillars of information security are
  • Unit 2: What the impacts of poor information security are
  • Unit 3: How to apply information security successfully.
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    Who is the course for?

    This online Cybersecurity and Data Protection training package is suitable for:

    • Anyone who wants to keep their precious files, emails, accounts and personal information out of the hands of the bad guys
    • Anyone who would love to gain a practical skill set in mitigating the risk from malware, Trojans, hackers, tracker, cybercriminals and all online threats
    • Beginners and intermediate Internet users who are interested in security, safety, and privacy
    • Those who want privacy and anonymity online from hackers, corporations and governments.

          Course aims

          This Cybersecurity and Data Protection e-learning package aims to:

          • Assist you realise the nature and extent of data insecurity in the face of malware. used in internet attacks through social engineering Ransomware and phishing.
          • Realise the importance of strong passwords for network security.
          • The Power of a Strong Password training module.
          • Appreciate the need for Security & Compliance Audits training for compliance with GDPR compliance.

          Learning objectives

          On completion of this Cybersecurity and Data Protection eLearning package, the learner will be able to:

          • Explain the importance of looking after one’s data
          • Discuss the consequences of poor data storage
          • State the potential consequences of losing your mobile work
          • Explain the importance of securing your network and cloud services
          • Recognise the dangers of social engineering and how it works
          • Point out the differences between security and compliance
          • Discuss the importance of compliance audits and why these must be carried out
          • Explain how to prevent and reduce the risk of your identity being stolen
          • Identify the GDPR that applies to you
          • Identify how to apply data protection techniques
          • Discuss the consequences of data breaches
          • Explain the benefits of PCI compliance and the impacts of noncompliance.

                              Learning outcomes

                              The learning outcomes of this online Cybersecurity and Data Protection training package are to:

                              • Explain the need to protect any data you create or access
                              • State reasons why people create viruses
                              • Name common computer viruses and how they work
                              • Find out how to protect data from ransomware attacks
                              • Identify the risks of inadequate network and cloud security
                              • Explain how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of phishing
                              • Recognise the different types of social engineering attacks
                              • Know the different types of identity theft and how they occur
                              • Apply solutions to avoid data breaches
                              • Summarise the requirements for PCI compliance
                              • State how to complete a security audit of your network
                              • Explore the 3 pillars of information security.

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                                          End of course assessment

                                          At the end of this course, learners are required to complete an online end of course assessment. On successful completion of the assessment (80% pass mark), learners may download a FREE CPD certificate from their profile page.

                                          Certification

                                          On successful completion of this e-learning course and end of course assessment, the learner may download, save and/or print a quality assured CPD certificate (recognised internationally). Our CPD certificate can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit or Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

                                          Course accreditation

                                          The CPD Certification Service accredits all our online training courses and programmes as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.rses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.
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                                          Why choose our accredited e-learning courses and programmes?

                                          The benefits of using our accredited e-learning courses in the workplace include:

                                            CPDUK accredited e-learning provider
                                            Ofqual approved training centre (UK qualifications)
                                            Internationally recognised CPD and Ofqual approved certificates
                                            Wide range of courses and qualifications that meet UK legislation and guidelines
                                            Over 500 online courses and programmes that cover multiple sectors
                                            Free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations
                                            Immediate access to online courses and programmes
                                            Highly interactive e-learning portal
                                            Substantial cost reductions (no travel fees and other expenses)
                                            Self-paced online learning
                                            Low carbon footprint through e-learning
                                            Repository of online learning materials and assessments
                                            Fully qualified and experienced trainers, instructors and assessors
                                            Experienced subject matter experts and content developers
                                            Conversion of existing classroom courses to e-learning courses
                                            All training courses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.

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                                          Our courses are divided into six units. You can either read or listen to the course materials. At the end of each unit is a ‘knowledge check’ section. This section helps the learners remember what they have learnt.

                                          Our online training courses can be completed on your desktop computer/Mac, laptop, tablet or mobile device. These online courses are easily accessible as long as there is an internet connection.

                                          These online training courses are self-paced. Therefore, learners have full control and flexibility on when they wish to complete the material.

                                          There is no deadline for completion. The course will expire from a learner’s account after 365 days, whether it has been accessed or not.

                                          Yes. All end of course assessments are completed online.

                                          Learners are required to achieve a passing rate of 80% or more to complete the course and gain a CPD certificate.

                                          To obtain your certificate, you need to complete the end of course assessment first. A passing rate of 80% or more is required to gain a CPD certificate.

                                          Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.

                                          We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. Thus, we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.To request a refund, you should email our Support Team with your receipt stating why you would like to be refunded. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates will not be valid for a refund.

                                          Yes, you can access the learning materials from any electronic device that has an internet connection. However, we recommend that you use a desktop or laptop device for the best learning experience. These online courses can also be taken on tablets and mobile devices, such as iPads, iPhone and Android mobile phones.

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                                          There is no estimated completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their speed. Learners may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

                                          The CPD hours depend on how long each learner takes to complete the course materials and assessments. Each course will indicate the anticipated completion time. This gives a general indication of the CPD hours for those who are required to submit their continuing professional development hours.

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