Cyber Security Online Training

This Cyber Security Online Course:

  • Introduces end users to security practices that help prevent accidental or deliberate loss or damage of digital information
  • Describes different types of common cyber attacks
  • Explains how to recognise when a device might be infected by Malware and how to report it
  • Fully customisable by you, at no extra cost

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Course Introduction

Hacking, phishing, malware, data breaches, identity theft, cyber fraud and ransomware are terms we hear in the news on a weekly basis. They are all examples of cyber crime. The EssentialSkillz Cyber Security online training is designed to explain to employees the important terminology surrounding cyber security and explain how they can act in a security conscientious manner when using workplace IT equipment.

This slide from the Cyber Security online course explains what malware is in detail.
This slide from the Cyber Security online course details basic security checks and how to carry them out

Course Content

The online Cyber Security course thoroughly and simply explains jargon such as cybercrime, social engineering, and the many different types of malware and trojans. Employees who complete the course will have a good basic understanding of the terms.

The Cyber Security Awareness training course outlines the signs and symptoms that a device has been infected by malware. For example, unexplained pop-ups or device slow down and describes how employees can avoid becoming a victim of a cyber crime.

Case studies, questions and interactive exercises, such as multiple-choice questions and matching tasks, are used in this Cyber Security online course to prompt the user to think about how to apply the lessons learnt in the course.

Key features

All our courses provide technically accurate training which keeps your organisation in line with best practice. We include the latest techniques in learning which ensure learners are engaged throughout. Our courses are also:

Fully customisable by you

Add your own scripts, images, videos, presentations and interactions - with no coding experience required. Use our suite of templates to make our courses your own, delivering highly relevant training to your organisation at no extra cost.

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White label branding

We can brand our training with your unique corporate identity to make your users feel right at home throughout the training journey.

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Integrate with your LMS

You can deploy this course using our compliance platform. Alternatively, you can deliver this course, with all its key features, directly from your third-party LMS.

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Our Cyber Security course can integrate with JAWS ® a widely available text-to-speech integration to help visually impaired users engage with the same, unabridged and high-quality compliance training as their colleagues.

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On successful completion, learners receive a Cyber Security certificate which includes the learner’s name, score and date of completion. Certificates can be viewed, downloaded and printed off at any time to serve as a record of compliance.

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Our online Cyber Security course is certified by CPD to ensure that the learning experience we provide is rigorous, proactive and adheres to the highest standard of training.

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Why is this course important for compliance?

  • Cyber Security training forms an essential part of compliance training as it ensures that your organisation complies with its legal obligations and requirements.

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Create your own question and answer bank to test your users on the key information that they need to know to be fully compliant. Set core questions to appear in the test section that users are required to pass so that crucial learning points are reinforced.

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Randomise test questions

Generate 10 random questions from a bank of 20 to test your user’s retention and understanding of key content.

Set the pass mark

As training administrator, you can configure the passing score that users need to complete the course. Set your own grade boundaries to ensure your training complies with the standards set out by your organisation.

Who should take this course?

The course is applicable to all employees that uses a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone as part of their work duties.

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