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Information Security - GDPR

CPD
£199.99
  • About This Course
    Do you use a computer at work? Do you send countless emails per day and browse the internet on a number of devices? Then you’re using and working with information nearly every minute of the day. Every email you send or receive, every file you download and every Google search you complete is made up of information and personal data. So, it is important to keep your information secure and your data safe. Information Security – GDPR is here to show you how. Information Security – GDPR is a bitesize online course that teaches you the essentials of information security so that you can understand how to safely and securely use technology and have control over the confidential material you process.    

    Who is this course for?

    Information Security – GDPR is relevant to anyone and everyone who uses a computer or mobile device. Although this online course is primarily designed for people who use such technology at work, anybody would stand to benefit from understanding the fundamentals of information security. So, whether you’re new to a company and need to learn on the go, an employer who wants to refresh their knowledge on data security or just someone that wants to guard their online data, Information Security – GDPR is the course for you.  

    What will you get from this course?

    You will have an awareness of information security and its importance in our digital world and be able to safeguard your own data, and that of others, whilst at work. From securely using email to information security laws, Information Security – GDPR covers the essentials of information and cyber security, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), so that you can be a responsible technology user in any workplace. 

    When you have completed this course, you will be able to:
    • Define information security, confidentiality and integrity
    • Understand the main laws and legislations that affect information security at work 
    • Use best practice to securely manage information 
    • Control access to information with strong passwords and security 
    • Responsibly use the internet and effectively use emails at work 
    • Identify viruses, malware and other security breaches 
    • Securely work on mobile devices 
    Course features 
    • Interactive, audio-led content for an engaging study programme 
    • End-of-course quiz to test your knowledge and develop your skills 
    • Scenario-based exercises and practical tips throughout so that you can learn best practice for the real world 
  • Course lessons
    • Introduction to Information Security
    • What is ‘secure’? 
    • Security, access and the law 
    • Controlling access with passwords
    • Information management 
    • Using the internet at work 
    • Using email 
    • Viruses and other malware
    • Mobile computing and devices 

  • Accreditation

    This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

    On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service for recognised CPD Hours.

    The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 as the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation of our courses.

     

    Assessment

    At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

    Course Outcomes

    Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

    A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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