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Certified Cyber & Information Security

This intensive one day awareness course is non-technical and designed to enable business executives to improve their understanding of the business critical issues of cyber and information security, the threats they face, their vulnerabilities and what can be done to mitigate the risks.  Current opportunities and how to plan appropriate investment in line with risk appetite and tolerance are explained and the course informs delegates about cyber techniques and their real-world consequences. Delegates will receive essential training on all relevant current legislation and regulation they need to be aware of as well as options for insurance cover. In addition, delegates will learn and experience the methodologies that attackers adopt to breach security and exploit vulnerabilities.

Who should take the course

This course is aimed at senior management operating at or just below board level or those who are responsible for the effective management of business risk within the organisation. Information risk, including cyber risk, has become a significant consideration but is too often left in the hands of specialists lower down the organisation without oversight by the main board who control the investment required to defend against cyber risk.

This GCHQ certified (GCT) cyber security training course has been developed in conjunction with Regency IT and accredited by APMG International. Delegates have to option to acquire a formal qualification by successfully completing a short exam at the end of the course

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Learning Objectives

The aim is for delegates to leave with both an understanding of the strategic importance of cyber security, including the potential impacts on their business as well as a clear plan as to what needs to be in place to protect their business interests.

Course Content

During this one-day course, our highly experienced instructors will develop your understanding of the essential elements of cyber security using lectures, expansive course notes and interactive question sessions to ensure that you gain maximum benefit from the day.

  • Law & Regulation
  • Governance
  • Asset Valuation
  • Vulnerabilities – technical and non-technical
  • Common Methods of Attack
  • Breach Impact and Consequences
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management
  • Business Resilience

Exams & Certification

For those wishing to acquire a formal qualification, there is the option (for an additional fee) to sit a short exam at the end of the day, successful completion of which leads to delegates being awarded an APMG International Certificate in Cyber & Information Security (GCHQ Certified at Application Level).

The format of the exam is closed book and multiple choice (35 questions), which delegates have 60 minutes to complete. The pass mark is 50%.

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