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Information Security Fundamentals

This course is designed for IT professionals and technical managers who want to understand key IT security issues and how best to address them. The course will also be of benefit to IT systems analysts, designers and software developers.

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Learning Objectives

Delegates will learn how to:
• Understand the IT security threats faced by a modern network
• Understand the techniques used to mitigate these threats
• Respond to IT security incidents
• Understand IT security policies
• Understand cryptography and its uses
• Understand authentication mechanisms
• Understand the importance of physical security
• Understand the compliance and legal requirements of an organisation


Previous knowledge and use of the Internet is essential, particularly awareness of TCP/IP and standard Internet services such as the World Wide Web, e-mail and DNS.  This knowledge can be gained by attending our Introduction to Networking course.

The course requires an understanding of Microsoft Windows operating systems; and familiarity with Linux would be an advantage.

Course Content

This 5-day instructor-led course serves as an in depth introduction to the field of Information Security – it is not aligned to a specific examination or vendor accreditation and therefore the content can be updated on a regular basis.

The course allows delegate extensive hands-on experience with a variety of security software and techniques. The content is vendor-agnostic and focuses on general information security.

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Virtual Classroom

Virtual classrooms provide all the benefits of attending a classroom course without the need to arrange travel and accomodation. Please note that virtual courses are attended in real-time, commencing on a specified date.

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