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Cyber security awareness training

Categories: Communications,

6 February 2024 | 2 pm – 4.30 pm | online / 21 February 2024 | 2 pm – 4.30 pm | Online

Delivered through the medium of English

Aim

When it comes to protecting your organisation from cyber-crime, your people can be your biggest asset, and with cyber security awareness training they can become highly effective barriers to cyber-crime.

Content

This cyber security awareness training will increase your knowledge and understanding of cyber security risks and how to mitigate them in your organisation. This training will provide you with simple and effective strategies to preventing cyber-crime, and increase your confidence to challenge when something doesn’t look right.

The sessions will cover the following National Cyber Security Centre Guidance:

  • Introduction to Cyber Resilience
  • Why it’s important
  • Different types of security vulnerabilities out there (technical/non-technical)
  • Social Engineering
  • Strong passwords and their importance
  • Ishings (Spear Phishing, Vishing, Email Phishing and Smishing)
  • Social media and what you put out there
  • Keeping devices up to date
  • Ransomware
  • Local Grown Attacks and The Impact

The training is aimed at those with little or no cyber security or technical knowledge and is delivered in short, succinct modules using real world examples.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the importance of cyber security in protecting your organisation’s data, systems and reputation from cyber threats.
  • Understand the different types of security vulnerabilities, both technical and non-technical, and how to mitigate the risks associated with them.
  • Learn how to create strong, unique passwords, implement effective password management strategies, and avoid common password mistakes that could lead to security breaches.

About the trainer

This training is delivered by the Cyber Resilience Centre for Wales (WCRC) in partnership with the National Cyber Resilience Centre Group’s (NCRCG) innovative Cyber PATH initiative, which sees collaboration between UK universities, policing and the private sector to provide training.

The Wales Centre is a not-for-profit run by policing to help improve cyber crime prevention for smaller organisations in our region. There are many additional ways to engage with The Cyber Resilience Centre for Wales you can register as a Core Member of the Wales community, which is free of charge. This membership includes practical, government-approved guidance, as well as regular information updates to keep you informed of the other help and services we offer.

ABOUT NEWID

This training is part of Newid: Digital for the Third Sector. Newid is delivered in partnership by WCVACwmpas and ProMo-Cymru, funded by Welsh Government. We promote good digital practice, by providing training support and information for the third sector in Wales. Find out more at newid.cymru.

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