Cyber Security Awareness Course

1 day / £350 (+vat) (min 6 students)

Cybercrime is now more profitable than the global illegal drugs trade and growing at a rapid rate, the Europol Serious & Organised Crime Threat Assessment (SOCTA) estimate that the global impact of Cybercrime to be US $3 Trillion.

In 2016, 2.9 Million UK British businesses were affected by some sort of Cybercrime with a total cost of £29.1 Billion, Cybercrime is something that can affect not only businesses, but each one of us directly or indirectly.

The MOBIUS Cyber Security one day awareness course is designed to give the individual a personal understanding, insight and basic recognition of the threats and vulnerabilities to their Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices and more importantly their information.

By the end of the training the individual will be able to implement basic Cyber security measures, by developing self-disciplined security practises that could potentially stop an attack and make the Hackers job that much more difficult.

The awareness training will cover the following areas:

  • The Threat – Understanding the origins of Cyber threats we may face and the impacts of these threats.
  • Basic Hacking The stages of an attack and some of the tools and techniques used by Hackers to gain access to networks and devices.
  • Social Media – How Social Media can be used by Hackers to gain information to carry out attacks and how to safely set up and use Social Media.
  • Phishing Attacks – What a Phishing attack is, why they are a threat and how to minimise this type of attack
  • Using the Internet – The risks associated with being online, the threats to information, personal identity and online transactions. Protecting ourselves online, will also be discussed.
  • Social Engineering – What Social Engineering is, what they are after, methods used and how to counter them.
  • Wireless networks – Shows the security flaws in using wireless networks and how to reduce the risks and protect our information when using wireless networks.
  • Antivirus Software and Malware – Importance of Antivirus software, updating our devices and software with the latest security patches.
  • Malware – What Malware is, the different types and how to help protect against such threats and what to do if infected.
  • Physical Security of Devices – Importance of physical security of devices and measures to safely store devices at home, work or when travelling to minimise tampering or illegal access to information.