Information Security HIM Hacking Insight for Managers

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About the course

This one-day awareness course is for people who need a highlevel
understanding of hacking rather than practical know-how. It introduces the basic technical concepts behind the various stages of a hacking attack, as well as some common tools used by hackers and security professionals.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW


Assuming no prior information security knowledge, the course is ideally suited to anyone requiring a high-level understanding of techniques and current trends used in hacking without the need for practical know how.
Examples are drawn from real-world breaches to show how lapses in security have resulted in high-profile damage to organisations and customers.This is a multimedia theory-based course with group discussions. Should there be time and interest, there is also the opportunity to join a guided “hack lab”, in which you can try your hand at some simple web application attacks (Wi-Fi enabled device required).


THE SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN


You will gain an insight into the mind set and motivation of hackers, and learn how they infiltrate organisations and the damage that can follow
You will find out how organisations are exposed through the various routes of attack, including the internet, employees, social engineering, emails and wireless You will learn about the security lapses behind a number of real-world, high profile attacks You will have the chance to try your hand at some simple web application attacks in our ‘hack lab’


KEY BENEFITS


On this course, you will: Gain an understanding of IT security from an attacker’s perspective Be able to evaluate the possible risks to your business from hackers Understand the principles of how to defend your organisation effectively from the risk of attack


ACCREDITATIONS


HIM has been assessed and accredited by IISP at Level 1: A5, B1, B2, D2, E3, F1, enabling you to build knowledge, competency and again hands-on experience in the areas of the Institute’s Skills Framework.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND


Anyone interested in understanding therisks that hackers pose, including:
IT managers Systems analysts IT security professionals and auditors
Security officers and data protection representatives For a course with more hands-on technical content, delegates should consider 7Safe’s
CSTA and CSTP courses.This one-day awareness course is for people who need a high level understanding of hacking rather than practical know-how.It introduces the basic technical concepts behind the various
stages of a hacking attack, as well as some common tools used by hackers and security professionals.“ Excellent instruction;clear and concise overview, perfect for non-specialists.” 

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