Certified Cyber Security Foundation Self-Paced Online Training Course

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  • Train with cyber security experts for a complete introduction to the cyber threat landscape, cyber security-related legal and regulatory obligations, and incident response.
  • Industry-leading course designed to help you take the first step in developing a career in cyber security.
  • Work at your own pace with self-paced online training, a more affordable, flexible and less disruptive way to study. Find out more.
  • Learn from anywhere with our Self-Paced, Classroom and Live Online options that allow you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • Successful completion of the course and exam awards the Certified Cyber Security Foundation (C CS F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.




  • Training course outline

    This self-paced online training course provides a comprehensive introduction to current cyber security threats and the measures required to mitigate the risks associated with cyber attacks. It also prepares you to pass the IBITGQ Certified Cyber Security Foundation (C CS F) exam at the first attempt.

    The course covers:

  • Key cyber security terms and definitions;
  • The cyber threat landscape and threat intelligence;
  • Cyber security-related legal, regulatory and contractual obligations;
  • Different types of malware including ransomware, botnets and zero-day threats;
  • Securing remote working;
  • Human and social engineering;
  • Key Cloud security issues; and
  • Incident response.


  • Certified Cyber Security Foundation Self-Paced Online Training Course benefits:

    Bite-sized learning

    Pre-recorded online course, enabling you to learn in easy, manageable, bite-sized chunks.

    Study at your own pace

    Learn at a time, place and pace that suit you.

    Learning support

    Comes with a learner guide to be read alongside the video modules.

    Test your knowledge

    Knowledge-check questions at the end of each module to help gauge what you’ve learned.

    Designed by experts

    Designed by acknowledged leaders in the cyber and information security industry.

    Delivered by professionals

    Taught by a real-world practitioner with extensive experience of delivering effective cyber security programmes to organisations worldwide.

    Who should attend this course?

    This course is particularly suitable for individuals starting, or wanting to start, a career in cyber security. It will also benefit operational staff, business directors and managers who wish to improve their understanding of cyber security and its impact on their organisation.

    Your Learning Path

    Find out how the Certified Cyber Security Foundation Self-Paced Online Training Course will help you boost your knowledge and start or enhance your career.

    This course is an essential component of the following learning paths:

  • Cyber Security roles
  • Information Security roles
  • ISO 27001 roles
  • GDPR / Data Privacy roles


  • If you are tasked with implementing an effective cyber security programme in your organisation, we recommend taking the Certified Cyber Security Foundation and Practitioner Self-Paced Online Combination Training Course .

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    Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognised as the authority on ISO 27001 – Our team led the world’s first ISO 27001 certification project, and since then we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on information security management system (ISMS) implementations and audits.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 17,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.*
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.


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    Course details

    What does this course cover?

  • Cyber security and information security definitions.
  • The cyber threat landscape and impacts on an organisation.
  • Legal, regulatory and contractual obligations.
  • Different types of malware including ransomware, botnets and zero-day threats.
  • The exploitation of human vulnerabilities.
  • The characteristics of phishing, vishing, smishing and BEC (business email compromise).
  • Password security, authentication, MFA (multifactor authentication) and one-time passwords.
  • The need to protect mobile devices and the risks of BYOD (bring your own device).
  • The role of social media in cyber attacks.


  • How to browse the web safely.
  • Secure remote and home working.
  • The role of cyber threat intelligence.
  • An introduction to risk management.
  • Key Cloud security issues.
  • Supply chain risks.
  • An introduction to incident response.
  • Security standards and frameworks.


  • What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copies provided as a PDF file).
  • Access to our LMS (learning management system) for one year.
  • A Certified Cyber Security Foundation (C CS F) exam voucher (if purchased).
  • A certificate of attendance.
  • Access to a monthly security bulletin from our in-house information security experts to keep you up to date with the latest threats. To see an example, click here.


  • Please note that this course can be purchased with or without the exam.

    What equipment do I need?

    You will need a computer for the duration of this course.

    Course duration and times

    This self-paced online course consists of seven modules of pre-recorded videos and exercises, which are available at any time for one year.

    Are there any prerequisites for this course?

    While there are no formal entry requirements for this course, we assume that attendees will have some IT knowledge.

    Is there any recommended reading?

    We recommend that you purchase and read the following textbook after the course:

  • The Cyber Security Handbook – Prepare for, respond to and recover from cyber attacks


  • Exams and qualifications

    Certified Cyber Security Foundation exam

    Candidates can take the Certified Cyber Security Foundation (C CS F) exam set by IBITGQ ( International Board for IT Governance Qualifications ) at the end of the course.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%


  • This course is equivalent to:

    7

    CPD points

    What qualifications will I receive?

    Certified Cyber Security Foundation (C CS F).

    Accreditation

    This course is accredited by IBITGQ ( International Board for IT Governance Qualifications ) and CIISec ( Chartered Institute of Information Security ).

    IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications) is a personnel certification body that certifies individuals in the field of IT governance.

    IBITGQ is accredited to the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standard ( Conformity assessment – General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons ) by IAS (International Accreditation Service). ISO 17024 is a global, industry-recognised benchmark, and qualifications accredited to this standard are recognised and highly valued by employers throughout the world.

    You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/ GASQ successful candidate register .

    How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard copy exam certificates are not issued.


  • Can exams be retaken?

    Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest for the exam.

    Fulfilment

    Fulfilment of your self-paced online training course

    After you have completed your order, you will receive a sales receipt and a “Thank you for your order” confirmation email. This email will ask you to provide essential participant information and gives instructions on how to access your course. If you don’t receive this email, please check your junk folder.

    Participant information

    You must provide the requested participant information, including a valid email address. This applies whether you have made the booking for yourself or on behalf of someone.

    Please check this information is correct before submitting, as you are unable to change the participant’s email address once it has been added to our system.

    Accessing the course

    If you are a new customer, you will receive an email from noreply@grcelearning.com with instructions on how to access the LMS (learning management system). If you or other participants do not receive this email, please check your junk folders.

    If you have accessed the LMS previously, please log in using your credentials. You can access the LMS at any time from your
    My Account page .

    Once you have logged in to the LMS, you can download the course material immediately.

    Exams

    Important information: Please read our examination guide before scheduling your exam.

    All exams are delivered online using an automated proctor sy

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