Cyber Security for Executive Management Self-Paced Online Training Course

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  • Get an understanding of your legal, regulatory and contractual responsibilities in relation to cyber security.
  • Learn about the biggest threats in cyber security today with examples of their impact on organisations.
  • Access to this three-hour, self-paced online course is available for one year, allowing you to complete it in your own time.
  • The course does not include an exam but completing the course will award 3 CPD/CPE points.




  • Training course outline

    You will be hard-pressed to find any organisation that doesn’t have an IT infrastructure or doesn’t rely on the Internet. Advances in technology offer new opportunities, but also introduce new and ever-changing cyber threats. Senior managers need to understand and know how to mitigate the cyber security threats that organisations face on a daily basis.

    This course covers:

  • The threat landscape and your legal, regulatory and contractual obligations.
  • The different types of cyber attack, malware and social engineering.
  • The risks associated with remote working, mobile devices, supply chains and social media.


  • Cyber Security for Executive Management Self-Paced Online Training Course benefits

    Designed by experts

    Developed by subject matter experts in conjunction with experienced instructional designers, this course is both educational and engaging.

    Delivered by professionals

    We’re acknowledged leaders in cyber and information security, with years of practical, hands-on experience.

    Bite-sized learning

    Learn in easy, manageable, bite-sized chunks, with video modules no longer than ten minutes.

    Learn at your own pace

    Online learning allows you to minimise time away from your day-to-day work and learn when and where it suits you.

    See what our previous learners think about this course

    “Alan was extremely knowledgeable in the subject matter and this made it a lot easier to understand and keep up with information being delivered.”

    - Shona Pointon, Data Quality Project Lead, Kent Police Headquarters

    Who should attend this course?

    Anyone involved in the management of an organisation who wishes to understand their legal, contractual and regulatory responsibilities for cyber security.

  • Executives
  • Directors
  • Senior managers
  • Board members
  • Business owners


  • Your Learning Path

    Find out how the Cyber Security for Executive Management Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

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

  • Information Security roles


  • 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.


  • * conditions applicable

    Course details

    What does this training course cover?

  • What cyber and information security are, and how they differ from one another.
  • The threat landscape and potential impacts.
  • Your legal, regulatory and contractual obligations.
  • Remote working and the associated risks.
  • The different types of malware, including DDoS (distributed denial of service), ransomware, cryptojacking and zero-day infections, and how these affect the operation of your organisation.
  • Humans and social engineering, and what you can do to stop your staff being your biggest threat.
  • Mobile devices, social media and safe browsing.
  • Cloud security.
  • Supply chain security.
  • Secure software development.
  • How you (as a senior leader) can make a difference to your organisation’s cyber security.


  • What’s included in this course?
  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • A certificate of attendance.
  • Access to the self-paced learning portal. After placing your order online, you will receive an email within 48 business hours with an online link and login details.
  • Access to a monthly security bulletin on the LMS (learning management system), written by our in-house information security experts to keep you up to date with the latest threats. To see an example, click here .


  • What equipment should I bring?

    You will need a laptop for the duration of your course.

    Course duration and times

    This course contains six modules with a total course length of three hours. Access to this self-paced online course is available for one year, allowing you to complete it in your own time.

    Are there any prerequisites for this course?

    There are no prerequisites for this course.

    Is there any recommended reading?

    There is no suggested reading for this course.

    Fulfilment

    Fulfilment of your self-paced training course

    After you have completed your order, you will receive a sales receipt and a “Thank you for your order” confirmation email with the following steps (if you don’t receive these emails, please check your junk folder).

    Delegate information

    You must provide the required delegate information and a valid email address that the delegate can access during the course. This applies whether you have made the booking for yourself or on behalf of someone else.

    Please note: You are unable to change the email address of the delegate once it has been added. Please ensure it is correct before submitting.

    Accessing the course

    If the delegate(s) is a new customer, they will receive an email from noreply@grcelearning.com with instructions on how to access the LMS (learning management system). If they don’t receive this email, please ask them to check their junk folder.

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

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

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