Course Information

ProQual Level 2 Award in Cyber Security Awareness for Business

Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 22 October 2020
Day: Thursday
Time: 09:00–17:00
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 1
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 7
Fee: 0
Places Available: 7
Course Coordinator: Keith.Dornan2@swc.ac.uk

Description

This qualification is split into two units. The first is specific to understanding cyber threats, to include motivations, identification and effective response. The second unit focuses on effective cyber security policy implementation. Knowledge based training is supported by a range of practical examples and relevant case studies which provide learners with the confidence to apply this knowledge within their organisation. The course will be a blend of face to face teaching, offline activities and a tutorial.

Additional Information

NA

Terms & Conditions

NA

Course Content

Learning Objectivesli>Include: Principles of cyber security.

  • Identifying cyber risks specific to your organisation.
  • Threat motivators and methodologies.
  • Identification of threat.
  • Social Engineering.
  • Access management.
  • End point security.
  • Social media threats.
  • Wifi specific risk.
  • Incident response.
  • Disaster recovery and business continuity.
  • Cyber Security/Information
  • Security legislation
  • Effective implementation of mobile and home working policies.

    Optional Modules

    NA

    Assessment Method

    Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge and competence described in the unit. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification. Assessment guidance is included to assure consistency. Each candidate is required to produce evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit. Evidence can include: - assignments/projects/reports - worksheets - portfolio of evidence - record of oral and/or written questioning - candidate test papers. Learning outcomes set out what a candidate is expected to know, understand or be able to do. Assessment criteria specify the standard a candidate must meet to show the learning outcome has been achieved.

    Progression Opportunities

    NA

  • Entry Requirements

    No formal entry requirements, however a working knowledge of Information Technology is recommended