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Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness LIVE Online May 21 2024

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness LIVE Online May 21 2024

Live Instructor-Led Course

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

3 Hours

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Eastern Time  (starting 8:00 AM PT / 3:00 PM GMT)

Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness

This comprehensive training course on “Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness” provides participants with essential knowledge and skills to identify, assess, and manage cyber risks, while promoting best practices for information security within their organizations. Spanning five modules, the course covers a broad range of topics, including key concepts, common threats, risk management, securing networks and systems, social engineering, user awareness, regulatory compliance, and emerging technologies. Through a combination of expert instruction, real-life examples, and interactive activities, participants will gain a solid understanding of the ever-evolving cyber threat landscape and the crucial role they play in safeguarding their organization’s assets and reputation.


Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of information security and the impact of cyber risks on businesses.
  • Identify common threats and vulnerabilities, and recognize their potential consequences.
  • Conduct cyber risk assessments and implement effective risk management strategies.
  • Apply best practices for securing networks, systems, and endpoints to protect organizational assets.
  • Recognize and respond to social engineering attacks, while promoting user awareness and a security-conscious culture within their organization.
  • Navigate regulatory compliance requirements and avoid penalties associated with non-compliance.
  • Assess the impact of emerging technologies on information security and stay up-to-date with future trends in cybersecurity.
  • Continuously improve information security practices within their organization by staying informed and adapting to an ever-changing cyber threat landscape.

Course Content Outline

1: Introduction to Information Security and Cyber Risk

  • Understanding Information Security: Definition and importance.
  • Cyber Risk: Definition, types, and impact on businesses
  • Key concepts: Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA)
  • Common threats and vulnerabilities
  • Real-life examples of cyber-attacks and their consequences

2: Cyber Risk Assessment and Management

  • Risk assessment: Identifying and prioritizing risks
  • Risk management: Mitigation, transfer, acceptance, and avoidance
  • Developing a cybersecurity framework
  • Security policies and procedures
  • Incident response planning and execution

3: Securing Networks and Systems

  • Network security fundamentals: Firewalls, VPNs, and intrusion detection
  • Securing endpoints: Antivirus, antimalware, and patch management
  • Authentication and access control: Password policies, multi-factor authentication, and biometrics
  • Encryption and secure communication
  • Cloud security and securing remote access

4: Social Engineering and User Awareness

  • Social engineering techniques: Phishing, pretexting, and baiting
  • Recognizing and responding to social engineering attacks
  • The role of user awareness in information security
  • Best practices for online safety and data protection
  • Creating a security-aware culture within an organization

5: Regulatory Compliance and Emerging Technologies

  • Overview of regulatory frameworks: GDPR, HIPAA, and PCI-DSS
  • Ensuring compliance and avoiding penalties
  • The impact of emerging technologies on information security: IoT, AI, and blockchain
  • Future trends in cybersecurity
  • Continual improvement and staying up-to-date in a rapidly evolving landscape

This course provides education toward many Web3 Certification Board (W3CB) Focus Areas Certification Exam Competencies. 

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May 21
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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