e-lerniq series

Cyber Security Awareness

Typical  Audience

Anyone interested in keeping themselves safe online.  


10 Modules
Case Studies
Available 24/7/365

Course Level



2 hrs


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Cyber Security Awareness

This introduction to cyber security course will teach you how to protect your business from online threats. You will learn about different types of malware and security breaches, as well as the different types of cyber-attacks to look out for.

What Do Participants Learn in This
Cyber Security Awareness e-Learning Session? 

Understand different types of malware and security breaches

Know the types of cyber attacks to look for

Develop effective prevention methods

Who should attend this session and why?

1. IT Professionals: Including network administrators, systems administrators, and IT managers who are directly responsible for maintaining the security infrastructure of the company.

Executives and Management: Senior leaders, including CEOs, CIOs, CFOs, and other department heads who make strategic decisions about company policy and cybersecurity investments.

3. HR Professionals
: To understand the implications of cyber threats on employee data and to enforce policies that protect against insider threats.

4. Marketing and Sales Teams:
These groups handle sensitive customer information and need to be aware of how to protect it, especially on social networks.

5. Customer Support Representatives
: Individuals in these roles often have direct access to customer information and need to recognize potential cybersecurity threats to protect that data.

6. Legal and Compliance Officers
: To ensure that cybersecurity practices align with legal requirements and industry regulations.

7. Finance and Accounting Departments
: Staff members who process transactions and manage sensitive financial data need to be aware of threats and prevention techniques.

8. All Employees
: Since cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, a general session for all employees would be beneficial to raise awareness about common threats like phishing, malware, and social engineering.

Course Content

  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals (cyberspace, cybersecurity, hackers);
  • Types of Malware (worms, viruses, spyware, trojans);
  • Cyber Security Breaches (phishing, identity theft, harassment, cyberstalking);
  • Types of Cyber Attacks (password attacks, denial of service attacks, passive attacks, penetration testing);
  • Prevention Tips (craft a strong password, two-step verification, download attachments with care, question legitimacy of websites);
  • Mobile Protection (no credit cards numbers, place a lock on phone, don’t save passwords, no personalized contacts listed);
  • Social Network Security (don’t reveal location, keep birthdate hidden, have a private profile, don’t link accounts);
  • Prevention Software (firewalls, virtual private networks, anti-virus & anti-spyware, routine updates);
  • Critical Cyber Threats (cyberterrorism, cyber warfare cyber espionage);
  • Defense Against Hackers (cryptography, digital forensics, intrusion detection, legal recourse).

Benefits of Attending

Attending this session equips participants with critical knowledge on identifying, preventing, and responding to cybersecurity threats, enhancing the organization's overall security posture. It also fosters a culture of awareness and vigilance across all levels, significantly reducing the risk of data breaches and cyber attacks.