Introduction to Cyber Security

Course Overview

Cyber security awareness is critical for all businesses. The digital, “4th Industrial Revolution” brings significant opportunities and advantages, but it also brings risks. These risks must be understood and prepared for as our personal and professional dependence on the internet, connectivity and cyberspace grows. The aim of this course is to provide delegates with an overview of the types of cyber threats, and the impact of cyber disruptions to the company’s systems, applications and data.

Duration and Attendance

1 day, 0900 to 1600 at St Brycedale Campus, Kirkcaldy

What You Study

  • Networking and communications – security challenges
  • Data Security – legal and ethical considerations 
  • Ethical hacking – Threat landscape
  • Internet of Things
  • Malware – types and prevention

Possible Progression

  • National Progression Award: Cyber Security SCQF Level 5 

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