Welcome to the Information Security course. 
Information resources are vital to every modern business organisation. Their confidentiality, integrity and availability are essential in maintaining service levels, ensuring legal compliance and safeguarding the public image and public perception of the company. Every company must take security very seriously, and that relies on all staff playing their part.
This course offers guidance on a variety of topics related to IT security. We'll investigate the different types of information, the relevant legislation, why passwords are important and best practice when using the internet and email. We'll also explore where to store electronic information and the issue of viruses and other malicious software and mobile computing.

Want to learn more? Why not also take our courses on Information Governance, Cyber Crime and Cyber Security.

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Is this course for me?
This course is suitable for professionals of any level who want to be aware of the risks and responsibilities surrounding data protection and information security.

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will:
  • Understand what is meant by 'information' and why it is necessary to protect it
  • Learn the responsibilities and best practices for data handling.

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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 30 minutes to complete. 

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes - you will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Scroll to the top of the page and click on the       Join course       button. This will take you through to the course content. You don't need to complete the course in one go - you can always continue later from where you left off.