IT Security 101 – Cyber Security for Beginners

IT security & cybersecurity

IT Security 101 – Cyber Security for Beginners

Learn cyber security best practice tips on securing computer networks from internal & external IT security threats

What you’ll learn

  • How to protect and secure your organization’s network from inside and outside threats
  • How to make sure employees are following best practices
  • How to improve user awareness of phishing and vishing scams
  • Different types of vulnerability testing and associated legal considerations


  • To be an IT professional with some experience of working within a helpdesk environment


Over this course, we’ll be going over how to protect your organization’s computer network from any internal and external threats, whether this is from a technological or a human point of view.

Topics on the course:

* Preventing phishing and vishing (telephone) scams

* Checking common mistakes with security settings

* Security testing and the associated legal considerations

* Non-standard devices and preventing offline (face-to-face) social engineering

* Password policies and preventing credential sharing

* Alternative authentication, system patching and centralised reporting.

Also included are some real-world examples of situations where you might encounter the topics on the course, in order to help you identify these within your own organization, and be able to resolve them appropriately.

Who this course is for:
  • Existing IT support technicians who are wishing to learn new skills

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