Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Parents and Carers (2022-23)

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About The Course

Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Parents and Carers (2022-23)

Smartphones, computers and the internet are a fundamental part of modern life for most households. From online banking and shopping, to email and social media, it's more important than ever to take steps that can prevent cyber criminals getting hold of accounts, data, and devices which they can use for profit, blackmail or to cause reputational damage.

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand what cyber security is, the different types of cyber threats and the measures you can take to protect yourself from harm.

Split into bite-sized modules, the training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost-effective and most time-efficient manner. It has been produced in high-quality remote video CPD format which is accessible on any device, any time, anywhere.

Created by KryptoKloud, an independent cyber operations and intelligence company, this course is split into six modules. The course consists of learning through video modules, completion of tasks, further reading and viewing external resources. Please consider this when planning and allocating your time. To successfully understand and achieve the objectives of the course, learners are expected to engage in all aspects of the learning process and complete all relevant activities to ensure they can successfully apply the knowledge and skills they have gained in their own setting.


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Introduction

Created by KryptoKloud, an independent cyber operations and intelligence company, this course is split into six modules with a knowledge assessment at the end to help you evidence your learning.

Module 1: An introduction to cybersecurity for parents and carers

In module 1 you’ll be provided with a brief introduction into the basics of cyber security and understand some of the tactics that criminals use when attempting to steal data.

Module 2: Digital identity and trust online

In module 2 we will explore what it means to have a digital identity, discuss what geotagging is and consider the harms to digital privacy that have resulted from the advancements in technology.

Module 3: Types of cyber crime

Module 3 will explore the methods cyber attackers use to perform their criminal acts and what steps you can take to reduce the risk of being the victim of an attack.

Module 4: Responding to a data breach

Module 4 will look at breaches, how they can impact us on a personal level, what actions to take if you’re the victim of a breach and what the ramifications can be for an organisation.

Module 5: The Computer Misuse Act and role of protective agencies

In module 5 we’ll explore the Computer Misuse Act in more detail and look into the role of the National Cyber Security Centre, regional cyber crime units and gaining cyber security accreditation.

Module 6: Cyber security awareness tips

In module 6 we’ll cover some common cyber security awareness advice that can be easily implemented at home, work or in any environment to help reduce the risk of being the victim of a cyber attack.

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