CYBER SECURITY

This module allows candidates to understand the main concepts underlying the secure use of ICT in daily life and to use relevant techniques and applications to maintain a secure network connection, use the internet safely and securely, and manage data and information appropriately.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Understand the key concepts relating to the importance of secure information and data, physical security, privacy and identity theft.

  • Protect a computer, device, or network from malware and unauthorised access.

  • Understand the types of networks, connection types, and network specific issues, including firewalls.

  • Browse the World Wide Web; communicate on the Internet securely.

  • Understand security issues related to communications, including e-mail and instant messaging.

  • Back up and restore data appropriately and safely; securely dispose of data and devices.

BENEFITS

  • Covers the skills needed to understand the key concepts relating to the importance of secure information and data, physical security, privacy, and identity theft.

  • Certifies best practice in IT security.

  • Developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practising computer professionals from all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content.

SYLLABUS

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