The qualification has been created to develop those learners who are looking to choose, or already have chosen, a career in a business-related sector but require basic knowledge and competences in the field of Cyber Security (which includes sub-disciplines of compliance, digital media risk management, security risk management, to name a few) without undertaking any technical level of proficiency.
Flexible: (50 Credits/ 5 Modules) Flexible and Tutor-Supported Learning: Study Online – with cutting-edge interactive software, videos, audio and content – at a time and place that suits you and your business!
Expert Tutors: Our accredited tutors have all worked in senior information and cyber security planning roles in major global businesses and/or law-enforcement agencies. Each module has a specialist module tutor to support student learning.
Further training: Identifies future education and training paths to suit your role as a business executive with responsibilities for organisational security, compliance and/or leadership
Networking: Meet new colleagues and industry peers through the virtual global networking and discussion forums. You will also be entitled to free attendance at the Global Cyber Academy ‘live’ business network seminars in London
Modules: 5 exciting Modules, each taking four weeks
- Module 1: Cyber Security: What is ‘Hacking’? (10 Credits);
- Module 2: Cyber Attack Methods (10 Credits);
- Module 3: Laws and Regulations (10 Credits);
- Module 4: Mobile Data (10 Credits);
- Module 5: Cyber Security Solutions
Assessment: One formal assignment at the module end. Informal (formative) exercises during module. Formal assessments include business reports and presentations. Informal include quizzes, comprehension, brainstorming and practice reports.
EU GDPR: Covered in a basic and functional manner
Accreditation: Pass every module to earn a Level 2 Diploma in Business Beginners in Cyber Security issued by a UK awarding body