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Cyber Security for ManagersStarting: 10/07/2019$259 20 Spots Open
20 Spots Open
Dates: Monday October 7, 2019 to
Friday November 1, 2019
TIME: 12:01AM to 11:59PM
Num. of Classes: 26
Course Num: U12.1-F19
Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Finally, you can get up to date on Cyber Security basics and fundamentals. Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the work place, you will find out about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism.
At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge needed to practice safer computing and safeguard your business and work information.
One month online course October 7 – November 1 / Average hours 16
Unit 1: Introduction to Cyber Security
- What does “Cyber Security” mean?
- Brief history and evolution
- Commonly used Cyber Security terms and their meaning
- Cyber terrorism
Unit 2: Threats and Vulnerabilities
- Viruses, malware and spyware
- Vulnerability Management 101
- Detection and Remediation
Unit 3: Information Assurance – Staying safe
- Enterprise Risk Management
- Common Attacks
- Technical Controls
- Firewalls and encryption
Unit 4: Disaster recover planning
- Intrusion Detection/Prevention
- Basic security architecture
- Introductory forensics
- Recovering data
- To gain a fundamental knowledge of what Cyber Security is and how it applies to your daily work
- To gain an understanding of terms commonly used in Cyber Security such as “vulnerability”
- To know how vulnerabilities occur and how to limit your exposure to them
- To gain a fundamental understanding of what an attack is, and how to identify and prevent them from occurring
- To provide the fundamental skills and understanding needed to identify Cyber Security threats
At the end of this course, you will:
- Possess a fundamental knowledge of Cyber Security
- Understand what a vulnerability is and how to address most common vulnerabilities
- Know basic and fundamental risk management principles as it relates to Cyber Security
- Have the knowledge needed to practice safer computing and safeguard your information
- Understand basic technical controls in use today, such as firewalls and Intrusion Detection systems.
About online learning
Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun.
How the Course Works
It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom. You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access. Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.
Participate when you want
You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate. For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.
What you will do
For each Unit, you will:
- Read the print readings (about 20 pages a week)
- Have the option of accessing the online readings
- Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
- Have the option of taking a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
- Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants
- For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.
- The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.
- The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.
- Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.
- We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.
Please provide a separate cheque or money order for each course.
Confirmation’s will be emailed at the time of registration.
Full refunds will be issued for courses cancelled by Louis Riel School Division Continuing Education.
Refunds are issued for cancellations made at the request of the registrant up to seven days prior to the start date of the course and are subject to a $10 administration fee. Refunds will NOT be granted for cancellations made fewer than seven days prior to the course start date.
Please contact the Louis Riel School Division Continuing Education at (204)237-8130 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
The online classroom for this course is available from October 7 - November 1. This course must be completed within this time frame.