Introduction to Cyber Security Management Protection

Welcome to the iSMTA KickStart Introduction to Cyber Security Management Protection. The objective of this course is to provide the student with enough knowledge to understand the function of cyber security protection within a commercial business or organisation. This includes an understanding of the main functions of cyber security, cyber threats, risk reduction and good practice for students thinking about a career as a cyber security specialist. The course will provide the student with enough detail to understand the role of cyber security and other related security functions within the business world. It will also demonstrate the possibilities of a rewarding and challenging career for those who decide to become a cyber security specialist. There are many cyber security protection specialists throughout the business world, from junior to senior positions, with responsibilities and work pressures that are commensurate with rewards.

Course syllabus:

  1. The Role of Cyber Security Specialists

  2. The Basic Security Management Organisation Structure

  3. Cyber Threat Awareness

  4. Key Steps to Cyber Security

  5. Cyber Security Risk Assessment and Risk Reduction

  6. Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)

  7. Information Security Protection

  8. Convergent Security

  9. Business Resilience

  10. Cyber Security Specialist as a Career