Introduction to Security Management

Welcome to the iSMTA KickStart Introduction to Security Management. The objective of this course is to provide the student with enough knowledge to understand the function of security management within a commercial business or organisation. This includes an understanding of the main functions of security, threats, risk reduction and good practice for students thinking about a career in security management. This KickStart Course is designed as a basic introduction to the specialist function of security management within a business. The course will provide the student with enough detail to understand the role of security management within the business world and also to demonstrate the possibilities of a rewarding and challenging career for those who decide to become a security management specialist. There are many security management 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 Security Management

  2. The Basic Security Management Organisation Structure

  3. Basic Physical Security Protection

  4. Basic Information Security

  5. Basic Cyber Security

  6. Basic Business Resilience and Crisis Management

  7. Basic Fraud Prevention

  8. Basic Investigations

  9. Executive and Employee Protection

  10. Security Threat Awareness

  11. Security Risk Awareness and Risk Reduction

  12. Convergent Security