Cybersecurity - Introduction


With cybercrime making headline news, it is more important than ever to be aware of our own digital footprint and the impact that it can have on our surroundings.

Protecting our data and taking vital precautions to maintain our digital privacy and continuity has become of paramount concern. Many users aren’t aware of the cyber threats lurking on the internet, cyber criminals and malicious hackers target regular people like you and me far more frequently than we would like to think.

The cybersecurity market has grown 35 times in the past decade, and is set for exponential growth with spending on products and services to eclipse $1 trillion worldwide.

This course provides information and advice, along with some easy steps to help minimise risk in today’s often confusing cyber landscape.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will have a greater understanding of:

  • Introduction to cybersecurity
  • Minimising risk online
  • Types of threats we face today
  • Types of hackers and where are they
  • Update: what’s on in the world
  • Case study: (NHS WannaCry)

Authored By

With 20 years of experience in building technical systems for businesses, Pratish Sharma advises organisations around Europe on evolving technologies, including Data Protection, Cryptocurrencies, Artificial Intelligence and in streamlining data practices. He also presents courses on a variety of technical subjects based on industry trends. This includes helping people to save time and resource in analysing trends in business data, using Excel to optimise profit and forecasting, and advising on Cyber Security.

A CPD certificate of completion will be provided by BPP Professional Education Limited upon successful completion of the online course.

CPD Points: 1

CPD Duration (hours): 1

Access: 12 months from purchase date

Price: £35.00 (excludes VAT)