Information Security for Schools




Information Security for Schools - Online eLearning Training Course

Employees within a school environment often have access to personal, sensitive information about both adults and children.

Our Information security training is vital for all employees who deal with personal records and databases, in addition to understanding how the Data Protection act relates to them and the work they do. The course provides awareness training on the dangers of poor information security in schools and how to defend against it. It offers guidance on the use of different devices, how to spot malware and the creation of strong passwords.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you will have learned about:

  • What information security is.
  • What cybersecurity is.
  • Why information security is important in your work life.
  • Why information security is important in your personal life.
  • The dangers and costs of poor information security.
  • What malware is.
  • How to spot and defend against malware.
  • Information security and mobile devices.
  • Information security and mobile working.
  • How to create strong passwords and avoid weak ones.
  • Perimeter security.
  • Network security.
  • Social engineering threats and how to avoid them.
  • The Data Protection Act and information security.
  • Information security and portable memory devices.
  • Information security and social media.

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