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Cybersecurity Essentials

4.6 out of 5 rating Last updated 09/07/2024   English

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1 Days

6 CPD hours


After completing this course, students will be able to:
Identify and reduce human errors that put organizations at risk for a cyber-attacks.
Define Ransomware, Phishing, and Data Breaches to understand the differences.
Identify the motives of hackers.
Assess how data breaches occur.
Develop a plan on how to protect accounts and privacy.
Create a strong and secure password.
Work in a secure manner while using remote Wi-Fi access.
Safely use Virtual Private Networks (VPN).
Identify vulnerabilities in home networks to keep them secure.
Identity different social engineering techniques e.g. phishing, vishing.
Detect social engineering attempts and prevent potential breaches.
Prevent hackers from accessing a Mobile phone.


Cybersecurity Essentials was developed using unparalleled learning methodology that prepares cadets for the Israeli Cyber and Intelligence Unit. It is designed to tackle human error by helping develop an advanced understanding and skills to protect individuals and organizations against the most common cyber threats.

  • Introduction to the world of cybersecurity; basic terminology, and why cybersecurity is so important. Review of famous cyber-attacks.
  • One of the most common elements linking cyber-attacks is compromised or weak credentials. Learn different ways hackers can acquire passwords, and what to do when accounts have been compromised. How to prevent such attacks including best protection methods and password management and introduction to tools for testing and creating strong passwords.
  • Evaluate main risks that arise when using public and non-protected Wi-Fi networks. Differentiate between private and public Wi-Fi networks, define what a VPN is and how to use it, and how to browse safely in remote environments.
  • How hackers take advantage of human-based vulnerabilities. Define social engineering and the different types of attacks that can leverage social engineering, such as phishing or vishing. Learn how to detect social engineering attempts and prevent future breaches.
  • Minimize the risk of an attack on mobile device and understand basic security principles for mobile applications. Learn how to protect photos, browsing history, text messages, and confidential business information such as emails, documents, access permission and more.
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Cybersecurity Essentials training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Cybersecurity Essentials course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

FAQ for the Cybersecurity Essentials Course

Available Delivery Options for the Cybersecurity Essentials training.
  • Live Instructor Led Classroom Online (Live Online)
  • Traditional Instructor Led Classroom (TILT/ILT)
  • Delivery at your offices in London or anywhere in the UK
  • Private dedicated course as works for your staff.
How many CPD hours does the Cybersecurity Essentials training provide?

The 1 day. Cybersecurity Essentials training course give you up to 6 CPD hours/structured learning hours. If you need a letter or certificate in a particular format for your association, organisation or professional body please just ask.

What is the correct audience for the Cybersecurity Essentials training?

Cybersecurity Essentials provides foundational knowledge in cybersecurity and is recommended for all non-technical professionals who wish to develop an understanding of cyber safety.

Do you provide training for the Cybersecurity Essentials.

Yes we provide corporate training, dedicated training and closed classes for the Cybersecurity Essentials. This can take place anywhere in Ireland including, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Northern Ireland or live online allowing you to have your teams from across Ireland or further afield to attend a single training event saving travel and delivery expenses.

What is the duration of the Cybersecurity Essentials program.

The Cybersecurity Essentials training takes place over 1 day(s), with each day lasting approximately 8 hours including small and lunch breaks to ensure that the delegates get the most out of the day.

Why are Nexus Human the best provider for the Cybersecurity Essentials?
Nexus Human are recognised as one of the best training companies as they and their trainers have won and hold many awards and titles including having previously won the Small Firms Best Trainer award, national training partner of the year for Ireland on multiple occasions, having trainers in the global top 30 instructor awards in 2012, 2019 and 2021. Nexus Human has also been nominated for the Tech Excellence awards multiple times. Learning Performance institute (LPI) external training provider sponsor 2024.
Is there a discount code for the Cybersecurity Essentials training.

Yes, the discount code PENPAL5 is currently available for the Cybersecurity Essentials training. Other discount codes may also be available but only one discount code or special offer can be used for each booking. This discount code is available for companies and individuals.

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Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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