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Mitigating Security Risks

This course examines the myriad security threats faced by organisations today and how to prepare for them, respond to them, and prevent them.

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This is an intermediate-level security course for working or aspiring IT professionals seeking to deepen their understanding of best practice in data, cloud, and information security.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 30 CPD points upon successful completion

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In centre, Online, or a combination

Training Type



30 hours

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    About this course

    To mitigate cyber, data, cloud, and information security risks, you need solid knowledge of the complete network security process, from network design to deployment to continuous monitoring. In this course, you’ll explore a variety of network security concepts and techniques for mitigating security risks.

    Effective cybersecurity risk management requires intricate knowledge of day-to-day IT security risks, network vulnerabilities, and cyber attacks. You’ll learn about cybersecurity breaches and how best to prevent them. You’ll explore commonly used techniques to assess data security and you’ll learn how to protect your organisation’s data.

    You’ll also learn how to manage risks from both external and internal sources. You’ll explore the policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines that underpin effective information security for an organisation.

    You’ll learn best practices for security breach incident management. And you’ll explore business continuity planning to ensure that your organisation functions smoothly during an unplanned incident or disaster.


    Module 1 – Managing Network & Infrastructure Security Risks

    Module 2 – Managing Physical Security Risks

    Module 3 – Cyber Security Risks

    Module 4 – Managing Security in a Hybrid Workplace

    Module 5 – Managing Social Engineering Risks

    Module 6 – Information, Cloud & Data Security Risk Considerations

    Module 7 – Managing Information, Cloud & Data Security Risks

    Module 8 – Handling Natural Threats

    Module 9 – Managing Risks from Internal Stakeholders

    Module 10 – Maintaining a Secure Workplace

    Module 11 – Information Security Governance

    Module 12 – Managing the Incidents

    Module 13 – Maintaining Business Continuity

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      We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs


      Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.


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