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The duration of the course is11-13 weeks.
As part of this course you will study mandatory units:
Unit 1 Introduction to cyber security
The learner will gain an understanding of the need for cyber security and the impact of cyber crime. They will also know about the various job functions in the sector and related key skill requirements.
Unit 2 Understand terminology used in cyber security
The learner will understand cyber security terminology, and the concept of social engineering.
Unit 3 Understand legal and ethical aspects of cyber security
Learners will understand the key legislation related to cyber security and how to maintain data confidentiality and security. They will also understand ethical and unethical conduct within cyber security
Unit 4 Understand common threats to cyber security
Learners will develop an understanding of malicious software and the ways in which a system can be infected. They will understand common and emerging threats, as well as physical threats to cyber security.
Unit 5 Understand methods of maintaining cyber security
Learners will understand the preventative methods used to maintain cyber security, including the principles of user access control and use of firewalls
Unit 6 Working with others in cyber security
The learner will understand team working and the use of interpersonal skills and communication when working in a cyber security role
Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.
|Course Title||Principles of Cyber Security Distance Learning Level 2|
Eligibility for FREE Level 2 Distance Learning courses:
I chose to study at BTC because of the excellent computing and IT facilities and, of the local colleges in the area, it seemed able to provide the best experience. My confidence has definitely developed during my time at the College. Interacting with new people and in a new environment has helped me come out of my comfort zone and progress personally.
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