Information Technology

Cybersecurity Annual Awareness Training (CYBER-0100)

In today’s digital age, cybersecurity is paramount for individuals and organizations. DQS looks to enable your cyber-ready workforce of tomorrow by providing high-quality annual cybersecurity awareness training. This course empowers participants with the knowledge and skills to protect themselves and their organizations from cyber threats.

Participants will delve into the intricacies of cybersecurity, exploring topics such as malware detection and prevention and secure communication practices. They will learn to identify common cyber threats, including phishing, ransomware, and social engineering, and discover effective countermeasures to mitigate these risks. Practical exercises and knowledge checks will enhance their ability to secure personal and professional digital assets.

Individuals will leave this course with a more robust understanding of their roles and responsibilities in protecting personal and confidential information while keeping information systems secure.

An annual cybersecurity awareness course is a crucial component of any organization’s security strategy, as it equips employees with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the ever-evolving digital landscape safely. Such courses are highly suitable in today’s technology-driven world, where cyber threats continually evolve in complexity. By conducting these courses annually, organizations ensure that their workforce remains updated with the latest cybersecurity threats, best practices, and protective measures. This proactive approach reduces the likelihood of security breaches from human error or negligence. Moreover, these courses empower employees to recognize phishing attempts, secure their personal and work-related data, and contribute to a culture of cybersecurity vigilance within the organization. In summary, annual cybersecurity awareness courses safeguard sensitive information and mitigate cyber risks in an increasingly interconnected world.

Target Audience
This course is ideal for companies looking to provide annual employee training to increase cybersecurity awareness. If you are involved in training your employees or managing your information data security management, check out this effective and relevant eLearning course.

DQS Academy hosts this self-paced eLearning course and concludes with a short quiz to test participants’ knowledge retention.
  • Introduction
  • What Is Information Security?
  • What’s at Stake?
  • Are You at Risk?
  • Cybersecurity Threats
  • What Is Social Engineering?
  • How Social Engineering Works
  • Types of Attacks
  • How to Identify an Attack
  • Protecting Against Malware
  • Insider Threat
  • Security Measures
  • Creating and Managing Strong Passwords
  • A Guide to Multifactor Authentication
  • Using Physical Security to Keep Facilities and Assets Safe
  • How to Protect Confidential Information
  • Test
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 1 year