IT Protection & Security - User Awareness 1 Day Training Course (UAT)

Venue: Connections at Trafalgar Square

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 15, 2011 End Date/Time: Jul 29, 2011
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Are your employees the weakest link? Trafalgar Square - London Friday 29 July 2011 9:30am – 4:30pm │ Connections at Trafalgar Square, 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BY

Introduction We are living in a digital age, where almost all employees are using or have access to a computer. Everyone needs to be aware of the compulsory necessity of securing their digital life.

Not a day goes by without a media story relating to voicemail hacking, DDoS attacks, email hacking, website defacements, USB sticks loss or laptops be stolen. Major corporations such as Sony and Apple, have been affected by cyber attacks. Just some of the many examples are below:

‘Hackers taunt Sony with more intrusions…’ ‘Exclusive: CEO says hackers tried to extort data, money…’ ‘NHS laptop loss could put millions of records at risk…’ ‘NHS trust lost USB stick…’ ‘Plea for money after email hacking…’

The need to combat threats against cyber security is ever more prevalent, the IT protection and security user awareness training day can play a key part in educating staff to counter these threats.

Overview The most detailed, well planned and executed security policy can be defeated by a single end user employee. Users require high less access and privileges in order to perform their roles and this access can be exploited by the end users themselves or by hackers. Therefore it is vital that end user security awareness and literacy be at the core of any IT security strategy.

During the day course the following topics will be covered:

Password protection and security
Wi-Fi security
Viruses, worms, key loggers etc
Laptop security
Removable media security
Physical security
Email security
Social engineering
Browsing safely
Safe website browsing
Mobile phone security
Basic counter-terrorism


8 Northumberland Ave
United Kingdom