About the Event

The Cyber Security Fundamentals course is designed to empower individuals with essential practical knowledge, ensuring they navigate the online realm safely and become 'cyber savvy.' This instructor-led 3-hour event delivers engaging and informative content using various learning tools, including online quizzes, videos, and both small and large group discussions.

Cybersecurity fundamentals

Thu 11 Apr 2024 9:00am12:00pm
$429.00 incl. GST

Venue

Global Change Institute (#20). UQ St Lucia campus
Room: 
273

The modern cyber world can be dangerous. For many people, business communications and processes are performed via digital mediums (internet, email, applications), which means staff and their employers are exposed to associated threats. The Cyber Security Fundamentals course was created to arm people with fundamental, practical knowledge, enabling them to be safer online and to be ‘cyber savvy’. This instructor-lead 3-hour course is delivered in an engaging and informative manner using a variety of learning tools including an online quiz, videos, and small and large group discussions.

What you will learn

  • Fundamental cyber security knowledge, i.e. obtain ‘cyber savviness’ you can apply in professional and personal settings to be safer online.
  • Common cyber security threats and the countermeasures (controls) you can apply to address these threats.
  • Common examples of behavioural science you can apply to gain a greater understanding of your own and others’ decision-making behaviours.
  • Tips to make you more confident in your ability to manage cyber security risks and to share your knowledge with colleagues and families.
  • How to access free resources to maintain your awareness of cyber security threats and countermeasures.

Course details

  • Total of 30 participants
  • 3 hour class time with a break in the middle
  • This instructor-lead course is delivered in an engaging and informative manner using a variety of learning tools including an online quiz, videos, and small and large group discussions
  • Registrations close 5pm, Wednesday 10 April, unless booked out prior

Who will benefit

  • Teachers and teaching assistants
  • Managerial staff
  • IT helpdesk and support staff
  • Professional/administrative staff
  • Librarians
  • Associated professionals who have financial responsibilities such as canteen managers

Each participant receives

  • Copy of the slides
  • Checklist of actions
  • Certificate of attendance

Contacts

Jared Shepherd
07 334 66881