RSD Implementing and Managing Cyber Security


Why Get The RSD?

To gain the necessary knowledge and understanding of securing computing systems.
To learn how to implement and manage cyber security in an enterprise environment.
To know the core principles to consider in order to secure systems appropriately.
To develop the knowledge and skills relating to security, detection, information and attack management in order to protect an organisation in the event of a cyber-security attack.

Learning Outcomes

Understand the principles of cyber security.
Understand the importance of user awareness.
Understand cyber security protection methods.
Understand cyber security testing.
Understand how to manage a cyber-attack.
Be able to manage cyber security in an organisation.

Entry Requirements

Relevant Work Experience in The Field/ High School Level Qualification

Course Content

Types of cyber-attacks.
Implications of cyber-attacks.
Organisational policies and procedures.
Benefit of monitoring users, devices and activity on a network.
Cyber security culture - developing a culture where by staff is not afraid to highlight any concerns relating to cyber security.
Home working risks.
Staff Training for awareness.
Impact and importance of staff training.
Staying up to date with cyber threats and security developments.
Purpose and methods of cyber security protection.
Deployment of the methods and configuring system settings.
Recommending cyber security protection methods considering a number of factors.
Cyber security testing.
Vulnerability testing.
Scheduling simulated attacks.
Configure and test application and network security.
Cyber security rating.
Steps to manage a cyber-attack.
Communication methods to be used under a cyber-attack.
Root cause analysis.
Changes in cyber security working practices as a result of findings.
Installing protection methods on end point devices.
Setting up and configuring group policies on software.
Setting up and configuring monitoring software on a network.