Cybersecurity for Business
As one of the fastest-growing crimes in the world, the threat of a cyber security attack is here to stay. According to the latest findings from the UK government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020, almost half of businesses (46%) and a quarter of charities (26%) reported having cyber security breaches or attacks in the last 12 months.
Accounting for over 50% of all attacks, the Finance and Business and Professional Services sectors have become the most attacked sectors in EMEA, as reported by NTT Security in their 2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report.
Understanding the threats and the level of financial and reputational risk and how to protect against cybercrime is the responsibility of every employee, not just the IT department
Must be over 18 years at the time of application and who have previously achieved a level 3 qualification. There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, but as a learner you will be ideally to be working with an organisation or role where they can demonstrate skills and apply knowledge. Alternatively, you could draw on previous experience within an organisation or use an organisation you are familiar with.
- IELTS minimum 5.0- 6.5 overall with no fail.
- Pass 5 GCSE subjects or equivelant
Who have demonstrated some ability and possess Qualifications at Level 3, for example ‘A’ Levels or vocational awards.
To obtain the Ofqual regulated, Level 4 Award in either of the subject areas, you will need to pass the KPA assessment which is taken online at a time you choose.
- Cybersecurity for Business
Assessment will take place via written exam. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own
This course gives you the opportunity to start developing your career with dedicated career development support in addition to your online tuition.
- On completion of your studies, you may be given a full-time graduate opportunity by your employer
- You may wish to further your studies by taking on academic professional qualifications.