Cybersecurity – Part 3: The Ultimate Cyber Security Starter Session
|CPD Hours:||Attendance at this seminar will secure 2.5 hour/s verifiable CPD points including other professional bodies (SAICA, SAIBA, ACCA, IACSA, IRBA & etc)|
This course is intended primarily for individuals who have little to no prior background or knowledge about the field of cyber security. Have you ever wondered exactly how hackers 'hack'? Do words like firewalls, encryption, bio-metrics and malware sound confusing to you? As Auditor or Accountant, how do you incorporate and apply these basic concepts as part of your own practice? Even more important: how do you assess client work and audit risk? If so then you are going to find this course absolutely perfect for you, just to get you started with the basic concepts and current practices on cyber security.
In later parts of this series we will explore the role of the auditor in applying cyber security knowledge, implementing strategies as part of the audit plan and also assess the audit risk.
• Introduction to Cyber Security and Information Security • Basic terminologies • Cyber threats / Threat actors / Common Cyber attack methods • Layers of Security / Layers of Protection (The Onion) • Mac Addresses and IP Addresses • Hubs, Switches, Routers and Cookies • Ethernet 101 • HTTP, HTTPS, SSL and TLS • The internet and computer protocols • The mind of the hacker • Types of cyber attacks • Malware • Defences • Information security at the workplace • Cyber warfare and cyber attacks against companies and businesses • Bonus content
Who this course is for individuals who: • want to learn the basics of computer and cyber security and the impact on a personal level, business level and client / consumer level – Auditors and Accountants: this is the session for you!! • are interested in the fields of IT or Cyber Security