Introduction to Information and Cyber Security

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11
Information Security Management

This course will give you the foundation for the management of risk and the application of Information Security Management controls in any organisation. On completion of this course you will have gained an understanding of the increasingly complex Information Security issues facing any organisation. The ability to apply Security Management concepts in a practical manner is critical.

Information Security, online security, threats from hackers, computer Virus, Malware, Ransomware GDPR are threats on the minds of every business person in today’s world. 

Unfortunately, many businesses and organisations neglect the effective management and protection of data and information until they have a problem. It may then be too late. 

This short course introduces students to the main issues and the techniques used to manage Information Security effectively. 

The course covers the theory and where possible, practical application of techniques to avoid the worst problems and better prepare any organisation to protect itself in this uncertain world.

This course has one study option

Mode of Attendance

  • Online Learning

Mode of Study

  • Part Time

Start Date


Course Length

10 weeks

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