Corporate Cyber Security

Cyber attacks broke all records in terms of the numbers of cases reported in the last 12 months. It is estimated that a business is successfully hacked every 19 seconds and some risk analysts estimate that $2.9m is lost to cybercrime every minute globally. Understanding the risks and protecting your organisation from these threats is now essential for financial services practitioners.

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Why learn about Corporate Cyber Security

A cyber attack can result in the paralysis of a computer system or theft or loss of personal data or information, and it can lead to significant disruption for your firm and may even result in fines and sanctions for inadequate protection. This short online course explores the foundations of cyber security, the nature of cyber risk, the types of attacks to be aware of and details of the regulatory and legal requirements. Do you know what you should do if you are attacked? Start your learning today with this essential course and complete it in your own time with our easy access online package.

What are Professional Assessments?

These newly developed short online self-learning courses combine first-class content with a test and a formal certificate of achievement, in one simple cost-effective package. Developed with experts and subject specialists, our Professional Assessments contain the most relevant and up to date material on key topics which affect the financial services sector today. A mix of interactive content, the course comprises videos, interviews, reading and extra references and supportive materials that enhance your understanding as you are learning.

Undertake the learning at your own pace and then sit the test at the end when you are ready. Similar to our Professional Refresher e-learning modules and world-renowned examinations, Professional Assessments are completely flexible, so you can choose when to study and when to take the test.

Key features

Short course of online self-learning taken anytime and anywhere on any device with an assessment certificate when you pass

Covers the essential information needed by professionals working in financial services on this subject

Enhances understanding of all the key elements from a global perspective

Written and reviewed by a team of experts

Who is it for?

Practitioners working in all areas of financial services – this course is relevant to a wide range of areas including wealth, financial planning, securities and equities, bonds, operations, risk, compliance, fintech, corporate finance and regulation.

Course contents

Core cyber security terms and concepts

The key issues and threats

The nature of external and internal cyber attacks

Cyber security as a business risk

Managing cyber security risk

What to do when an attack occurs

Cyber security risk and operational risk

How to combat cybercrime across an organisation

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Includes 1 year access to the Professional Assessment

Two attempts at the end of module test1

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1After two unsuccessful attempts at the end of module test, subsequent tests will be at a reduced 50% rate