Who is the course for?

  • Individuals looking to expand their knowledge of different IT Security principals.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Assessment:

  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.

Certification:

  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

The Diploma in IT Security (Malware) is a useful qualification to possess, and would be beneficial for the following careers:

  • Security analyst
  • Security consultant
  • Security software developer.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Computer Fundamentals

  • Basic Computer Terms
  • Advanced Terms
  • Networking Basics
  • Basic Internet Concepts
  • Internet Security
  • Computers in the Workplace
  • Tele-Commuting
  • The Electronic World
  • Ergonomics
  • Safety and the Environment
  • Being Proactive
  • Identifying Yourself
  • Protecting your Data
  • Understanding Malware
  • Protecting Against Malware

Malware Protection

  • Why You Need To Worry About “Malware”
  • Viruses
  • Spyware/Adware
  • Safety & Security at the Browser Level
  • Spyware Can Destroy
  • How Does Spyware Spread?
  • How To Remove Spyware
  • Anti Spyware Programme
  • The Anti Anti-Spyware Programs
  • Research And Learn More
  • Choosing The Best Anti-Spyware Tool
  • Computer Security And Spyware
  • The Programs To Avoid
  • Is It Legal?
  • Checklist Of Protection
  • Glossary of Terms
Program taught in:
English

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Last updated June 8, 2018
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