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The Principles of Cyber Security

Course Code: 61113-01

Aim of the course:

This qualification is designed to provide you with sector awareness. It will do this by increasing the knowledge and understanding of roles and issues relating to Cyber Security. It will also act as a stepping stone for those who wish to study cyber security at a higher level.

This qualification aims to:
  • focus on the study of the principles of cyber security
  • offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge of cyber security.
The objective of this qualification is to:
  • provide you with knowledge and understanding of the principles of cyber security.
Mandatory Units:
  • Unit 01: Introduction to cyber security
  • Unit 02: Understand terminology used in cyber security
  • Unit 03: Understand legal and ethical aspects of cyber security
  • Unit 04: Understand common threats to cyber security
  • Unit 05: Understand methods of maintaining cyber security
  • Unit 06: Working with others in cyber security

Additional qualification information about this learning aim can be viewed on the NCFE page which will give you more of an in-depth overview.