Information security awareness (Online) Register for FREE

Information security awareness (Online) Register for FREE

Gain the essential knowledge you need to ensure security of your agency's information assets?

 
 
 






To enrol into this course please navigate to the Upcoming courses page on the IPAA NSW website and search to see if the course is available. If there are no available courses please contact the IPAA Learning team on 02 80661900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au. 

 

Overview

This course is for staff in NSW Government agencies and it provides basic information security guidance in relation to common workplace scenarios. It will equip you with essential information security knowledge that can be applied on a day-to-day basis and will assist in securing agency information assets.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify acceptable use of ICT.
  • Deal with security incidents.
  • Handle sensitive information.
  • Use mobile devices securely.
  • Manage your passwords securely.
  • Reduce physical security incidents.
  • Apply workplace security management practices.

Benefits to your organisation

  • Increased security of agency information assets.

Benefits to you

  • Equip yourself with essential information security knowledge that can be applied on a day-to-day basis.

NOTE: This course has been designed to work with Google Chrome and may not function in other web browsers.

Course Outline

Module 1: Acceptable Use of ICT
On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • understand appropriate use of business ICT, including email, internet access and phone calls
  • have an awareness of the types of information you are able to access at work
  • appreciate the implications of inappropriate use of agency resources (e.g. the effect on agency reputation, potential for exposure to malware).

Module 2: Dealing With Security Incidents
On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • identify security incidents within your agency
  • apply common sense and a balanced approach in assessing whether information may be at risk.

Module 3: Handling Sensitive Information
On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • understand why some information may be regarded as 'sensitive'
  • apply security labels and classifications to information
  • obtain additional information about the labels and security classifications as required.

Module 4: Mobility
On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • understand key security aspects of mobility
  • use mobile devices, including laptops, tablets and mobiles, in a secure manner.

Module 5: Password Management
On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • understand the importance of password security
  • set a secure password for access to information systems within your organisation
  • protect access to your password to reduce the risk of compromise.

Module 6: Physical Security
On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • identify common physical security risks (e.g. shoulder surfing that you could face in a work environment)
  • understand what steps to take following a physical security incident
  • work in a manner which reduces the risk of physical security incidents.

Module 7: Workspace Security
On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • apply an understanding of work information security management practices (e.g. clear desk policy)
  • set locking mechanisms on devices (e.g. laptops or tablets)
  • use printers and scanners securely
  • dispose of documents securely in your workplace
  • report security incidents through appropriate channels within your agency.


Course completion: On completion of this training you will be issued with a Certificate of Completion, which can be downloaded and printed from Illuminate.

Access: You will have access to this training for 365 days.

Terms and Conditions:
Cancellations are not allowed for this training.

Enquiries: For more information on our in-house courses and programs, please contact the IPAA Learning and Development Team on 02 8223 8418 or email  learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au.

 

 

When
1/07/2019 - 1/07/2020
 

Terms and Conditions
Payments

Payment must be made either in full online at the time of confirming purchase or 14 days from the date of the invoice.
Payment is required prior to attending the event or course. 

Payments - Online Events

If you have an outstanding invoice for the event, you will not receive a link to the live event. 

Cancellation policy - Events
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the event running — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 5–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–5 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Scheduled Courses
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the course start date — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 7–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–6 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Self-paced Courses
  • Cancellations are not permitted.

Note: If you do not cancel and do not attend, 100% of the event fee must be paid.

Transfer policy - Events
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Substitute nominees may attend in your place where deemed appropriate; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Scheduled Courses
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Your course registration can be transferred to another course without penalty if requested more than 10 business days prior to the course start date. Otherwise, the above cancellation policy applies. Transfers can only be requested when the course fee has been paid in full
  • Transferring your registration to another person can be done at any time without penalty, provided that nominee details are provided within a minimum of 2 business days before course/event start date; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Self-paced Courses 
  • Transfers to another course are not allowed for self-paced courses.
Penalties may be waived in exceptional circumstances, work commitments do not count as exceptional circumstances.

Program Changes

IPAA NSW reserves the right to change programs/speakers/venue, or to cancel programs if the enrollment criteria are not met or when conditions beyond our control prevail. All registrants will be notified in the event of cancellation and their registration will be refunded. 


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