Cyber Security Essentials for Businesses

It is no longer about “IF” you will be attacked, but “WHEN”. Are you ready?

Why Cyber Security?

In today’s data-driven, highly distributed world, companies now use the internet to undertake the very basic of business tasks, to advertise and sell, find new markets, customers and staff, communicate with customers and suppliers, process financial transactions, amongst others.

The Internet brings huge business opportunities and benefits; it also brings some security risks. It is increasingly important to manage these risks to take advantage of the internet whilst protecting your business.

Every day there are attacks on the IT systems of companies like yours, attempting to steal information and money, or disrupt business activities. More customers are now demanding that their suppliers are secure, making cyber security a business necessity for companies.

Cyber Security Training

Participants will gain first-rate taught and practical experiences from industry leading trainers through lectures, workshops, DIY sessions & use of real-time case studies.

Specifically, participants will gain knowledge on:

  • What cyber security is, how it affects businesses and why you should care;
  • The threats to how you do business and how they affect you as an individual;
  • How attacks happen and terms such as ‘phishing’ and ‘hacking’
  • The possible impacts of cyber attacks on you, your organisation, your employees and your customers;
  • Risk Management: Preventing Cyber attacks
  • What you can do to mitigate these impacts

The course is suitable for every individual / business that uses a computer or any Internet enabled device. This course is essential for all organisations, of all sizes, and in all sectors. This includes companies in the private sector, entrepreneurs, business owners, SMEs, general non-IT professionals, universities, charities, and public sector organisations.

Improved Reputation

Good cyber security strategies can enhance the reputation of a business and open up new commercial opportunities.

Reduced costs

Businesses can save money through adopting an efficient risk management “preventive” approach – plan, implement and review rather than a more expensive “reactive” approach on the aftermath of an attack.

Improved Competitive Advantage

Gain competitive advantage by being seen to take security seriously. Good security can be an enabler for a thriving business: you will be protecting your assets, your reputation, your customers, and your peace of mind.

Essential Security

The course is suitable for every individual / business that uses a computer or any Internet enabled device. This course is essential for all organisations, of all sizes, and in all sectors.

What our clients say

Coming out of this training, I have a better understanding of the most cost-effective tools that I can use to market my business.

Aarona MosesIsland Twist – Grenada

I enjoyed the hands-on practical aspect of the course. I now hope to reach the international market through a dedicated digital business strategy.

AbenaCourse Delegate

I’ve learned that we don’t need to fight our competition; we can cooperate to get a co-opetition.

Ariff ShawEdward B. Beharry Group Guyana
This training has revitalised and motivated me. Where I saw limits before, I now see so much potential and opportunity. Every area touched on was relevant, and is applicable in todays world dominated by social media. The teaching style is excellent and very engaging! It was intense, yet enjoyable.
I intend to utilise all that was taught to redefine my brand and develop digital strategies for my companies, and create packages to cater to the needs of those I have the privilege to serve. Thank you for the positive impact you have had on my professional life.

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