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

I found the training in digital strategies for business growth to be a real and practical journey towards my organization achieving a competitive edge in the industry; the finance e industry. It really put in focus our strategic plans; how we target our customers and remain relevant in a digital marketing world.

Roger Duncan
Co-operative Bank

The digital age is upon us. Guyana is an right now in the emerging state so internet boom will be upon us soon. Digital technologies, so to speak, should be adopted by everyone. We should transform our current ways of doing things and go digital because that is where the future is.

Jaswant Persand
Edward B. Beharry Group Guyana

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

Abena
Course Delegate

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

Ariff Shaw
Edward B. Beharry Group Guyana