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 would like to commend you for the quality and volume of material you put together for the 2-day Digital Transformation Strategies course. I found every topic as a unique opportunity to expand my knowledge  and most importantly grow as a professional.
As the Digital Marketing Personnel for my organisation, the strategies you taught has exposed me to the digital opportunities my organization can explore to amplify our impact as a nonprofit, and most importantly, improve our sustainability by adopting digital transformation strategies.
Like you mentioned ‘Visibility Credibility Profitability’ – Some key takeaways I will implement include; optimizing our website, use  our blog to boost search words, create quality content for our target audience and use social media to amplify our impact.
Once again, thank you very much!
Raymond OshekuRaymond Osheku Lagos, Nigeria.

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

The Digital Business Strategies training was very interactive. I will change my practice by implementing what I have learnt.
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Deon A. WillsFire Service Credit Union

Christian’s brain works as quickly as the internet when it comes to digital strategies and marketing ideas. He was free with his advice and guidance and whatever else he thought would help us understand and implement the knowledge into our organisations’ digital strategies. He has an interactive form of training that allows your learning to be as targeted as it can be in a diverse group setting. I am excited and am looking forward to creating and rolling out a full digital strategy for my organisation. Thank you, Rhics!

Lynette TaylorCommunications Specialist, Barbados Financial Service Commission