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Cyber Security Principles

TLM Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Principles
 

The Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Principles designed for students who have an interest in digital security and the threats to IT systems and as a coherent progression from a Level 2 qualification in CyberSecurity. 

It is designed to give them a broad understanding of open systems so they can understand the threats to IT systems and how to counter them. It would suit any students interested in working in the growing industry related to cyber security, but also students interested in general employment involving IT, networking professions, infrastructure management and data management.

Course Content (inclusive but not limited to:)

Unit 1  –  Understanding cyber security and online threats

  • Understanding the range and variety of cyber threats

  • Analyse and detail the types of threat currently in operation

  • Evaluate the impact of threats on various individuals and organisations
          

Unit 2  –  Analysis and evaluation of threats 

  • Understand the parts of a system that are attacked

  • Analyse and detail the parts of a system that are attacked

  • Evaluate how and why systems are attacked

Unit 3  –  Application and deployment of security tools and best practice

  • Understand the tools used for cyber security

  • Plan, use and practice with common cyber forensic tools

  • Evaluate the tools used and recommend best practices
     

Unit 4  –  Extended Project - Defending an online system

  • Research a working cyber security system

  • Plan to build a cyber safe web site or server

  • Develop a cyber safe web site or server

  • Test the system against common threats

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the system

Click here for the full course specification 

Assessment

  • A digital portfolio showcasing the learner's digital forensic skill and understanding

  • A small cyber security simulation project to test practical knowledge

For more information or to book call 07769 920050 or send us an email.

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