Cyber Security Working From Home Online Training Course


The aim of this online course is to provide learners with easy-to-understand advice and tips to help them better understand Cyber Security in the home and on-the-move. It will help you to recognise cyber threats that could harm you and your family and the steps you can take to reduce the chances it will happen to you.

The content is designed to familiarise you with the risks that we all face and hopefully over time will make you a little more “tech-savvy” and most importantly – improve your security awareness. With as many as 70% of people working remotely at least once per week and instances of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases increasing by the day, organisations in affected countries across the globe are instructing their employees to work remotely, this course also provides useful advice for helping you to secure your home working environment. The duration of the course is 1hr 15mins and covers such topics such as:

  • The Importance of Cyber Security
  • Phishing
  • Ransomware
  • Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
  • Protecting Your Wireless Router
  • Staying Safe On Social Media
  • Securing Your Mobile Phone (both iPhone and Android)
  • Shopping Safely On-Line
  • Smart TVs
  • The Internet of Things (IoT)


£9.99 inc VAT – online booking only.

Please click here to book.

Who is it for?

This is suitable for individuals and businesses alike for anyone looking to gain more information about remote working and how to protect yourself.


1 Hour 15 mins online or at your own pace.


No prior training or knowledge is required for those attending this course.

Course overview

Module 1: Importance Of Cyber Security

  • Cyber Security at Home
  • How Vulnerable Is Your Home?
  • Importance Of Being Technical In Your Approach
  • Technical Terms You Should Be Aware Of
  • Don’t Just Plug It In
  • Knowledge Check

Module 2: Authentication Factors & Importance Of Passwords

  • What Is Multi-Factor Authentication?
  • What’s The Secret Password?
  • Is Your Account Safe?
  • Strength Of Your Password
  • Managing Passwords
  • Knowledge Check

Module 3: Safeguarding E-Mails

  • How Safe Is Your Email Account?
  • How To Make Your Email Secure
  • Create Multiple Email Accounts
  • Managing Spam
  • Knowledge Check

Module 4: Securing your Smartphone

  • Are You As Smart As Your Phone?
  • Managing Your Apps
  • Tips to Keep your Smartphone Safe
  • Activate Remote Device Locator For Your Smartphone
  • Planning On Selling Your Phone?
  • Knowledge Check

Module 5: Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

  • An Introduction To Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
  • Benefits Of Using VPN
  • What Is VPN And How Does It Work?
  • How It Work For You?
  • VPN Can Make Your Internet Slow
  • Connecting A VPN To Your Wireless Route
  • VPNs And SmartTV
  • Remind Me … Why Should I Use a VPN?
  • VPN Does Not Make You Anonymous

Module 6: The Internet of Things (IOT)

  • What Is The IoT?
  • How Does IoT Work?
  • Protecting IoT Systems And Devices
  • Knowledge Check

Module 7: Staying Safe On Social Media

  • Connecting On Social Media
  • Are My Social Networks Safe?
  • Oversharing And Identity Theft
  • Stay Protected Against Third-Party Apps
  • Fake Profiles on Social Media
  • Knowledge Check

Module 8: Let’s Go Online Shopping!

  • Understanding Your Online Shopping Habits
  • Scope For Identity Theft
  • Choosing A Reliable Online Store
  • What To Do If One Of Your On-Line Accounts Is Hacked?
  • How Can I Tell If My Payments Are Safe?
  • How Can You Secure Your Online Transactions As Much As Possible?
  • Periodically Monitor Your Transactions And Bank Account Activity
  • Knowledge Check

Module 9: Phishing

  • An Introduction to Phishing
  • How Does Phishing Work?
  • Types Of Phishing
  • What A Phishing Email Looks Like
  • Knowledge Check

Module 10: Ransomware

  • An Introduction to Ransomware
  • Ransomware vs Viruses
  • Types Of Ransomware
  • How Ransomware Infects Your PC
  • How Do You Know If You’re Infected?
  • Ransomware Prevention Tips
  • To Pay Or Not Pay The Ransom?
  • Knowledge Check

Module 11: Safeguarding Wi-Fi Networks

  • Wi-Fi Networks And Cybersecurity
  • What Is A Home Wireless Network?
  • Types Of Wireless Networks
  • Protecting Your Wireless Network
  • Try To Avoid Public Wi-Fi
  • Staying Safe On Public Wireless Networks
  • Knowledge Check

Module 12: Safeguarding Smart TVs

  • Introduction To Smart TVs
  • Smart TVs Can Spy On Their Owners
  • What Happens When A Cyber-Criminal Accesses Your Smart TV?
  • Smart TVs Are Private Property – No Entry!
  • How To Protect Your Smart TV From Cyber-Criminals
  • Turning Off Smart TV Tracking
  • How To Disable Ad Tracking On Set-Top Boxes
  • Knowledge Check

Module 13: Some Extra Tips

  • Don’t Wait For Bad Things To Happen
  • Some Useful Tips

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