FREE Cyber Security e-learning Training for Staff

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The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)  has a useful cyber security e-learning training package for staff: ‘Stay Safe Online: Top Tips for Staff’. It’s appropriate for a non-technical audience, with tips designed to complement existing policies and procedures. 

Free to use, with no log-in needed, it takes less than 30 minutes to complete (which includes the quiz at the end).

The training introduces why cyber security is important; how attacks happen, and covers four key areas:

  • defending yourself against phishing
  • using strong passwords
  • securing your devices
  • reporting incidents (‘if in doubt, call it out’).

‘Stay Safe Online – Top Tips for Staff’ Infographic

In addition, the NCSC has produced a summary infographic, which covers the core messages from the e-learning.  It can be accessed here:

I recommend integrating this NCSC’s e-learning package into your school or Trust’s programme of staff training and induction on data protection and using the infographic as a summary reminder.

The Information Commissioner’s Office recommends that staff receive training on data protection at least every 2 years. For information on how I can support you with this, see my Training and Consultancy page.