Welcome to the iSMTA/ASTA and our online Modern Information Security Training course at Level 5, which is internally certified by ASTA who follow the qualification regulators assessment process in the UK.
Information Security Training has been a necessary part of organisations and business since they began. The need to protect information, data, brand reputation, the workforce, profits and trade secrets has been daily activity the value of which is often only recognised when something goes wrong. Every organisation or business will have some information protection measures in place, with most security protective measures being so normal that they are a simple part of our everyday lives. Being protective about plans, salaries, employee data, medical information and trade secrets are just such examples.
The explosion of social media has brought us to an age where there is a plethora of personal, private and business information available with just a few clicks of a mouse.
Information Security Training being modern
Therefore Information Protection needs to be ever-changing, to adapt to changing threats, to changing needs and to our ever-changing world. Information Protection must continue to modernise to maintain its value and effectiveness. Those employed to advise on Information Protection need to keep up-to-date too. Qualifying through this programme is an excellent way to be a Modern Information Protection Professional and provides a perfect pathway to further Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Course Aim & Length
The iSMTA/ASTA online e-learning Modern Information Security Training course & training has been designed for anyone wishing to gain a ASTA Level 5 Certificate. So if you already work in a security environment protecting information or are new to the sector this course will enable you to become an Information Protection Professional.
Unlike other providers iSMTA is an e-learning purist, in that all taught content that is delivered by one of our many Subject Matter Experts (SME) is a close resemblance to actually being in the classroom, but without all the costs and time constraints. This recognised qualification course provides over 150 hours of taught content and will enable you to apply your new knowledge and qualification as a Modern Information Protection Professional within a business environment.
The Information Security Training course qualification approved internally by ASTA and conforms to the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF). The ASTA Level 5 Certificate for Information Protection Professionals. This 150 hour course split over 8 Units at Level 5 is the equivalent working level to that of a ‘Level 5’ in the UK.
How it Works
By joining our Academy you will receive the following:
– Access to our Professional Dashboard
– Hours of taught Professional e-learning course Units
– Downloadable PDF Factsheets
– Access to Podcasts
– Directed research guidance through ‘Think Points’
– Scenario Based Assignment
– Access to discussion forums
– 1 Year Student Membership of the Security Institute
What you will be Taught
This course will provide the most up-to-date knowledge and a complete understanding of Modern Information Protection and will greatly enhance your career opportunities within the security industry, whether you are a newcomer to security operations or an existing professional who wishes to enhance their professional development. The course consists of 8 Units with a minimum of 150 guided learning hours in total. It covers an understanding of what Modern Information Protection management entails, the main ways in which protecting information supports an Organisation, how it addresses risk, current and emerging threats and the concept of modern information protection convergence.
Who Should Attend
This course is for those that wish to embark within a professional career as a security manager or you fall into the following categories:
• Gain a higher qualification in the subject of security management
• Those that wish to go onto a Degree or Master programme at university
• Combine with Physical Security and Security Management qualifications
• Continuing Professional Development
• Interest purposes
The Information Security Training course qualification approved internaly by ASTA is certified as: Level 5 Certificate for Information Protection Professionals.
UNIT 1: Modern Information Protection for Business
UNIT 2: Threats of Today and Tomorrow
UNIT 3: What is Information Protection?
UNIT 4: Information Protection and Risk Mitigation
UNIT 5: Information Protection and convergence
UNIT 6: Information Protection and Incident Management
UNIT 7: Information Protection being Modern