Cyber-Security for Business

Course overview

Can we ever tackle the ever-evolving threat of cybercrime? If your whole business operation depends on its digital processes, data, and systems, then you could be leaving yourself open to attack at any moment. Cyber-security needn’t be a daunting task for business leaders, but steps are essential to save yourself time, money, and even your brand’s reputation.

This interactive workshop will give participants the opportunity to go through the steps to protect their organisation and help prepare for any future attacks.

Features and objectives

Participation in this course will enable you to:

  • Gain a better understanding of cybercrime and the threats that have happened, and can happen again
  • Improve your business by learning how to deal with a breach effectively
  • Learn how to minimise reputational risks associated with cybercrime
  • Gain practical knowledge of how you can prepare for future attacks
  • Become aware of the types of cybercrime and best practices within your organisation
  • Promote cyber awareness and train your staff
  • Build and test cybercrime policies
  • Protect yourself and your organisation from associated risks
  • Measure effectiveness

Learning outline

Understanding the threats

  • Introduce the primary areas of risk such as Ransomware, Malware, Phishing, physical security breaches, employee behaviour
  • Provide examples (cautionary tales) of how organisations have experienced problems.

Statutory responsibilities

  • Explain legal responsibilities for company and senior management when dealing with cyber security breaches (e.g. GDPR).


  • Auditing and testing
  • Promoting cyber awareness across your organisation
  • Policies

Managing cybercrime when responding to a breach

  • Processes
  • Crisis management

Developing a strategy to combat cybercrime

  • Ways to prevent, detect, and tackling cybercrime

Course leader

Martin Thomas

Martin is a marketing consultant, trainer, and author. Most of his work is focused on helping organisations respond to the opportunities and challenges posed by digital media. He has written three books on this topic, including The Financial Times Guide to Social Media Strategy.
He was a course leader on digital and social media at the Institute of Directors and has delivered workshops within all sectors including Sport England, Commonwealth Games England, Irish Marketing Institute, the RAC, and Bank Muscat.

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