13 June 2019
Complete the training online or build it into your own training platform
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has produced a new e-learning training package for businesses, charities and other organisations looking to train staff on the basics of cyber security.
The package is free, easy-to-use and takes less than 30 minutes to complete. It is intended for those businesses and organisations who struggle to explain why cyber security is something that all staff should care about or find it difficult to explain the technical aspects of cyber security in ways that are relevant to their staff, so that they can help keep their organisations (and themselves) safe from cyber attack.
The training covers four key areas:
- defending yourself against phishing
- using strong passwords
- securing your devices
- reporting incidents
The training is primarily aimed at SMEs, charities and the voluntary sector, but can be applied to any organisation, regardless of size or sector. It's been deliberately designed for a non-technical audience (who may have little or no knowledge of cyber security), with tips that complement any existing policies and procedures.
How to use the 'Top Tips for Staff' training
You can use this training package in two ways. You can:
- access it directly from the Stay Safe Online: Top Tips for Staff page on the NCSC website
- integrate it into your own organisation's training platform by downloading a ZIP file and importing it into your own eLMS system
The core messages from the training are also summarised in an infographic, which you're also free to download, print, and share. For the best quality, download the PDF version.