This course provides a simple, practical, 60-minute training for civil servants of all levels and profiles who, as part of their work, deal with official data and various types of information, and use computers and other IT equipment in the performance of their official duties. It is relevant for existing employees and onboarding new employees.
It starts by introducing the basics of cybersecurity and why it is important.
Then, it defines what is a hacker and the type of hacking mechanisms they use to attack individuals and organizations.
Lastly, it demonstrates the best ways to avoid cyber-attacks and how to stay safe online. There is a knowledge review after each module and a final knowledge assessment quiz after the last module.
“Due to the importance of collected, created, and stored information and data … the public sector and public authorities are one of the most vulnerable sectors in terms of potential intentional or unintentional threats to data and cybersecurity.”
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