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Courses can be developed in most areas of technology, from highly specialised to general awareness courses for all your staff. Common courses delivered (but not restricted to) are:
Networks are at the core of most computing activities, so a clear understanding of the concepts that underpin this technology is important. This course will introduce the different types networks including local area networks, wireless networking, wide area networks and virtual private networks. You will gain an understand of the OSI model, IP addressing, protocols and routing. This course is ideal for participants wishing to build a career in network administration, IT technicians and software developers looking to expand their knowledge.
Network design & security
Building a network that is efficient, reliable and secure is a challenge faced by organisations of all sizes. In this course, you will learn the fundamental design techniques and how to make best use of your assets. Using a variety of case studies, we will introduce you to software and hardware solutions that can help ensure your system is both resilient and protected from attackers.
Do you have a rack of servers using lots of power whilst each delivering very simple services? Would you like to make better use of the hardware you own? This course will introduce you to the increasingly popular techniques of virtualising your servers. Over the last decade, virtualisation has grown into an industry standard adopted by most global organisations. You will learn how you can use these tools to consolidate all your services into fewer physical systems whilst increasing the resilience to hardware failure.
How would your organisation cope if your critical IT systems failed? Having a continuity plan that allows you to minimise the disruption caused by any problems is essential. In this course, you will learn how to identify your most important assets, the potential threats and how to mitigate them. Using case studies and simple yet powerful tools, you’ll develop an understanding of how to implement a comprehensive business continuity plan to help protect your organisation.
System Security & Forensic Reponse
This course highlights some of the most common risks faced by organisations through malicious or accidental damage. We look at the fundamental steps you can take to help protect your organisation without breaking the bank. You will also learn how to put together a forensic response plan to ensure all evidence is preserved should the worst happen and you suspect an attack has occurred.
Information Security Courses
Introduction to Information Security
Many people think that information security and IT security are the same thing. Whilst it’s true that our IT systems are important, they are not the only place our information is held. We’ve seen organisations spend a lot of time and money protecting their IT systems, only to forget the physical a human elements of security. To protect your data, it is essential that every part of the organisation works together. This course introduces you to the concepts of information security, technical and non-technical. You will learn how to start implementing a information security system within your organisation and how to identify the potential risks to your assets.
Security Awareness for Staff
Security only works if everyone is invested in it. Staff are often targeted as a ‘weak spot’ because they may not recognise that they hold sensitive information or they simply wish to be helpful when asked questions. This course is designed to raise your staff awareness as part of an information security project. Keeping your team up to date with common threats and most importantly why you are implementing security controls helps protect your organisation and keeps all staff members involved in your project.
Implementing Information Security Systems
If you are implementing an information security system this course will introduce you to the fundamental techniques required to develop an effective system. In this course you will learn how to identify the scope, perform an effective risk assessment / treatment plan and create the policies and procedures necessary to protect your organisation.
ISO 27001 Internal Auditor
The course is suitable for those who will be responsible for performing 1st or 2nd party audits on Information Security Management Systems (ISMS), based on the requirements of ISO 27001 2013.
The course will provide delegates with an understanding of the ISO 27001 2013 standard. You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to plan, conduct, record, report, follow up internal ISMS audits.
General IT Courses
Introduction to Social Media
This course provides participants with an introduction to the different social networks. We will look at how each network can be used to promote your organisation and what tools can be used to help improve your reach.
When you email your customers, does anybody read it?! Contacting your existing and potential customers with latest news or offers is a great way to generate new business. However when you’re simply sending out an email, there’s no way of knowing if the recipients have actually read it. By using email marketing tools you can track exactly who is reading your emails, who clicked on that link you provided and even which version of an email is the most successful. This course will show you how to use these tools to build a rapport with your customers.
Getting the right publicity for your business is a great way to find new customers. This course looks at how organisations can attract more website visitors and produce the kind of press releases that can be used by media organisations.
Build your own company website using WordPress
Building an eye-catching website can be expensive, but the good news is that it doesn’t have to be! WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) that allows you to quickly build highly functional and good looking websites. Whether you want a simple blog, a company site or a full e-commerce store, WordPress can provide you with the technology to easily deploy them without the need for software developers or web designers.
Search Engine Optimisation
We explain how search engines rank websites and how you can improve the ranking of your own site. We discuss the good and bad ways people attempt to boost their position in search results, highlighting the ones to follow and the ones to avoid!
IT for Tourism Businesses
Understanding Smartphone Development
Do you have an idea for a smartphone app? Would your organisation benefit from building something your customers could use? The recent explosion in mobile phone apps has captured the imagination of many people, but how do you actually go about creating one? This course will introduce the technology behind apps and will explain the different ways they can be developed.
With over 300 million people using LinkedIn across the world, it really is an excellent platform to get your business, organisation or yourself noticed. By building up a strong network of contacts you will be amazed how far it can take you. This course will introduce you to LinkedIn, help you improve your profile and show you how to find potential customers.
Secure your business and stay safe
For most organisations, IT plays an essential part of their activities, therefore it is essential that these assets are protected. This course will look at the common problems faced by organisations of all sizes, including some live demos of how an attacker may gain access to your sensitive information. It will then look at how you can implement simple measures to help reduce the risk and prevent data loss.
Build and secure your own network
For more information on these courses, or to discuss a bespoke solution for your organisation, please get in touch for a no obligation chat.