Phishing and Cybersecurity Masterclass Course

Introduction

In the current digital era, where every click and keystroke carries potential risks, it is crucial to grasp the significance of cybersecurity and the deceptive tactics employed by phishing.

Phishing entails the manipulation of individuals into clicking on links contained within fraudulent emails, text messages or instant messages. Consequently, the unsuspecting victim inadvertently exposes sensitive information or installs malicious software on their network, computer or smartphone.

This course will teach you the knowledge and abilities necessary to discern these phishing attempts, prevent cybercriminals, and become secure online. You will delve into the psychology behind phishing, learn to spot warning signs and adopt optimal practices to fortify your digital security. Additionally, you will develop the skill to differentiate authentic emails from impersonations and explore cybercriminals' psychological strategies to exploit our trust.

Enrolling in this training will equip you with the expertise needed to safeguard your personal and professional digital domains.

Duration

5 Days

Who Should Attend:

  • Individuals interested in cybersecurity.
  • IT professionals.
  • Anyone who uses a Computer and Smartphone.
COURSE LEVEL:

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Face to Face Schedules By Location
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Nairobi Schedules:
Code Date Duration Location Fees
PCMC3020 26 Feb 2024 - 1 Mar 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | USD 1,100 Register
PCMC3020 25 Mar 2024 - 29 Mar 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | USD 1,100 Register
PCMC3020 22 Apr 2024 - 26 Apr 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | USD 1,100 Register
PCMC3020 20 May 2024 - 24 May 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | USD 1,100 Register
PCMC3020 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | USD 1,100 Register
PCMC3020 22 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | USD 1,100 Register
PCMC3020 26 Aug 2024 - 30 Aug 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | USD 1,100 Register
PCMC3020 23 Sep 2024 - 27 Sep 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | USD 1,100 Register
PCMC3020 28 Oct 2024 - 1 Nov 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | USD 1,100 Register
PCMC3020 25 Nov 2024 - 29 Nov 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | USD 1,100 Register
PCMC3020 23 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | USD 1,100 Register
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Virtual Trainer Led Schedules
Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for a virtual schedule.
E-Learning

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for E-Learning course.


Course Objectives

  • Define phishing and understand its various forms.
  • Recognize common phishing attacks and their characteristics.
  • Identify social engineering techniques used in phishing.
  • Implement strategies to protect against phishing attacks.
  • Understand the role of cybersecurity in safeguarding digital assets.
  • Describe cybersecurity best practices and tools.
  • Recognize the importance of strong passwords and authentication methods.
  • Identify and respond to security incidents.
  • Be aware of emerging cyber threats and trends.
  • Develop a cybersecurity mindset and promote security awareness.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity

  • What is Cybersecurity
  • The Importance of Cybersecurity
  • Key Cybersecurity Concepts

Module 2: Understanding Phishing

  • What is Phishing
  • Types of Phishing Attacks
  • The Phishing Lifecycle

Module 3: Phishing Techniques and Tactics

  • Email Phishing
  • Spear Phishing
  • Smishing and Vishing
  • Phishing via social media
  • Understanding Honeypot

Module 4: Recognizing Phishing Attempts

  • Identifying Phishing Emails and Social Media Phishing
  • Spotting Fake Websites
  • Analyzing Suspicious Attachments and Links
  • RealWorld Examples of Phishing

Module 5: Protecting Against Phishing

  • Email Security Best Practices
  • Web Browsing Safety
  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
  • Anti-Phishing Tools and Software

Module 6: Social Engineering and Manipulation

  • Understanding Social Engineering
  • Psychological Tactics Used by Attackers
  • Building a Security-Aware Culture

Module 7: Incident Response and Recovery

  • Developing an Incident Response Plan
  • Responding to a Phishing Incident
  • Recovering from a Phishing Attack

Module 8: Cybersecurity Best Practices

  • Creating Strong Passwords
  • Strategies for not forgetting your password
  • Secure Communication and Encryption
  • Regular Software Updates and Patch Management

Course Administration Details:

METHODOLOGY

The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mobile: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]


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