GCA Certificate: Cyber Security Practitioner
Flexible: (60 Credits/ 6 Modules) Flexible and Tutor-Supported Learning: Study Online – with cutting-edge interactive software, videos, audio and content – at a time and place that suits you and your business!
Expert Tutors: Our accredited tutors have all worked in senior information and cyber security planning roles in major global businesses and/or law-enforcement agencies. Each module has a specialist module tutor to support student learning.
CISSP Preparation: Covers content that maps to most of the 8 subject matter domains within the formal Core Body of Knowledge (CBK) required for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) – the Cyber Security ‘gold standard’ qualification
Networking: Meet new colleagues and industry peers through our virtual global networking and discussion forums. You will also be entitled to free attendance at our Global Cyber Academy ‘live’ business network seminars in London
Modules: 6 exciting Modules, each taking four weeks
Module 1: Threat and Risk: Expecting the Unexpected (10 Credits); Module 2: Network Architecture, Communications and Protocols (10 Credits); Module 3: Mobile Data Risks and IoT (10 Credits); Module 4: Investigations and Incident Response (10 Credits); Module 5: Solutions: Future-Proofing your Business (10 Credits); Module 6: EU GDPR and Data Security (10 Credits)
Assessment: One formal assignment at the module end. Informal (formative) exercises during module. Formal assessments include business reports and presentations. Informal include quizzes, comprehension, brainstorming and practice reports.
EU GDPR: Covered in a proficient manner via a dedicated module
Accreditation: Pass every module to earn a Global Cyber Academy Certificate as a Cyber Security Practitioner