Cyber Security Overview 1 Day Training in Fairfax, VA

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Cyber Security Overview 1 Day Training in Fairfax, VA

Our classroom training provides you the opportunity to interact with instructors and benefit from face-to-face instruction.

By Academy for Pros

When and where

Date and time

February 15 · 9am - December 14 · 5pm EST


For venue details reach us +1 469 666 9332 Fairfax, VA 22030

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

About this event

Certificate: Course Completion Certificate Language:English

Duration: 1 Day Credits: 8

Course Delivery: Classroom/ Virtual/ On-site

Course Overview:

Course Description:

The Cyber security overview course enables you to understand various terms in cyberspace, such as cyber risks, threats, vulnerabilities, risk management, and so on. It reviews the impact of several cyber crimes committed over the past few years citing relevant real life case studies and examples.

The course emphasizes the importance of cyber security and provides guidance to senior top management as well as employees on the steps to adopt cyber security for an organization. Along with understanding the cyber security life cycle, the course identifies industry standard frameworks and best practices that help an organization to achieve a robust and mature cyber security posture.

Course Outline:

Cyber Crimes: Concept, Impact and Examples

  • Basic terminologies
  • Definition of cyber crimes
  • What is Crime ware?
  • Cyber crimes: Main actors and their motives
  • Why do cyber crimes occur?
  • When, and where, and how do cyber crimes occur?
  • Who are targeted by cyber crimes?
  • How do cyber crimes occur? Anatomy of cyber attacks
  • Elements involved in a typical cyber crime breach
  • Consequences of cyber crimes
  • Real life impacts of cyber crimes with case studies

Cyber security in focus

  • Cyber security definition
  • Benefits of Cyber security
  • Cyber Security considerations for management
  • What the Board-of-Directors needs to ask and consider
  • Cyber security life cycle
  • Cyber security frameworks
  • NIST Cyber security Framework (CSF)
  • ISO 27001 Cyber security Framework
  • ISO 27032 Cyber security Framework
  • COBIT 5
  • Cyber security best practices and tips for employers and employees
  • Cyber security vs. Cyber Resilience

Appendix A - Cyber crimes and Cyber security: Basic Terminologies

Target Audience:

Cyber security Overview course is related to the Cyber security Foundation course and is developed to help business leaders and IT professionals understand and plan the adoption of NIST Cyber Security Framework. For example:

  • CEO, CIO, CISO and other top management executives
  • Relevant administrators and IT managers
  • All employees and individuals of an organization, especially those that are working in the cloud or cyberspace environment

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand cyber risks, threats, vulnerabilities, and risk management.
  • Understand the impact of cyber crimes with relevant real life case studies/examples.
  • Understand what is cyber security and its relationship with IT Security.
  • Understand what boards of organizations need to ask and consider for adopting or strengthening cyber security in their organizations.
  • Understand the cyber security strategy life cycle.
  • Identify industry standard frameworks and best practices that help an organization to achieve a robust and mature cyber security posture.
  • Understand why cyber security is not enough today and the necessity of adopting cyber resilience.

Course Agenda:

Day 1

  • Cyber Crimes - Concept, Impact, and Examples
  • Cyber security in focus


However, catering to the demands of busy professionals, our virtual training programs are as effective as face-to-face learning. Reach us at for dates and details of Instructor Led Live Virtual Session.

If you would like to get this course customized and delivered exclusively for your group, we have an On-Site Training Option you can reach us at for more details about on-site or corporate training.


Groups of 3 people 10% Discount

Groups of 5 people 15% Discount

Groups of 10 people 20% Discount

About the organizer

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Academy for Pros

We deliver training solutions to Corporate, Government Agencies, Public sectors, Multinational organizations and Private Individuals. Our Primary focus is to train in a wide range of areas from IT Technical, Personal Development, Human Resources and Management Courses to Project, Program and IT Service Management.

We have most experienced trainers in the Industry. Our Trainers are highly skilled in their subject areas and are uniquely positioned to provide participants with deep industry experience. They are motivated to transfer knowledge through practical support post and pre-training to provide participants with additional support outside the classroom.