Cybersecurity and Information Security

Cost: £6.00

Welcome to our Cybersecurity and Information Security online training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Cybersecurity and Information Security online training module.

1. Introduction to Cybersecurity and Information Security:
• Importance of cybersecurity in healthcare
• Types of cyber threats and attacks
• Consequences of security breaches in healthcare

2. Data Protection and Confidentiality:
• Overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
• Understanding personal and sensitive healthcare data
• Best practices for handling and protecting patient data

3. Password Security and Access Control:
• Importance of strong passwords and password hygiene
• Implementing two-factor authentication
• Managing access privileges and user roles

4. Phishing and Social Engineering:
• Identifying phishing emails and malicious links
• Recognizing social engineering techniques
• Reporting suspicious activities or incidents

5. Mobile Device Security:
• Securing mobile devices used for work purposes
• Implementing encryption and remote wipe capabilities
• Best practices for using mobile devices in public places

6. Secure Remote Access:
• Securely accessing healthcare systems remotely
• Using virtual private networks (VPNs) for secure connections
• Understanding the risks of public Wi-Fi networks

7. Incident Response and Reporting:
• Steps to take in the event of a security incident
• Reporting security incidents to the appropriate authorities

8. Compliance with Regulatory Standards:
• Overview of the UK's NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit
• Ensuring compliance with relevant healthcare regulations

9. Emerging Cybersecurity Trends:
• Staying updated on evolving cyber threats
• Understanding the impact of emerging technologies (e.g., IoT, AI) on healthcare security.

The learning outcomes are.

1. Understand the importance of cybersecurity in healthcare and the potential consequences of security breaches.
2. Recognize different types of cyber threats and attacks that can target healthcare organizations.
3. Comprehend the principles of data protection and confidentiality, including compliance with GDPR regulations.
4. Apply best practices for creating and managing strong passwords and implementing access control measures.
5. Identify and respond to phishing emails, social engineering techniques, and other common security threats.
6. Implement security measures for mobile devices used in healthcare settings and when working remotely.
7. Know the steps to take in the event of a security incident and understand the importance of reporting incidents.
8. Promote a culture of cybersecurity awareness within the healthcare organization.
9. Understand the regulatory standards and compliance requirements specific to healthcare.
10. Stay updated on emerging cybersecurity trends and technologies relevant to healthcare.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Cybersecurity and Information Security online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.