Diploma in Cyber Security

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Cyber Security Diploma

Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to present this exclusive Level 5 Cyber Security Diploma, now open for enrolment and 100% free of charge.  This free online security course provides an in-depth overview of the cybersecurity profession, ideal for newcomers and experienced personnel from all backgrounds.  Enjoy the freedom to complete your cyber security training online at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle, with no deadlines or time restrictions.  This advanced diploma in cyber security covers a broad range of essential topics and knowledge areas, including cyber security tools and techniques, developing cyber security policies and a look at cybersecurity risk mitigation plans. Boost your CV and career prospects with a Level 5 Cyber Security Diploma - now available for free at Oxford Home Study Centre.  Sign up for this exclusive diploma in cyber security online, or contact our admissions team anytime to learn more.

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Define cyber security and its primary objectives
  • Understand the various causes of cybercrime and those responsible for threats to cyber security
  • Discuss the classifications of cyber crime and Microsoft’s 10 laws of computer security
  • Understand the most effective cyber security tools and techniques
  • Discuss the importance of proactive cybersecurity
  • Set secure passwords withconfidence
  • Contribute to effective cyber security policies in an organizationalsetting
  • Identify those responsible for managing and enforcing security policies
  • Understand every key element of the effective security policy
  • Understand the functions and objectives of riskmanagement
  • Contribute to the development of an effective risk management plan
  • Identify and classify cyber assets in an organizationalsetting

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime. 


This Free Diploma in Cyber Security course covers the following modules:

Unit 1 - Understanding Cyber Security                 

Unit 2 - Cyber Security Tools & Techniques           

Unit 3 - Developing Cyber Security Policies                       

Unit 4 - Developing a Cyber Security and Risk Mitigation Plan  



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Course Level Diploma
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 450 Hours
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing