This online course provides an overview of the protection of personal data held by telecommunications providers against misuse and the protection of telecoms systems against intrusion and fraudulent misuse.
This online course is aimed at those who have a role to play in reducing the vulnerability of telecommunication systems and databases to security breaches and fraudulent misuse.
Topics covered by this course include:
- The importance of protecting information gathered by an organisation about its customers and employees.
the various types of electronic and social engineering attack on the confidentially of personal data.
the role and relevance of risk analysis and a security policy.
threats to the security of information stored in databases.
methods of ensuring the confidentially, integrity and availability of transmitted and stored data.
the factors that have increased the risk of intrusion in modern networks.
the vulnerabilities of networks attached to the Internet.
methods of protecting networks and the services they provide from intrusion, denial of service and data theft.
the obligations and commercial need of telecoms operators to protect their networks and services from possible threats.
measures that can be taken to improve the resilience of telecoms systems.
examples of the ways in which criminals may misuse telecoms services for financial gain and explain measures that can be taken to minimise fraud.
Suitability - Who should attend?
To gain maximum benefit from this course, you should have an appreciation of the services offered by telecommunications operators and the structure of the networks that provide such services. It is recommended that the PTT online course “Telephony and data services” is studied before attempting this security course.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
PTT - Providers Of Telecoms Training
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