Cyber & Information Security Course

Cyber & Information Security Training


Cyber & Information Security from CityLearning is an eLearning course that teaches your staff how to recognise cyber and information security risks, such as phishing attacks, and protect against them.

Broken down into three 10-15 minute modules, your staff will get the knowledge and skills they need to protect your business’ information assets.

Book a short demo of Cyber & Information Security to learn more about this eLearning compliance training course from CityLearning.

Cyber Security Training Courses

CityLearning’s eLearning training courses have been trusted by major financial institutions, along with other large corporations and organisations such as key government bodies, law firms and many more for 25 years.

Cyber & Information Security will increase staff cyber security awareness and ensure your information assets are safeguarded against unintentional misuse or cyberattacks such as phishing. This eLearning course includes British and Irish case studies, but most of the information in it applies to companies worldwide. It can be customised for any jurisdiction required, or a global version can be created for staff located in multiple jurisdictions.

Who is the Target Audience for This Cyber and Information Security Course?

Cyber & Information Security is made for the financial services industry.

  • Accountancy Firms
  • Asset Management
  • Aviation Leasing
  • Credit Unions
  • Fintech
  • General Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Law Firms
  • Leasing and Finance
  • Life Assurance
  • Mortgage Providers
  • Retail Banking
  • Stockbroking
  • Treasury
  • Wholesale Banking
Learning Objectives

Cyber & Information Security training from CityLearning is built around a set of learning objectives to ensure your staff are trained in understanding cyber and information security risks.


After completing this course, you will be able to:

Module 1: The Importance of Information Security

  • define an information asset.
  • list the three principles of information security.
  • explain why protecting your information assets is so important.

Module 2: Information Security Risks

  • distinguish the three categories of security threats.
  • recognise the role you play in keeping your company’s information assets secure.

Module 3: Working Securely

  • identify security threats that you typically encounter on a day-to-day basis when you are working on-site and off-site.
What Does This Online Cyber Security Course Cover?

Cyber & Information Security from CityLearning covers the basics of cyber and information security. It emphasises the impact security breaches can have on businesses and individuals and details the policies and procedures in place to ensure your staff do their part to protect your information assets.


This eLearning cyber security training course begins by defining information assets and explaining why they must be protected. It introduces the three principles of information security. The course then describes the main categories of security threats. It gives examples of security breaches for each category, including tactics used by hostile third parties such as phishing and trojan horses. Lastly, Cyber & Information Security explains how your staff can prevent security breaches.


Cyber & Information Security ends in an 8-question course test. Learners must answer at least 7/8 questions correctly to pass the course. Their score will be automatically saved in CityLearning’s Learning Management System (LMS) CityREPORTs, so that compliance with cyber security training requirements can easily be proven.  

Course Features

Rigorous Testing: Spot questions are used throughout the course to increase user engagement; they either probe to expand on a learner’s existing knowledge of the subject matter or reinforce key learning points. Each module ends in a short quiz, and the course ends in an 8-question course test with an 80% pass mark. Questions in the course are randomised from a choice of three so that learners may retake without getting the same questions.


Customised Content: CityLearning can customise Cyber & Information Security with content specific to your company or jurisdiction.


Accessibility: This course contains audio narration throughout.


Glossary of Terms: Unfamiliar terms are linked to this glossary when they are first used in the course. The glossary can be accessed at any time.


Multimedia Design: This course gets the message across with a mix of text, images, animation and video.


Interactive Content: We design our courses to keep learners engaged and thinking. Cyber & Information Security contains:

  • navigational interactive elements, such as next/back buttons and icons that reveal more content once clicked.
  • learning interactive elements, including scenario-based questions.


Modular Structure: This course is broken down into short modules that take 10-15 minutes to complete, so learners can easily finish this course at their own pace.


Real Life Case Studies: Learners benefit from studying recent examples of cyber and information security breaches. These highlight the importance of protecting information assets.

Quality Assurance

CityLearning enjoys a longstanding reputation for the highest quality course content. We are committed to continuous improvement and have a well-established Quality Assurance System in place to measure and enhance our performance.


All project personnel are highly experienced in developing generic, customised and bespoke eLearning solutions for our clients.


Our courses are regularly reviewed by Subject Matter Experts and thought leaders in the industry. The content is also reviewed by financial services regulatory consultants in the UK and a leading law firm in Ireland.

Why Choose CityLearning for Cyber Security Training?

CityLearning has been creating eLearning compliance training courses for 25 years. Our courses have been accredited for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by various bodies, including the Institute of Bankers (IOB), Life Insurance Association (LIA) and Insurance Institute of Ireland (III) in Ireland.

Case Study

Cyber & Information Security was written in consultation with a Subject Matter Expert (SME), who also reviews the course annually. This SME has over 25 years’ experience in implementing large-scale IT systems in banking, financial services, regulation, insurance and government. He worked with the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) for over 10 years to implement Technical Governance and the IT Strategy to address regulatory issues.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this course approved for CPD?

Yes, Cyber & Information Security has been approved for half an hour of CPD by the following bodies:

  • In the UK:
    • Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
  • In Ireland:
    • Institute of Bankers (IOB)
    • Life Insurance Association (LIA)
    • Insurance Institute of Ireland (III)

We can request CPD accreditation from other bodies if necessary.

How long will it take to complete this course?

Cyber & Information Security should take 30-45 minutes to complete.

How is this course delivered?

Cyber & Information Security is an eLearning course that should be taken online using a Learning Management System (LMS). This can be either our propriety LMS, CityREPORTs, or an LMS already in place in your company.

CityLearning courses are fully SCORM-compliant for easy upload to another LMS.

Can I customise this course?

Yes, Cyber & Information Security can be customised to meet any cyber and information security compliance training needs specific to your company.

How much does this course cost?

The cost per user of CityLearning’s cyber and information security eLearning compliance course depends on the number of users taking the course and whether you take only this course or other CityLearning courses in addition to Cyber & Information Security.


Get in touch with us today for a quote. Please be sure to let us know how many users will be taking the course(s) and which course(s) you are interested in.  

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