Information security

Information security

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 10 hours study time

  • Information technology

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

This free course begins by explaining why information security and its management are important for any modern organisation, and to every individual. You need to be familiar with an organisation, such as your employer, to study this course.

Learning outcomes

  1. Define what information is.
  2. Appreciate the value of information to the modern organisation.
  3. Understand the CIA triad of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability.
  4. Appreciate the difficulties that arise when valuable information needs to be shared.
  5. Identify the five leading-edge resources that have up-to-date information on information security.