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Cyber Crime Protect (Cyber Aware)

- Only 5 Days

Get an in-depth introduction to information security management concepts in just 5 days on this accelerated Cyber Crime Protect course.

You’ll learn how to work effectively with IT and security professionals to reduce risk across IT infrastructure. As well as supporting your knowledge of IT technology, this cyber awareness training will build your knowledge in:

  • Components of IT infrastructure
  • Risk management
  • Threats to information systems and protective measures
  • Controls used to protect IT systems

On this accelerated cyber awareness course, you’ll get hands-on with individual and group exercises based on scenarios that require preventative measures for IT systems.


Your chance to gain two cyber security certifications, fast

Your Cyber Crime Protect course will end with the BCS CISMP exam. Advanced students will also gain enough prerequisite knowledge to sit the industry-leading CompTIA Security+ exam. This additional exam can be sat at the Firebrand Training Centre upon purchase of the exam voucher.

The Security+ exam is optional and you are not required to sit it during your Cyber Crime Protect course.

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See prices now to find out how much you could save when you train at twice the speed.

Six reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained in just 5 days. You'll learn fast when you're taught by law enforcement professionals
  2. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. You’ll learn more. Get immersed in the world of cyber crime as you learn from instructors with experience in cyber crime operations and policing
  4. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  5. You’ll be studying with the best. We've trained over 2,300 police officers across 30+ forces in the UK and gained national coverage in the BBC
  6. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. Get access to the Turing Cyber Suite and study the latest developments in cyber crime

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

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Core Concepts


Automating operating system and network activities for the extraction and analysis of data from computing devices.

Information security management

Risk and threat and how these concepts inform policy in the modern enterprise regarding the protection of information stored in computing infrastructures.

Computer systems security

The security and resilience of computer systems, their vulnerability level and the exploitation opportunity they present to perpetrators.

Incident response and forensic readiness

Responding to incidents originating from the cyber-domain while adhering to digital forensic principles regarding data attributes.

Enumeration of network devices

Mapping out the logical incident scene, identifying internal and external network boundaries.

Linux security architecture

Kernel security modules and how they support ISM principles.

Windows security architecture

Windows security modules and how they support ISM principles .

Security audit

Systematic evaluation of the security of an enterprise environment by measuring how well it conforms to a set of established criteria.

Performance and practice

Perform a security audit of an information infrastructure.

Example Terms, Techniques and Technologies

CIA, Bell-LaPadula, risk and threat

Information security models for access controls as part of a defence in depth strategy. Risk and threat management of informational infrastructures.

Foot printing, port scanning and enumeration of computer systems

Identifying and assessing vulnerability levels of computing devices.

Incident response and readiness, network monitoring, infrastructure auditing

Establish capability in the business environment for securely gathering legally admissible evidence, establish policy for secure storage and handling of potential evidence, ensure monitoring and auditing is targeted to detect and deter major incidents.

Advanced network security

Understanding Firewalls, IDS, IPS, Netflow, Wireshark data captures.

Learning Objectives

Knowledge and understanding

  • Networking topologies and digital devices how they interconnect at the different OSI levels and be able to identify and secure vulnerabilities
  • Concepts of deterrence, detection, protection and reaction to access inform IR&FR policy

Performance and practice

  • Work effectively with others in undertaking complex tasks for identifying network topologies and digital devices

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You’ll have the option to sit the following exams during your accelerated Cyber Crime Protect course:

  • British Computer Society Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
  • CompTIA Security+ (optional)

See What's Included...

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

See Prerequisites...

This accelerated course builds on the knowledge gained during the Cyber Crime Foundation and Firebrand recommend you have completed it first.

If you have not attended the Cyber Crime Foundation course, Firebrand alternatively recommend you possess the Professionalising Investigation Programme (PIP) Level 2 or equivalent higher investigation qualification.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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Cyber Crime Course Dates





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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 75603 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.76% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.

"I have just completed the Cyber Protect course at Firebrand training Wyboston Lakes. The course is for lack of a stronger word, amazing. The instructor is a genius, the course is well resourced, andthe instructor does not rely on powerpoint and instead relies on diagrams, and exercises to properly reinforce the knowledge in a bespoke manner. A fantastic course and the instructor got me through both the CISMP and SEC+ exams. Thank you Firebrand."
David Humphries. (1/4/2019 to 5/4/2019)

"The instructor met my expectations, needs and aspirations for the week, always happy to take questions, offer comment and advice. Well measured, delivered at the right level at the right pace and in a professional fashion, mixed with humour. Thank you , see you in week 2."
Anonymous. (1/4/2019 to 5/4/2019)

"A fantastic, well structured, well facilitated course, taught by an expert with the best humour and anecdotes to support the discussed material. Thank you to the instructor and Thank you Firebrand. "
David Humphries, City of London Police. (1/4/2019 to 5/4/2019)

"The training is great, location and environment is really good to learn in and the facilities and trainer are the best. Thank you for providing me the excellent learning space. Much appreciated. "
Lou Gibson, EMSOU Police. (1/4/2019 to 5/4/2019)

"The learning environment was excellent.Clean, modern and excellent facilities such as computers, Xbox and a drinks making area.The presentation style and training materials were excellent. The instructor was professional, knowledgeable and witty ;-Faultless experience"
N.S.. (11/2/2019 to 15/2/2019)

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