Firebrand Cyber Crime Protect (Cyber Aware) 



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Next date:

16/9/2024 (Monday)


The Firebrand Cyber Crime Protect (Cyber Aware) course in intended to build on the learning from the foundation course, developing these techniques and principles and focusing on the concepts of cybersecurity in support of cyber resilience, infrastructure security, defence and response and information security.

This course focuses on the skills required to:

  • Understand the concepts of Information Security and Information Security Management Systems.
  • Understand Risk in relation to Cybersecurity and Information Security.
  • Understand and inform policy on security and resilience of computer systems.
  • Understand and apply the process of Incident Response and identify the key roles involved within an IR Team.
  • Understand the key networking devices and topologies involved in network defence.
  • Conduct security assessments and audits.

At course completion learners will have knowledge of the following areas:

  • Information Security Management and Information Governance
  • Information Security Frameworks and their applications
  • Risk management including risk identification and management
  • Security Life Cycles
  • Procedural, technical and physical security controls
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management
  • Incident Response Concepts
  • Security assessment and audit
  • Defence in Depth concepts
  • Laws, regulations and standards applicable to information security management systems and risk
  • Advanced network defence topologies
  • Access control mechanisms
  • Sources of information and services that can be promoted by protect officers

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 5-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134.561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001


  • 01: The Role of Protect
  • 02: Information Security Principles
  • 03: Risk Management
  • 04: Horizon Scanning
  • 05: Information Security Frameworks
  • 06: System Life Cycles
  • 07: Securing the Infrastructure
  • 08: Procedural and People Security Controls
  • 09: Technical Security Controls
  • 10: Physical and Environmental Security Controls
  • 11: Security Assessment and Audit
  • 12: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • 13: Cryptography
  • 14: Available Resources

Exam Track

At the end of this course, you will have proven that you have the knowledge and skills to support the role of a Protect Officer and understand the responsibilities of security disciplines across an organisation. You will also be able to sit the BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles.

There will also be the option on the last day, for those that wish, to take an additional certification: The (ISC)² Certified in Cybersecurity entry-level certification. Both these certifications will add credibility to the role of the Protect Officer by demonstrating a level of proficiency through industry recognised certifications.

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. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This 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 as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


Delegates should have completed a series of College of Policing packages prior to attendance and be actively involved in a law enforcement, MoD or HMG agency cyber-related units or a Cyber Protect team.

Delegates should have completed the Firebrand Cyber Crime Foundation course or equivalent.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 44 68 27 85 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.


We've currently trained 134.561 students in 12 years. We asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently,
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"Couldn't have asked for a better trainer, he was thoroughly engaging and motivating, throughout what was a pretty intense course. Being in a classroom immersed in the learning was beneficial to online leaning, and really aided the learning process."
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"A fun and very engaging trainer who was always on hand to help us learn. He put us at ease and made learning more interesting. Being in the classroom made a big difference to be able to ask questions face to face. Thanks!"
Annette West, City of London. (15/1/2024 (Monday) to 19/1/2024 (Friday))

"Very good training and facilities"
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"Excellent delivery of course, kept us all really engaged and help with any questions. I would highly recommend this instructor and would like to thank him for all his Enthusiasm over the week!"
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"Excellent course, best one to date!"
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