Cyber Stars (Critical National Infrastructure) Training

  • Learn via: Classroom
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Level: Fundamentals
  • Price: From €598+VAT
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Cyber Stars (Critical National Infrastructure)

Cyber Stars is the first education and awareness programme with an official qualification in cyber security awareness for those working within Critical National Infrastructure. As the cyber threats to CNI continue to increase and evolve it is essential that those with access to and responsibility for keeping Operational Technology secure, to fully understand cyber security threats within the relevant and specific context. Generic IT based cyber awareness training often misses the requirement for those working in more operational technology roles and our curriculum has been developed with leading providers of CNI in the United Kingdom to ensure complete relevance to those working in role. Cyber Stars CNI curriculums are specific to individual sector risks and support NIST Directive requirements associated with cyber security awareness within CNI.

Cyber Stars training has been delivered successfully in over 30 countries and over 250,000 individuals have participated in one of our training programmes. Each Cyber Stars course is bespoke, as sector and organisational threats are often subtly different. This impacts our curriculum to ensure it is relevant and provides actionable behavioural changes that will make a difference to both the personal and corporate environment. Threat types used and case studies included in the programme will always be relevant to sector and ensure increased levels of engagement through learner recognition of relevance.

Cyber Stars Assessment

The Cyber Stars assessment is undertaken directly with our partner IntQual, and managed independently outside of QA, due to its OFQUAL regulation.

Contact Cyber@intqual-pro.com for any assessment related queries.

No Prerequisites.

Regardless of prior knowledge and exposure to cyber security threats, the programmes focus specifically on user behaviour, how to identify, mitigate and effectively respond to cyber threat in both a personal and working environment.

Key learning topics include:

  • The Scale and Evolution of Cyber Threat
  • Threat Actors and Motivations
  • Threat Techniques (Social Engineering, Malware, Network Attack, Physical Access)
  • Home and Mobile Working Threats (Wifi, VPN, Encryption, USB, password security)
  • Social Media Safety (Digital footprint leakage and protection)
  • Incident Response and Business Continuity (in scoping with organisation
  • for messaging)
  • Supply Chain Threat (if relevant to business model)
  • Policy Development and Implementation (in scoping with organisation for messaging)

Cyber Stars (Critical National Infrastructure)

Cyber Stars is the first education and awareness programme with an official qualification in cyber security awareness for those working within Critical National Infrastructre. As the cyber threats to CNI continue to increase and evolve it is essential that those with access to and responsibility for keeping Operational Technology secure, to fully understand cyber security threats within the relevant and specific context. Generic IT based cyber awareness training often misses the requirement for those working in more operational technology roles and our curriculum has been developed with leading providers of CNI in the United Kingdom to ensure complete relevance to those working in role. Cyber Stars CNI curriculums are specific to individual sector risks and support NIST Directive requirements associated with cyber security awareness within CNI.

Topics covered:

  • Defining the difference between IT and OT
  • Evolution of cyber threats
  • Threat groups (inc insider threat)
  • Defining vulnerabilities (regular and zero-day)
  • OT Cyber risk assessment
  • Vulnerability identification and cyber attack chain
  • Social Engineering attacks
  • Network attacks
  • Supply chain and Third Party
  • Systems and Data and the consequences of their loss
  • Compliance and Regulatory Frameworks


Contact us for more detail about our trainings and for all other enquiries!

Upcoming Trainings

Join our public courses in our Istanbul, London and Ankara facilities. Private class trainings will be organized at the location of your preference, according to your schedule.

Classroom / Virtual Classroom
08 June 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
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17 June 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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26 June 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
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25 July 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
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11 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
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20 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
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22 September 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
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06 October 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day

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