Security Awareness

CyberSecurity Malaysia Profile
Security Awareness Course Outline 2008
Trainer Profile - Philip Victor
Trainer Profile - Raj Kumar

The Security Awareness course aims of creating a general understanding and awareness towards information security among computer users and professionals at home and in organisations. This is a 2-day course designed to teach the basic fundamentals and concepts of information security.

The participants are expected to have basic undestanding of computer and network based applications.


  • To increase awareness on the importance of securing information efficiently.
  • To understand the different types of threats, risks and vulnerabilities that exist in both cyberspace and non-cyberspace environments and learn effective ways to mitigate the risks.
  • To learn more about the different type of effective security management practices and tools that can be used to increase information security.
  • To create an in-depth culture of information security among the Malaysian public inline with the government's efforts to increase the utilization of internet and intranet communication capabilities for increased productivity.

Who should attend this course

  • IT and non-IT managers and executives
  • Those who are new to Information Security and are seeking to learn and improve their knowledge and skills in the field.
  • Lecturers and students from higher learning institutions.
  • Anyone who has basic fundamentals of IT and is interested to learn more about information security.

Training Team

CyberSecurity Malaysia training team consists of trainers with strong theoretical and practical knowledge of information security and most of the trainers are GIAC GSEC and BS7799 Lead Auditor certified. CyberSecurity Malaysia trainers have been extensively involved with various information security-related projects such as the ISMS Pilot Programme and conducted several other training programmes such as ISO17799 & BS7799-2:2002 Awareness Training Course and Business Continuity Planning. CyberSecurity Malaysia trainers are well exposed to the many facets of security training and are well-equipped to deliver such courses.

Course Content

Fundamentals of Information Security

  • Introduction to Information Security, Threats to Information, Importance of Information Security, Concepts of CIA
  • Definition of terms and terminologies in Information Security
  • Network Fundamentals
    • Logical & Physical Topologies
    • Introduction to TCP/IP
  • Hardware Architecture
    • Introduction to Host-Based Perimeter Detection & Network-Based Perimeter Detection
  • Physical Security
  • Password Management
  • Access Control Techniques & Models

Fundamentals of Information Security Management

  • Information Assurance Foundations
  • Security Policies
  • Business Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Information Security Standards
  • BS7799 (ISMS), GMITS, Common Criteria
  • Risk Assessment & Management
Fundamentals of Technical Issues in Information Security
  • Host-based Intrusion Detection & Network-based Intrusion Detection
  • Methods of Attacks
  • Honeypots and Honeynets
  • Firewalls and Perimeters
  • Anti-Viral Tools on Desktops
  • Introduction to Security Tools
    • NMap, Sniffer, Snort

Issues in Information Security

  • Introduction to Useful Security Tools Part 2
    • Cryptography & Steganography Tools
  • Cyber Laws
  • Introduction to Incident Handling
  • Introduction to Computer Forensics
  • Information Security Certifications


Basic knowledge on computer applications and Windows Operating Systems.

Course Duration

2 days


RM 750.00 per participant.


Categories of Organizations

Discount Rates

1) Corporate

- 10% off for a group of 4 - 7 people
- 15% off for a group of 8 or more people

2) Government

- 10% off for a group of 1 - 3 people
- 20% off for a group of 4 - 7 people
- 25% off for a group of 8 or more people

3) Non-profit Organization

- 5% off for a group of 1 - 3 people
- 20% off for a group of 4 - 7 people
- 30% off for a group of 8 or more people

4) Students

- 20% off for a group of 1 - 3 people
- 30% off for a group of 4 - 7 people
- 35% off for a group of 8 or more people

5) Groups other than the above categories

- 10% off for a group of 4 - 7 people
- 15% off for a group of 8 or more people

Early Bird Discount

Participants that register at least 30 days before the training date will be entitled to a 10% discount.


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By Fax:
Complete the registration form and fax to +603 - 89453405