Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
Discover the techniques used by businesses to protect their cyber security
How do businesses handle cyber attacks? What value does a security operations centre give to an organisation? Discover the answers to these questions on this course.
You will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the processes of a SOC and how it’s operated by staff. You will also consider how it fits in within the rest of the business.
What topics will you cover?
- The role of the security operations centre (SOC)
- SOC processes
- SOC staff
- The SOC interface with the business
- SOC, governance and IT service management
- Security traps and the dark net
When would you like to start?
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone looking to learn more about cyber security incidents and how they’re addressed by modern organisations.
Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.
Who will you learn with?
What's different about this course?
Since 2017 you have been able to take a degree on FutureLearn. This free course is a bit like a starter course for a degree — it should give you a flavour of the degree subject but can also be your first step towards a degree qualification.
If you enjoy this course you can apply to join the program it’s part of to start working towards a degree on FutureLearn.
Don’t worry, you can still take the course without doing a full degree!