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IT Security (Malware) Course

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IT Security (Malware) Course is accredited and suitable for anyone aspiring to or already working in this field or simply want to learn deeper into IT security. You will be able to add this accredited qualification to your CV by downloading your certificate instantly without any cost.

To make this IT Security (Malware) course more accessible for you, we have designed it for both part-time and full-time students. This IT Security (Malware) course is packed into a bite-size module for your convenience. You can study at your own pace or become accredited within hours!

If you require support, our experienced tutors are always available to help you throughout the comprehensive syllabus of this IT Security (Malware) course and answer all your queries through email.

The IT Security (Malware) Course covers all the processes and mechanisms by which computer-based equipment, information and services are protected from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction.

You will learn the art of analyzing Malware in a Real Environment. The IT Security (Malware) course is Divided into Two Parts, In the first Half you will learn to analyze Malware’s Behavior with all Core tools and we follow a Simple Approach, In the Second half you will learn something Different from the first half, You will learn to analyze Microsoft Office Documents for Embedded malware and Macros. You will learn how to build a Secure Laboratory to perform such an analysis in a controlled manner.

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What will you learn in this IT Security (Malware) Course

Module 1

This module will teach you about Basic Computer Terms. Computers are designed to help us process, manage, and communicate information. We have seen how computers can process information and how they can store it. Now it is time to learn about how computers can communicate with each other.

Module 2

In this module, you will learn all about Advanced Terms. Having been introduced to the general idea of computer networking, we will now cover some more terms that commonly arise when speaking of networks and networking technology. Some of the terms you will see in the following pages relate to telephone networks. It is an important touch on some of these concepts, because telephone networks, just like computer networks, are very important in regards to global connectivity and information exchange.

Module 3

This module will teach you about Networking Basics. The preceding discussion involved a few terms, like analogue and digital, that you may not be completely familiar with. Furthermore, figures for transfer speed (megabits per second, and kilobit s per second) used in the preceding lesson should be explained as well.

Module 4

In this module, you will learn all about Basic Internet Concepts. The most widely used computer network in the worldistheInternet, which is actually a network built from many other networks (including part of the PSTN infrastructure). Most home computer users and many work-related computer users use the Internet for a wide variety of purposes.

Module 5

This module will teach you about Internet Security. When you are accessing the Internet, whether you are downloading a file from an FTP server, surfing the web, or sending an e-mail; you are transmitting or receiving data to and from your computer, over the underlying networks.

Module 6

In this module, you will learn all about Computers in the Workplace. As you know, computers are now in such widespread use that they can be found in pretty much every sector of our society. In this lesson, you will learn about some of the practical applications of computers in business, government, healthcare, and the education system.

Module 7

This module will teach you about Tele-Commuting. Computers and the Internet have made it a lot easier for people to work from home, rather than in the office. When people use computing devices and telecommunications links to perform their duties without having to physically commute to the office, they are tel e-commuting.

Module 8

In this module, you will learn all about Ergonomics. Ergonomics is a field of study that deals with how people work and interact with the systems, devices, machines, and environments that they use. Of course, when people use computers, they are using a machine in a particular physical environment, which is the focus of this lesson.

Module 9

This module will teach you about Safety and the Environment. We will look at some common sense safety issues for computer users, as well as some computer-related environmental concerns. More specifically, we will discuss safety concerns with power cables, connections, and computer monitors, as well as environmental concerns involving power consumption, recycling, and electronic documents as opposed to the hard copy, paper documents.

Module 10

In this module, you will learn all about Protecting your Data. Computer systems are quite complex and sometimes things can go wrong. A hard disk crash, for example, could in one stroke make all of the data stored on the damaged drive inaccessible. A computer virus could corrupt or delete files on a computer system, or a malicious intruder could intentionally erase important data. Perhaps in a less menacing, but still serious way, an authorized user could accidentally damage or delete files on a computer system.

Module 11

This module will teach you about Why You Need To Worry About “Malware”. As a successful entrepreneur, you need to communicate all day, every day, with your customers, suppliers, partners, employees, and others. You need to keep records. You need to have reliable access to email and the internet.

Module 12

In this module, you will learn all about Viruses. What viruses do varies but it is always bad, if sometimes amusing. Some will try to destroy your computer (on the software level, although some will actually “physically” harm your hard drive disks). Some will simply replicate themselves, for example, sending copies of themselves to everyone in your Microsoft Outlook contact lists, then to everyone in theirs, and so on (these are called worms).

Module 13

This module will teach you about Spyware/Adware. You may be familiar with spyware, as it has been in the news a lot in the last year or two, and finally, the major software companies are responding with updates to their security software designed to defeat this annoying and potentially very damaging stuff.

Module 14

In this module, you will learn all about Spyware Can Destroy. Spyware and adware are two different animals. Each has the ability to make your life a mess. If you rely on the internet for anything or you rely on your computer for anything, it is a must that you fully understand what these things are and how they work.

Module 15

This module will teach you about How Does Spyware Spread?. One of the most important things for you to understand is just how spyware spreads. How does it get from its source to your computer? By understanding this fact, you’ll know how to better protect yourself from future invasion.

Module 16

In this module, you will learn all about How To Remove Spyware. There are several ways to remove spyware from your computer. If you have knowledge of viruses, then you can easily understand most of these methods and how they are potentially beneficial to you.

Module 17

This module will teach you about Anti Spyware Program. Anti-spyware programs are going to be the most effective and beneficial tool for you to use in your fight against all things spyware. In most cases, it will remove most of the spyware and adware from your computer. Some types of spyware can pose a larger problem and often be difficult to remove. Nevertheless, there are some excellent tools available to help most computer users to combat the threat of spyware.

Module 18

In this module, you will learn all about The Anti Anti-Spyware Programs. Unfortunately for the common pc user, there are some pretty awful companies out there that like to deceive. The good news is that most of these companies are well known for the types of anti-spyware products they put on the market.

Module 19

This module will teach you about Research And Learn More. If you are looking for an anti-spyware or anti-adware product, do your research. The fact is that through a bit of research you’ll find the best possible program for your needs and not get taken by something that does more harm to your computer then it will do good to your computer.

Method of Assessment:

Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.


After successfully completing the course, you will be able to obtain the certificates. You can claim a PDF certificate by paying a little processing fee of £2. There is an additional fee to obtain a hardcopy certificate which is £9.

Who is this course for?

IT Security (Malware) Course is suitable for anyone who wants to gain extensive knowledge, potential experience and professional skills in the related field. This IT Security (Malware) course is accredited so you don’t have to worry about the quality.


Our IT Security (Malware) Course is open to all from all academic backgrounds and there is no specific requirements to attend this IT Security (Malware) course. This IT Security (Malware) course is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets etc.

Career path

This IT Security (Malware) course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with the required skills to become successful. You will be able to add our qualification to your CV/resume which will help you to stand out in the competitive job industry.

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Does the cost include the exam fee?


Hi Drew, Thanks for your query. Yes, course fee is included exam fee. Many thanks.

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