GCHQ Certified e-Learning Courses Muscat University, NSSG & Templar Executives

May 29, 2018

Muscat University, in collaboration with National Security Services Group (NSSG) and Templar Executives, is today proud to announce the launch of two world class Cyber Security Courses delivering knowledge of best practices in Cyber Security to all our citizens. This exciting initiative will contribute to the national strategy for a sustainable knowledge-based economy by providing easy to access and assimilate, training and education, that supports the upskilling of individuals and the development of a Digital Society for Oman.

The two courses, covering Cyber Security Awareness and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are certified by the world famous British Intelligence Agency GCHQ. On successful completion of each course, candidates will receive a personalised certificate carrying the seal of GCHQ as well as Muscat University. Both courses can be accessed through the portal on the Muscat University website at www.muscatuniversity.edu.om

GCHQ Certified Courses – Cyber Security Awareness e-Learning and General Data Protection (GDPR) Awareness e-Learning

Templar Executives’ comprehensive GCHQ Certified Cyber Security Awareness (CSA) e-Learning and GCHQ Certified General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) e-Learning courses are both designed to be completed in 35-40 minutes and 20-25mis respectively. The CSA course will enable organisations to raise their level of Cyber Security awareness and knowledge quickly, efficiently and effectively. This course will provide a holistic overview and understanding of Cyber Security, including the latest trends and threats such as Malware, Phishing, and Ransomware attacks and the Insider Threat. The GDPR course provides knowledge of the EU General Data Protection Regulation enforced from 25th May 2018. This important legislation has wide-reaching impacts for all organisations who collect, manage, process and store personally identifiable and personal sensitive data for EU citizens— anywhere in the world. It therefore, applies to every Omani organisation and individual operating, or wishing to trade, in Europe or using data from European Economic Area. The course covers the critical topics which will help learners understand the main principles of the GDPR. It also summarises roles and responsibilities and introduces key steps and guidance for both individuals and organisations to prepare for the GDPR and operate successfully where it is in force.

About Muscat University

Muscat University is a new, high quality international university located in the centre of Muscat. The university has a strong global commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship with close connections to the business communities of Oman and the wider region.

About NSSG

National Security Services Group (NSSG) is a cyber security firm located in the Sultanate of Oman. NSSG is designed to assist the private and government sectors determine their in-depth threats and provide solutions, which alleviates and reduces the risk in the ever growing world today.

About Templar Executives

Templar Executives is an award winning, international Cyber Security company trusted by Governments and multi-national organisations with an established international Cyber Academy. The company’s unique capability and experience optimises business outcomes through a holistic and tailored portfolio of Cyber Security services and solutions encompassing people, process, culture and technology. Templar Executives operates at the highest levels, helping shape national and corporate strategies and policies, and working with organisations to embed best practices and sustainable cyber resilience capability that provides a competitive business edge.