IT Security Best Practices Training Course

Enable your IT team to safeguard the organization’s information assets using IT security best practices.

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Why this course?

With the increase in digital connectivity and the rise of Industry 4.0 and smart homes, large volumes of information are being sent and received at lightning speed via the most diverse IT channels and nodes. Along with this, threat actors are getting smarter, and the need to protect your digital assets and network devices is even greater. This interactive training course helps individuals understand how to fortify networks and systems against virtual attacks.

The audience

Deliver this course to a wide segment of your workforce.

IT Team

The course content

Section 1

Security Basics

Covers the importance of IT Security Practices, the information assets of the organisation and, the impact of exposure to Threats and Vulnerabilities. 

Section 2

IT Team’s Roles and Responsibilities

Focuses on Information Risk Management and IT Security Management? (IRM vs IT Security), Safeguarding organisation IT like Security evaluation of systems and applications before selection, Security testings of systems, applications and services, Vulnerability assessment and Penetration testing.

Section 3

Industry Best Practices

Industry best practices on hardening the Operating system, Vulnerability assessment, patch management, change management, incident management, monitoring and reporting, user management and system deployment 

Section 4

Summary and Assessment

Mandatory assessment with a minimum pass score as determined by the organization.



LMS compatible

The course runs on any standard LMS that supports SCORM, AICC or TINCAN


Mobile friendly

Responsive course with HTML5 as the underlying technology


Learning time

The course has an approximate learning time of 25-35 minutes.

Customize this course

Unlike off-the-shelf courses, customized content connects well with employees. At Security Quotient, we perfectly align training content with the organization’s security policies, brand guidelines and cultural nuances. Further, we translate the course to the native language spoken by the end-users along-with audio narration by native language speakers.

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Frequently asked questions

Find answers to common questions to It best practices

IT security best practices are actions followed to protect an organization’s information assets. It includes an analysis of threats and vulnerabilities to minimalize the exposure that may affect an organization’s information assets.

IT teams that include both the IT security team and Information Risk Management (IRM) team should work in conjunction to identify risks associated with the organization’s IT infrastructure and create controls to mitigate those risks.

An organization needs to adopt IT security best practices to prevent exposure to threats and vulnerabilities that could result in financial loss, legal consequences, regulatory sanctions, and reputational damage.

Information Risk Management identifies and controls threats and vulnerabilities to information resources in an organization in order to achieve business objectives.

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