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Specialist training for SIROs

We’re offering a free cyber security training course to Senior Information Risk Owners (SIROs) working in NHS trusts and Commissioning Support Units (CSUs). Find out more about the course and how to sign up.

The training is GCHQ-certified and will help SIROs and their deputies to improve their knowledge about cyber security risks. It’s a one-day, face-to-face course.  

This training is currently only for SIROs working in NHS trusts and Commissioning Support Units (CSUs).

Benefits of the training 

To improve patient care and organisation outcomes.

To develop SIRO knowledge of responsibilities around the management of information risk.

To help SIROs develop cultural transformation to improve cyber security posture, insights into the application of best practice and effective cyber security planning.

What the training includes

  • The current cyber threat landscape and trends, with a focus on the NHS agenda  

  • Roles and responsibilities of the SIRO and deputy SIRO  

  • Relevant legislation and regulations  

  • Cyber security leadership, strategy, governance and stakeholder management  

  • Reporting and KPIs 

  • Developing a sustainable cyber security culture  

Register for this training

To register for this training, or to find out more information, please contact us directly at exeter.helpdesk@nhs.net . 

Last edited: 27 May 2020 4:06 pm