Training for the Future


Internet Facilities and Security for Business User

Course Code: IFSBU

Dates: 14 Nov - 18 Nov | 24 Apr - 28 Apr | 5 Jun - 9 Jun | 4 Sep - 8 Sep | 13 Nov - 17 Nov

Price: £2750 Plus VAT

Duration: 1 Week /s

Course Objective

This course provides comprehensive training on how the internet works, how to use it beneficially for business (both inside the organisation with external customers/partners), Delegates learn to use the various internet services for themselves on PCs. Essential security and the management of the internet are also included in the syllabus

Who Should Attend?

Business and systems analysts, systems designers, database analysts and designers

Prerequisite Courses

ITMOE IT Skills and Microsoft Office for Executives

This course can be combined with ITMOE (IT Skills and Microsoft Office for Executives) to make a 2 week training programme.

Course Overview

  • What is the Internet?

  • Domain names, registration, tracing

  • Internet, Extranet and Intranet explained

  • What are the various protocols?

  • Using the World Wide Web for business applications

  • Security and encryption for sensitive transactions and data

  • Electronic Mail (Email) across the internet

  • Email server types: SMTP, IMAP, POP

  • Dealing with spam

  • What are spyware, adware, viruses, Trojans and other malicious threats?

  • Securing against these threats on the client and server

  • Using newsgroups, world wide web, and file transfer protocol effectively

  • Using search engines

  • Conferencing and real time communications over the internet

  • Using voice and video

  • More on security -firewalls, proxy servers, PPK encryption

  • Setting up your own internet presence

  • Configuring your email and web servers

  • Basics of creating your own web pages

  • Web site design tools

  • E-commerce facilities


  • Learning Goal

    Upon completion of this course, delegates should be able to:

  • Use the internet effectively from a PC

  • Install and configure software to use email, newsgroups, world wide web, and file transfer protocol

  • Install and configure anti-virus, anti-spyware/adware, and firewall software

  • Assess security risks and know how to respond to them

  • Create simple web pages and configure their own internet host


  • Course Materials

    Course notes, case study / exercise materials
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