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'Responsible for Information' for SMEs

'Responsible for Information' is a free e-learning course aimed at staff in micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It helps employees and business owners to understand information security and associated risks, and it provides good practice examples and an introduction to protection against fraud and cyber-crime.

The course is divided into three modules

Each module is tailored to the specific needs of the target audience and includes role-specific content. It will take between 45 - 75 minutes to complete the course depending on the module you are taking. All modules conclude with an assessment to test the user's understanding.

If you have any feedback or questions please email elearning@nationalarchives.gov.uk.

Further information on information assurance and cyber security resources/training provided by the National Archives.

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