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Towson, MD 21204
PHONE: 888-481-3500
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Cybersecurity 101: What Today’s Digital Criminals Don’t Want You to KnowCOURSE ID: CYBERSEC
DESCRIPTION

Crime is increasingly moving to the digital realm, with new data breaches in the news on a daily basis. This course was developed to help ordinary computer users understand how they are being targeted by criminals and how to protect themselves better online, at work and at home.

DESIGNED FOR: All professionals; course does not cover network architecture or other content intended only for IT professionals.FIELD OF STUDY: Computer ScienceLEVEL: BasicPREREQUISITES: NoneCOURSE PRODUCER: Business Learning InstituteCREDITS: 2.0OBJECTIVES:
  • Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
  • Understand how cybercriminals are targeting you, and why
  • Apply tips and tricks to protect yourself from basic cyberattacks and digital social engineering
  • Identify the most important lessons learned from data breaches in the news
HIGHLIGHTS:

* Review of basic concepts of organizational cybersecurity, focusing on how individual employees can be secure computer users at work and at home
* Who commits computer crimes, the tools that they use, and how to protect yourself and your technology resources
* How criminals conduct social engineering in the digital world, and how to avoid being taken advantage of
* Details of major recent hacking cases in the news, like Target, Home Depot, and Apple, as well as how digital currencies like Bitcoin work, and why they matter

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