The web can be a dangerous place. Learn how to keep your information safe with this course.
It’s not just about not opening that spam email. (But that is a big part of it).
- Employees who work regularly with computers
By the end of this course, you'll be able to:
- Understand what information security is and why it matters
- Learn about the various types of cyber-attacks and how they happen
- Learn best practice for keeping your information safe
Nowadays, if you’re in the workforce, you’re pretty much guaranteed to work with a computer in some way. That means that whether you know it or not, you’re a potential risk for cyber attacks. Maybe you think you’re too small-time to be a target, or too savvy to fall for that sort of stuff…well, that’s what everyone else who’s ever been targeted thought too. Of course, you might just not know what risks you’re facing. A lot of people don’t – because there are a lot of potential risks, and some are less obvious than others. We all know to avoid scam emails…but did you know that connecting to public wi-fi is a potential security risk? Not to make it seem all doom and gloom, of course. The steps you can take to protect yourself are quite simple. In a brief but informative 30 minutes, this course outlines all of these potential risks and their simple, effective solutions, including what to do if you are hacked.