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Computer Training Group

Maximizing Corporate Productivity

Course Specifications
Course number: 084707
Software: Windows
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description

In today's organizational environment, almost every role involves working with computers in some manner. Recent events indicate that security breaches can happen to almost any computer user, at home or office. This course is intended to provide you with an introduction to common security threats and issues, as well as ways to counteract them.

Course Objective
You will identify and apply security techniques.

Target Student
End users who use computers in the office or at home.

Students should understand fundamental computer concepts, such as how to run applications, manage files, and use a web browser.

Course Content
Lesson 1: Securing Information
Topic 1A: Understand Information Security
Topic 1B: Implement Physical Security Measures
Topic 1C: Identify the Need for Cyber Security

Lesson 2: Counteracting Social Engineering Exploits
Topic 2A: Identify Social Engineering Exploits
Topic 2B: Counteract Social Engineering Exploits
Topic 2C: Evolve Social Engineering Organization Policies

Lesson 3: Identifying Security Measures
Topic 3A: Strengthen Desktop Security
Topic 3B: Strengthen Software Security
Topic 3C: Strengthen Network Security

Lesson 4: Maintaining File Security
Topic 4A: Back Up Data
Topic 4B: Implement File Security
Topic 4C: Disposal of Computer Information

Lesson 5: Guarding Against Attacks
Topic 5A: Identify Email Security Threats
Topic 5B: Protect Computers from Virus Attacks
Topic 5C: Block Spyware

Lesson 6: Handling Security Breaches
Topic 6A: Identify Incidents
Topic 6B: Respond to Incidents

Appendix A: Security and Privacy Regulations

Security Awareness: Concepts and Practices