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Security Awareness Training

Despite the best efforts of organizations worldwide, cybercrime is rising rapidly, and it is expected to cost organizations a stunning amount in 2019: $2 trillion….

Certificate None
Duration Optional 45/25 minutes
Delivery Online
Languages English

What is included in Security Awareness Training

Course Description

Despite the best efforts of organizations worldwide, cybercrime is rising rapidly, and it is expected to cost organizations a stunning amount in 2019: $2 trillion. This is because human error continues to be the biggest threat to information security. This course aims to mitigate human error by teaching how to:

  • Classify data
  • Protect confidential/sensitive data
  • Secure mobile devices
  • Secure remote and home offices
  • Avoid social engineering scams like pretexting and phishing, and
  • Create strong passwords

The course aims to maximize learning by using a challenge-based approach that helps user
understand the best practices they should follow in office every day.

Users are frequently asked to resolve common challenges that employees face every day – everything from recognizing the classification level of sensitive files to recognizing phishing and other social engineering attempts.

Course Information

Certification: None

Duration: Optional 45/25 minutes

Domain: Information Management

Delivery Method: Online


Available Languages: English

Purchase Options: Pay Per Use Courseware


Information Security Officer

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Classify data: You will be able to determine which classification a given piece of data

falls under – confidential, restricted, or public.

  • Protect confidential/sensitive data: You will learn the steps you need to take to ensure

that data is only shared with relevant people and that data remains secure from hackers

and in public places.

  • Secure mobile devices: You will learn the steps you need to take to protect the data

stored in mobile devices.

  • Secure remote and home offices: You will be able to secure organizational data at

your home/remote office by learning how to configure your router and other network

devices – and the general best practices to follow when working away from the office.

  • Avoid social engineering scams: You will be able to define, recognize, and avoid

social engineering scams such as phishing, pretexting, baiting, and quid pro quo.

  • Create strong passwords: You will be able to create strong passwords – and the

general best practices to take in regards to passwords.

Course Outline


Module 1: Information Security

  • Responsibilities
  • Policies & Practices
  • Personal Use
  • Security Incidents


Module 2: Social Engineering

  • Types of Social Engineering
  • Avoiding Social Engineering


Module 3: Internet Safety

  • Consequences & Prevention


Module 4: Email Safety

  • Email Best Practices


Module 5: Access Control & Passwords

  • Responsibility
  • Prevention
  • Creating Strong Passwords

Module 6: Identity Theft

  • Prevention

Module 7: Physical Security

  • Securing mobile devices

Delivery is subject to EdCast Marketplace terms and conditions.

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