In todays digital world, it seems as if everything in our personal and professional lives involve some digital device or program. While this digital technology has a lot of benefits, it threatens your IT security. This online Cyber Awareness Training outlines how to stay safe while using digital devices.
This Cyber Awareness Training is composed of five chapters. These chapters include:
Chapter 1: Internet Safety
Chapter 2: Account and Device Protection
Chapter 3: Protecting Personal Information
Chapter 4: Security Software and Solutions
Chapter 5: IT Security Incidents
Upon completion, you will be presented with a final exam to test your knowledge.
Explain how to best separate personal and professional conduct, as well as the importance of doing so
Recognize and safely deal with spam and malware attacks
Create, manage, and maintain secure passwords for all your devices and accounts
Explain and implement appropriate device security and work-from-home best practices
Define and describe personal information
Explain the basic principles of the Personal Information Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulations
Explain and implement some basic best practices for protecting personal information
Define and describe VPNs, antivirus software, and encryption, and explain how each can help keep your devices, accounts, and personal information safe
Define and describe an IT security incident
Identify and explain the basic responsibilities of yourself and your organization when it comes to responding to IT security incidents
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Average Completion Time
Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 90 minutes.
Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.