You will start by seeing numerous visual examples of targeted phishing emails and be taught in detail how to recognize the major red flags so that you can readily detect these emails in the future.
Next, we will cover some common ways that businesses and corporations are hacked and defrauded, via things such as malicious macros, BEC fraud scams, ransomware attacks, and more.
We will also cover social engineering attacks that use your mobile phone to trick you into paying money or giving your secrets away. You will also be presented with many different social engineering attacks on the Internet, so you can see how easily people can be preyed upon using their sneaky methods.
You will understand why Apple devices can be secure most of the time but can sometimes be just as insecure as other computers, as well as some general things you can do to protect yourself whilst using a Mac computer. You will become well versed in the general differences in security between iPhones and Androids, some of their main security features, how to avoid downloading malicious apps, and much more.
Then we will spend some time covering the key issues, as well as effective solutions, around password management and 2-Factor Authentication.
You will then be taught what encryption is, why it is so particularly important to enforce security and privacy.
Finally, we will review for you again all the great cyber security solutions presented in the training, plus even more cool tips ‘n’ tricks on how to protect yourself when using computers, smartphones, and the Internet.
The resources for this course is available at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/The-Beginners-2020-Cyber-Security-Awareness-Training-Course
- Publication date:
- July 2020
- 3 hours 14 minutes