Security Awareness


Learn how to identify and apply security techniques in this course.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • describe the importance of securing information.
  • identify the different ways to guard yourself against social engineering exploits.
  • describe the security practices related to computers, mobile devices, networks, and the Internet.
  • maintain the security of the files and folders stored on your computing devices.
  • identify and protect information against risks associated with the cyber world.
  • identify potential security incidents, ways to respond in the event of a possible breach, and measures to prevent a security breach.
  • identify methods to keep the cloud and virtualized environments secured.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Securing Information

  • Topic 1A: Examine Information Security
  • Topic 1B: Implement Physical Security Measures
  • Topic 1C: Examine Cyber Security

Lesson 2: Guarding Against 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 Browser Security
  • Topic 3D: Strengthen Network Security
  • Topic 3E: Secure Wireless Networks
  • Topic 3F: Strengthen Mobile Security

Lesson 4: Maintaining File System Security

  • Topic 4A: Implement File System Security in Windows 7
  • Topic 4B: Back Up and Restore Data
  • Topic 4C: Dispose of Data Securely

Lesson 5: Guarding Against Attacks

  • Topic 5A: Protect a Computer from Security Threats
  • Topic 5B: Protect Computers from Virus Attacks
  • Topic 5C: Protect Computers from Social Network Threats

Lesson 6: Handling Security Breaches

  • Topic 6A: Identify Incidents
  • Topic 6B: Respond to Incidents

Lesson 7: Identifying Cloud Computing And Virtualization Security Methods

  • Topic 7A: Fundamentals of Cloud Computing
  • Topic 7B: Fundamentals of Virtualization