security essentials v2

Security Essentials Course Outline

Reinforce your knowledge of the essential topics relating to the secure use of IT in daily life

Topics Covered

Security Concepts

Security Terms
Data Threats
Reason for Data Protection
Data Protection Principles
Social Engineering
Identity Theft
File Security


Malware Types
Malware Methods
Understanding Anti-Virus Software
Updating and Scanning
Dealing with Infected and Suspicious Files

Network Security

Network Security
Wireless Security
Personal Hotspots

Access Control

Preventing Unauthorised Data Access
Access Control
Password Management

Secure Web Use

Autocomplete Settings
Deleting Browsing Data
Secure Browsing
Content Control


Social Networking Risks
Email Encryption
Digital Signatures
Fraudulent Emails
Email Attachment Risks
Using Social Networking
VoIP and Instant Messaging
Using Mobile Apps
Mobile Security
Device Security
Backup Procedures
Data Storage
Data Deletion
Permanent Data Disposal

Security Essentials Test

Security Concepts
Network Security
Access Control
Secure Web Use
Secure Data Management
20 randomly asked questions from a pool of 80.
Questions are either true/false, multiple choice, hotspot, fill in the blank or match.
Pass mark is 80% and you will receive a competency certificate if you pass.
Re-take the test anytime to reinforce your learning

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