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Security Awareness Training

About the Course

Security Awareness Training teaches employees to identify and prevent security breaches before they happen. teaches employees to identify and prevent security breaches before they happen. For four cents per day per employee, your staff will have year-long, anytime, anywhere access to our highly-rated online security awareness training. This comprehensive training spans the facets of security awareness from in-office to remote security, email to phishing attacks, malware to ransomware, cloud to social media, and more. In addition, the optional phishing simulation features the ability to simulate phishing attacks to test employees’ ability to recognize and respond to attempted attacks.

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe the realms of security awareness and how each intersects
  • Explain how a physical location is secured and best practices for preventing a breach
  • Identify steps that employees should take to ensure data and device safety when working remotely
  • Relate the risks of utilizing Cloud services and the steps employees can take to secure Cloud-stored data
  • Explain how access to sensitive information is granted to employees and the ways in which access control practices keep data safe
  • Describe the best practices for using social media so that data and accounts are not compromised
  • List the ways in which hackers can use social engineering to gain access to sensitive information and what to do if a social engineering attack is suspected
  • Relate the aspects of mobile devices that put them at risk for a cyber attack and what an employee should do to secure the device as best as possible
  • List the forms of network security in place, the risks to these security measures, and the employee’s role in thwarting an attack
  • Describe the correct steps to take when a breach of security occurs across any and every realm of security
Security Awareness Training

Contact

Professional Development Institute

Janet M. Jones, Director, Professional Development Institute
570-945-8621

John P. Gorel, Director, Corporate Relations
570-945-8622

Email: pdi@keystone.edu

Office Location: Ward Hall

Estimated length: 2 hours
Access Time: 365 days
.2 CEUs
Delivery: Online
Cost: $15.00

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