Computer and Internet Security: E-mail & Passwords
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Computer and Internet Security: E-mail & Passwords

A guide to enforce your passwords and secure your email communications
4.3 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
74 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2017
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Make up or generate and memorize strong and hack-proof passwords
  • Verify senders and links in emails
  • Send encrypted email
  • Use encryption tools for online communication
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use an Internet connected PC at a beginner level
Description

This course is a mix of theory and practical tips to help you make you online life and communication more secure and hacker-proof.

In this course you will learn:

  • Why strong passwords are so important
  • Tips and tricks how to enforce your passwords, make them virtually unhackable
  • Practical trick for remembering long, strong passwords that make no sense on the first sight
  • What are password managers and why it is a good idea to use one
  • You will learn what is 2-factor authentication and it's underlying principles
  • How to verify senders and external links in emails you receive
  • How to use email encryption with your current email service
  • What secure email provider to chose

Content and Overview

This course is a quick and informative introduction to the basics of computer and information security that will help you make you online life and communication much more secure. I will show you how simple it is to make up your own strong, hacker-proof passwords and how to memorize them forever. You will learn about password managers, alternative authentication techniques, and email encryption. You can’t underestimate the value of having such skills in today's world of total Internet surveillance. We will also have an overview of the best secure email providers to help you choose one for your business or personal email communication.

This course is for anyone who wishes to feel more secure about their online presence, as well as online communications. This course will help you significantly secure your business and personal life with easy to implement steps we will talk about inside. You will need a minimum experience of using your browser, online services and email. Nothing special really.

Inside the course, you will also find regularly updated additional materials and links to external resources.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee. No Questions Asked!

I hope you will be absolutely satisfied once you got through my course. I do my best to make sure this course meets your need and expectations. But if you're not satisfied with this course for ANY valid reason, contact me within 30 days from your purchase and I will refund in full. No questions asked. You have absolutely nothing to lose.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone who wishes to increase their security level when using online services
  • This course is for anyone who wishes to learn how to send encrypted emails in a simple, effortless way
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Curriculum For This Course
12 Lectures
01:03:14
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:31

This lecture will show you why it is essential today to know the concept dealt in this course.

Preview 02:31
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Passwords Security
7 Lectures 27:36

This lecture will show you the importance of using strong passwords for all the online services and offline accounts you use.

Preview 03:16

This lecture will show you some tricks to make your passwords literally unhackable: you will know what types of attacks hackers use to break your passwords, and what rules you should follow to make your passwords really strong.

How to enforce your passwords
05:19

In this lecture I will show you some of the online tools to check you passwords strength and how to use them.

Preview 02:44

This video will help you easily create and memorize long, strong passwords that will make absolutely no sense to others.

Secret memorization technique for strong & long passwords
01:44

In this video I will tell you about the most popular password management services. Some of them are paid, others are free. But all of them can make you online life much more effortless and secure. We will go through some pros and cons of using password managers as well.

Password Managers: Pros & Cons
07:47

This lecture is a collection of short descriptions and links to most popular and useful password management services and software.

The Most Popular Password Managers
01:30

This lecture will give you the understanding of why it is a very good idea to use 2-factor authentication and it's underlying principles.

Preview 05:16
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E-mail Security
3 Lectures 32:58

In this lesson I will show you some great tips how you can easily verify senders of specific email messages, and how you can check the links (URLs) in emails you receive.

How to verify senders and links in emails
08:52

This lecture will show you how you can enforce you email communication with encryption techniques to make you personal and business correspondence safe and secure.

How to use email encryption
12:18

This lecture will give you the overview of the best secure email providers that you can use. These services offer you best email security practices available today. I use them, you should also.

Safe and secure email providers
11:48
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Bonuses and Additional Information
1 Lecture 00:20

This lecture contains some related bonus materials for my students, including coupons for my other courses.

Bonuses for my students
00:20
About the Instructor
Aleksey Grebeshkov
4.4 Average rating
107 Reviews
2,335 Students
6 Courses
Ph.D, entrepreneur, consultant, web developer, infosec geek

My name is Aleksey Grebeshkov (Ph.D.), I'm an entrepreneur and also an author, associate professor, and researcher at the Kyiv National Economic University (Kyiv City, Ukraine). My areas of interest include information management, project management, innovation management, information technologies in business and education, and information security.

I'm also CEO at Global Digital Services (Ukrainian web developer, IT consulting and IT services provider company), CIO at Kyiv Private Schools Association and co-owner of online education startup EduCasta.

I have also worked on a number of online projects for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses.