Information security awareness for employees + Exam
What you'll learn
- Protect their personal and company data from the hacking
- Spot the social engineering attacks
- Define and manage secure passwords
- Keep the data safe from the accidental loss
- Basic skills of computer usage
- No programming or system administration knowledge required
Covers the most important security topics of 2022 in one hour.
Interest to protect your data and the data of your company
No prior knowledge in areas of information security or cybersecurity
Ready to learn something new
We regularly see news about the data leaks, hacking attacks and money being lost for the businesses. It might be that you are a bit scared of what happens in the internet. For sure, you want to feel safer with the services you use. This course will provide you with the understanding about the most common attacks and risks originating from the internet, and will give practical advice on how to protect yourself.
The course provides tips for security in remote work and at the office, it provides tips for secure work with your home computer and the office computer. The global pandemic transferred us to work-from-home mode. The two years with this remote mode have shown the need to adapt certain security requirements, and it also makes you as an employee more responsible for the proper security balance between the work and personal activities.
After the lectures you will be able to spot the phishing e-mails and you will be able to avoid disclosing confidential information. Sometimes we think that using one certain IT brand serves as a guarantee against the attacks. Actually, threats are equal both for Mac and Windows computers, as well as both for iOS and Android phones. This course gives advice for security in various environments.
This course is intended for office workers, beginners in the professional use of IT systems, internet users for personal needs and anyone curious about security.
At the end of lectures there is an exam with 15 multiple choice questions. By answering those questions you will get the Certificate of Completion which is enough to be compliant with most regulations requiring the security awareness training (e.g. for ISO 27001, HIPAA, SOX, COBIT, PCI DSS).
Who this course is for:
- Office employees
- Anyone interested to gain the insight into information security
Martins Gills has a hands-on experience in software testing, consulting and training. Professionally, during 15 year in software testing has worked in different technical and management positions, then expanded the expertise in quality area as information technology auditor. Holds a doctoral degree in computer science (Dr.sc.comp.) from University of Latvia. During 2000-2019, organized the annual international software testing conferences TAPOST. Holds several ISTQB certifications, has been participating in ISTQB working groups. Has experience in information security and IT audits - he is a certified information systems auditor, CISA.