Think Before You Click
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Think Before You Click

Learn How To Protect Your PC – And Yourself!
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Created by Chip Reaves
Last updated 3/2019
English
English, Spanish
Current price: $17.99 Original price: $29.99 Discount: 40% off
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Describe the threats from cybercriminals which target your devices and yourself
  • Define cybersecurity terms including phishing, vishing, ransomware, sextortion, social engineering, and botnets
  • List benefits cybercriminals hope to achieve by attacking people and devices
  • Describe the role played by hardware, software, priviliege level, and updates in protecting your computer
  • Identify at least three characteristics of a “strong” password
  • Explain the 3-2-1 backup strategy and how it protects from ransomware
  • List at least three ways criminals hope to get access to your computer
  • Discuss the role of clickbait and social engineering in cybersecurity attacks
Requirements
  • Basic Computer Knowledge
Description

Is it real or is it a trap? Learn how to protect yourself from cybercriminals!

Hundreds of times per day, cybercriminals are attempting to access your computer or your data, often by tricking you with fake emails, fake links, or even fake phone calls and voicemails. How do you know what’s real and what you should avoid?

In this course, IT security expert Ken Dwight, aka “The Virus Doctor” will walk you through the world of cybersecurity, including all the attacks, techniques, and strategies the bad guys use everyday to try and make us click without thinking.

Who this course is for:
  • Everyday computer users.
Course content
Expand 9 lectures 55:58
+ Think Before You Click
9 lectures 55:58
Protecting Your Computer
07:28
Strong Passwords
06:26
Social Engineering
02:52
Backups
03:34
Clickbait
06:13
Protecting Yourself
11:32
Red Flags
06:22