Brain Bites: Staying Safe Online
What you'll learn
- Describe the risks of modern cyber attacks
- Identify Phishing attacks and list ways they can be used in email or SMS messages
- Verify if updates from Windows, Google, DropBox, and ChatGPT are legitimate
- Discuss the roles of two-factor authentication, https, firewalls, social media, hoaxes, and data backup in preventing or facilitating cyber attacks
- The student should have basic computer knowledge.
The fast, effective way to a safer workforce
Meet the hackers trying to break into your company, and learn how to recognize ways they try to use you and your colleagues to steal money, data, and more.
Brain Bites micro-learning courses are information-rich and convey important topics with an engaging mix of video and animation. With 5-minute video lessons and 30-minute-or-less courses, Brain Bites are the perfect tool to educate today’s busy workforce.
Topics covered include:
Understanding the risks of modern hackers
Recognizing Phishing attacks from email and SMS
Identifying how to defend against fake updates for Windows, Flash, Java, and more
Learning tips for staying safe online
About Brain Bites mini-courses: Brain Bites courses are designed to be fast-paced, information-rich courses which use a combination of video and animation to convey important business topics quickly and effectively, in five-minute micro-learning lessons.
Written by highly experienced subject matter experts and presented in a two-person video-based style, Brain Bites courses are the perfect way to educate today’s busy workforce.
Objectives. You will be able to:
Describe the risks of modern cyber attacks
Identify Phishing attacks and list ways they can be used in email or SMS messages
Verify if updates from Windows, Java, Flash, and Adobe Reader are legitimate
Discuss roles of two-factor authentication, https, firewalls, social media, hoaxes, and data backup in preventing or facilitating cyber attacks
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who is concerned about online security and wants to learn how to reduce the risk of being hacked
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