Security Awareness Campaigns (Lite)
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Security Awareness Campaigns (Lite)

This is the "lite" version of Security Awareness Campaigns and is meant to give you an idea of the full course.
4.1 (225 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.
6,501 students enrolled
Created by Michael Goedeker
Last updated 1/2015
English [Auto-generated]
Price: Free
  • 26 mins on-demand video
  • 6 mins on-demand audio
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Lite version of Security Awareness Campaigns training
  • Basic Security Aspects covered in an awareness campaign
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  • Just bring your passion for technology and learning how to take security into your own hands

Security Awareness Campaigns is about the components and reality of what makes awareness campaigns successful and which components are needed in it. This course will cover the basics of a security awareness campaign that is aimed at increasing security levels by addressing social engineering attacks and communicating the basics of awareness and threats companies face today.

Learn the basic concepts of security awareness campaigns, quickly and easily!

This course goes through relevant research into successful and failed attempts at increasing awareness, also going through complex standards and making them simple and easy to understand.

The full version gives you research, tips and information you need to be successful in creating your own security awareness campaign.

There are over 22 lectures in the full version that cover:

  • Introduction to security awareness campaigns
  • What components are needed
  • Security Drivers
  • Vulnerabilities that companies face
  • Business value of campaigns
  • Components of the awareness campaign
  • Security Policy
  • Laptop and Desktop
  • Mobile Devices
  • Data Security and Encryption
  • Incident Response
  • Change Management
  • Security Organization
  • How awareness mitigates risks
  • Practical examples of how awareness has stopped attacks in reality

This course goes through materials and actual projects and gives you the simple scoop on how to create great awareness campaigns that work and which elements you can use in your awareness campaign. It also goes through information that is also important for everyone to know, even if you do not create an awareness campaign, it will help you understand basic concepts.

Who is the target audience?
  • Everyone interested in increasing security and privacy of information
  • Anyone interested in understanding why security awareness is important
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Curriculum For This Course
Introduction into this course.
1 Lecture 00:41
Introduction into this course.
Security Awareness Campaigns (Lite)
7 Lectures 31:55
Research into Security Awareness and Cyber threats

Security Awareness and Training (Status Quo)

Short discussion on security drivers of a security awareness campaign. Please keep in mind that the full course has much more detail.

Security Drivers of Awareness

Areas of vulnerability

This lecture discusses some of the objectives of a security awareness campaign.

Some objectives of a security awareness campaign

Short summary of the lite course and some more detail about the full course.

Summary of the lite version

Some additional information on ISACA, ISC2 and other methodologies that can be used to guide the creation of your security awareness campaign.

Additional info on methodologies and standards
About the Instructor
Michael Goedeker
4.1 Average rating
409 Reviews
7,408 Students
5 Courses
Cyber Security Researcher, Speaker & Trainer, M.Sc. CISSP

Michael has worked on multiple projects globally from architecture to cyber security, working with some of the biggest fortune 50 companies and within the top 5 consulting industry. Some companies he has worked with and for include Accenture, Avanade, Dell, FSC, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Sophos and Symantec.

Michael's company (HakDefNet) currently does research and projects focused on Global Cyber Threats, International Business and Security Leadership and are aimed at making security products, processes, solutions and defense against cyber threats as easy to understand and implement as possible. Michael is also the author of the chapter "Cyber Security: Future IT-Security Challenges for Tomorrow's Leaders and Businesses", and recently participated in an interview with IGI Global Promotions Coordinator Ann Lupold, elaborating on elevating issues in cyber security and cyber espionage, as well as the challenges that leaders and businesses face in confronting such issues. He also has written for various IT, Channel and Business publications and newspapers internationally.

Michael is also certified as an ISO/IEC27001:2013 Lead Auditor and is the first cyber security trainer to ever be keynote speaker at Davos.