Cyber Security Essentials: Your Role in Protecting the Company
Cyber risks affect every individual and organization. This course will teach you how you can stay safe online and help protect your organization from cyber threats.
What you'll learn
Cyber risks can cause damage to organizations and individuals. In this course, Cyber Security Essentials: Your Role in Protecting the Company, you’ll learn to recognize cyber attacks and know what to do.
First, you’ll explore how to protect your user accounts on systems at work and at home.
Next, you’ll discover the ways that criminals work and how simple things can stop them.
Finally, you’ll learn how to look after your data and your organization’s data when you are not in the office.
When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of cyber risks and attacks needed to protect yourself and your organization.
Table of contents
cybersecurity refers to the actions taken to protect computer systems,networks, and information from being compromised via theft, damage, or other digital attacks. Cybersecurity practices help protect software and hardware from both inentional and unintentional cyber attacks.
The field of cybersecurity has lots of benefits as a career. There is no shortage of need for cyber security experts, it has low unemployment, and it pays well. With Pluralsight you can learn the fundamentals and also go into great depth learning about cyber security.
To be successful in a cybersecurity role will require good technical aptitude, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, attention to detail, and a knowledge of general security best practices across various platforms.
This cybersecurity essentials course will teach you how to stay safe online and protect organizations from cyber threats. Topics covered include:
- Recognizing what needs to be protected
- Ransomware and Phishing attacks
- Password best practices and management
- Understanding how cyber attacks happen
- Vulnerabilities, patching, and updates
- Much more
This course is for anyone who wants to learn cyber security essentials that will help protect you or your organization from digital attacks and cyber threats. If you want to better understand cyber risks and how to stop them, then this is the course for you.
Nope! This is an introductory cybersecurity course that does not require any prior experience. Just come prepared to learn and try not to have any distractions or interruptions.