Security Awareness: Mobile Devices

Phones have evolved to be portable computing devices that contain a tremendous amount of information about our personal and work life. The data contained on your phone, tablet, or whatever future device you may have is a target for criminals.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 15, 2018
Duration
58m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 15, 2018
Duration
58m
Description

The evolution of the cell phone offered us mobility with the ability to still communicate with family and with co-workers in the office. In this course, Security Awareness: Mobile Devices, you'll learn how to protect your business and yourself by gaining knowledge of mobile device attacks. First, you'll delve into how to identify those specific attacks. Next, you’ll explore how to stop from becoming a victim of these types of attacks. Finally, you'll discover how to be more proactive in avoiding a mobile device attack. When you’re finished with this course, you'll have the required skills and knowledge of security awareness needed to protect against mobile device attacks.

About the author
About the author

Jason Helmick is an author for Pluralsight. His IT career spans more than 25 years or enterprise consulting on a variety of technologies, with a focus on strategic IT business planning. He’s a highly successful IT author, columnist, lecturer, and instructor, specializing in automation practices for the IT pro.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi. I'm Jason Helmick, an author here at Pluralsight, and welcome to my course, Mobile Device Security. You know the evolution of the cell phone has offered us mobility with the ability to still communicate with family and coworkers in the office. Conversations with customers don't have to wait until you get to the office any more, we can have them at any time. Today those phones have evolved to portable computing devices that have a tremendous amount of power and information about our personal and work life, so the data contained on your phone, your tablet, your smartwatch, whatever future device you may have, is a target for cyber criminals. So in this course you will learn how to protect you business and yourself with gaining knowledge of mobile device attacks. Learn to identify those attacks and how to stop from falling victim. You'll also learn how to be more proactive in avoiding these types of attacks. So join me on this journey to start learning about cyber security and mobile device security. Here at Pluralsight, we love learning and hope that you do too.