Security Awareness: Identifying Personally Identifiable Information

The value of personally identifiable information is so high, that cybercriminals have devised many methods of obtaining this information. Learning basic precautions can help prevent releasing too much information.
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Rating
(11)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 15, 2018
Duration
1h 3m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(11)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 15, 2018
Duration
1h 3m
Description

Personally identifiable information (PII) may be an infection from malware, data reconstruction from a lost or stolen device, or a phone call or email. In this course, Security Awareness: Identifying Personally Identifiable Information, you'll learn how to protect your PII from cybercriminals. First, you'll obtain the basic knowledge about malicious attacks. Next, you'll delve into identifying the attacks and how to stop from falling victim. Finally, you'll discover how to be more proactive in avoiding this type of attack. When you’re finished with this course, you'll have the necessary skills and knowledge to protect your personally identifiable information.

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 on personally identifiable information or PII and how to protect it. You know, the value of your personally identifiable information is so high that cyber criminals have spent a considerable amount of time devising many methods of obtaining this information. It may be an infection from malware, data reconstruction from a lost and stolen device. It could be a phone call or an email message. Taking basic precautions can help prevent releasing too much information, and releasing your personally identifiable information. In this course you will learn to protect your PII with gaining knowledge of malicious attacks, learn how to identify those attacks, and how to stop from falling victim. You'll also learn how to be more proactive in avoiding this type of attack, so join me on this journey to start learning about cyber security and personally identifiable information. Here at Pluralsight we love learning, and we hope that you do too.