Security Awareness: Identifying Personally Identifiable Information

by Jason Helmick

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.

What you'll learn

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

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. Jason is a leader in the IT professional community, and serves as board member and COO/CFO of PowerShell.Org. Jason’s publications include Learn Windows IIS in a Month of Lunches, and he h... more

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