Security Awareness: In Practice and Review

You see it almost daily on the news, another cyber attack and the release of sensitive data. Keeping updated and following basic good practices will help prevent the disclosure of sensitive information.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 15, 2018
Duration
1h 0m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 15, 2018
Duration
1h 0m
Description

Cyber attacks and the release of sensitive data are a daily reminder that the actions you take has an impact on you and your company’s security. In this course, Security Awareness: In Practice and Review, you'll solidify the skills to protect your data. First, you'll gain a deeper knowledge of malicious cyber attacks. Next, you'll discover how to identify different types of attacks and how to stop from falling victim to them. Finally, you'll explore how to be more proactive in avoiding this type of attack. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of security awareness to protect your personal security, as well as the security of your company.

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 Security Awareness: In Practice and Review. You know, you see it almost daily on the news, another cyber attack and the release of sensitive information. This is a daily reminder that the actions you take has an impact not only on you and your data, but on your company's security as well, so keeping updated and following basic good practices will help prevent the disclosure of sensitive information, and there are several ways that you can keep yourself protected and informed. In this course you will learn to be reminded how to protect your data with gaining knowledge of malicious attacks, learn to identify the attacks, and how to stop from falling victim. You'll also learn how to be more proactive in avoiding these types of attack. So join me on this journey as a review of cyber security and on the practice and review to keep yourself safe. Here at Pluralsight we love learning, and we hope that you do too.