An Executive's Guide to Security: Protecting Your Information

Cybersecurity    |    Beginner
  • 13 Videos | 51m 5s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
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This 13-video course explores data protection for businesses, including devices, social media, and good governance through security principles, policies, and programs. You will examine several types of security threats, the different types of network attacks, the role physical security plays in the protection of corporate data, and the human element of security threats. Next, learners examine the attack surface, including the total combined nodes, users, devices, and any entry points of software, a network, and a business environment. You will examine threats, vulnerabilities, and risks, and learn the importance of network hardening. This course uses real-world examples of several top security threats to businesses today, including malware, social engineering, unpatched software, BYOD (bring your own device), and IoT (Internet of things). You will examine clickjacking and URL spoofing. Finally, this course discusses the legal and financial ramifications of a major security breach, the importance of having a security policy, training personnel, password protection, and managing a company's security.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • describe best practices for working with and handling corporate information while traveling
    discuss the problems presented by organizational and personal e-mail, and best practices for working with e-mail, including how to protect yourself from spam
    specify the proper ways to handle sensitive company information, including the differences between working with online data and physical media
    describe best practices for sharing data with colleagues, customers, and the public
    discuss BYOD and IoT, how they pose a unique security threat for organizations, and how they should be treated on an organizational scale
    specify the challenges surrounding wireless networking and how wireless networks should be handled on an organizational scale
  • discuss the dangers of posting on social media, as well as organizational policies and procedures
    specify the importance of implementing organizational security programs and why companies that don't have them put themselves at risk
    describe how employee training, awareness, and advocacy should be implemented and how it plays a crucial role in the protection of an organization's information
    discuss the importance of security programs and how to balance up-front costs vs. downtime in the long-run
    specify how new technology impacts security, and how to balance it in relation to convenience vs. security
    explain data protection practices, devices and social media, and corporate security principles and programs

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    1m 15s
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    2. 
    Security on the Road
    4m 56s
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    3. 
    E-mail Security
    8m 2s
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    4. 
    How to Handle Sensitive Data
    3m 20s
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    5. 
    When and What to Share
    1m 47s
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    6. 
    BYOD and IoT
    6m 41s
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    7. 
    Wireless Networking Challenges
    3m 23s
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    8. 
    Posting on Social Media
    2m 40s
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    9. 
    The Importance of Security Programs
    3m 12s
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    Employee Training, Awareness, and Advocacy
    3m 15s
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    Balancing Up-Front Costs vs. Downtime in the Future
    2m 11s
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    12. 
    Convenience vs. Security
    2m 32s
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    13. 
    Exercise: Explain How to Protect Your Information
    2m 20s

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