Cybersecurity and Online Habits

  • 11 Topics | 48m
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Sound cybersecurity practices are essential for preventing data breaches and other security incidents that can have devastating consequences for organizations. Employees, through the careful adherence to their company’s IT policies, form an important line of defense against cyberattacks. This course focuses on common pitfalls in IT security by end users and provides employees with common sense guidelines for managing cybersecurity risks. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by The Potomac Law Group, PLLC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • follow best practices to avoid falling victim to phishing attacks
  • identify techniques to reduce risks when downloading software
  • identify best practices for using online security features
  • identify best practices for creating and managing passwords
  • identify safe e-mail practices
  • identify best practices for safe social networking in a professional context
  • recognize best practices for communicating through IM and text messaging
  • identify safe practices for using virtual meeting applications
  • identify actions you can take to avoid blogging-related risks
  • identify best practices for safe Internet use at work
  • identify characteristics of VPNs

IN THIS COURSE

  • Avoiding Phishing Attacks
    5m
  • Smart Downloading
    5m
  • Using Online Security Features
    5m
  • Proper Password Management
    6m
  • Proper Use of E-mail
    3m
  • Professional Social Networking
    4m
  • Using IM and Text Messaging
    3m
  • The Virtual Meeting – Doing It Right
    4m
  • Blogging
    2m
  • Proper Use of the Internet at Work
    3m
  • Using a Virtual Private Network (VPN)
    2m