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Executives have more access to sensitive data and systems, making it paramount that they are educated about the risks of handling this information. We have seen countless phishing attacks that target the highest levels of executives and ignoring these staff in training could be a costly oversight and loophole in your end-user security plan.

  • About this course.

    The Threat - This module provides an overview of the cyber threat landscape faced by organizations, outlining the impacts of cybersecurity incidents as well as tactics and strategies to aid the cyber defense.

  • Why do we need security awareness training?

    Security awareness training is all about teaching your colleagues and employees to understand the risks and threats around the ever-evolving cyber world. Security awareness training also ensures that employees are fully awake to the

    Consequences of failing to protect the organization from outside attackers.

  • What should security awareness training include?

    The following areas should be covered by any security awareness training course you engage:

    What is malware.
    Phishing.
    Mobile devices and BYOD.
    Social media and being safe online.
    Clean desk policy.
    Passwords and authentication.
    Personal data and compliance.
    Removable media.


  • Chapter 1: The Email Security

    ✔️ Email scams

    ✔️ Password security

    ✔️ Malware

     

     

  • Chapter 2: Password Security

    ✔️ Removable media

    ✔️ Safe internet habits

    ✔️ Password security

     

     

  • Chapter 3: Physical Security

    ✔️ Physical security and environmental controls

    ✔️ Data management and privacy

    ✔️ Clean desk policy

    ✔️ Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy

     


  • How do I secure my mobile device?

    Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets present unique security challenges because of their portability and simplicity.

  • What is malware and how do I get rid of it?

    Typically, malware is downloaded unknowingly when an unsuspecting user opens an infected file or visits an infected website. Once it's on your computer, it launches a specific kind of attack based on its design. For example, keyloggers record each keystroke and report it to hackers, who look for usernames, passwords, and other sensitive credentials. Trojans masquerade as useful or benign software—often as fake anti-virus software or games—to trick users into opening them and granting them access to system files or the ability to download more malware.

    You can protect your computer against malware by installing anti-virus software and running routine scans.

  • What is data management?

    Data management is the responsible stewardship of data throughout its lifecycle.

    There are five components to data management:

    Acquisition—What data is acquired, how, and why?

    Utilization—How is the data used? Does the use support an institutional need or University activity?

    Maintenance—For how long is data retained? What are the data management rules?

    Access—Who is authorized to access, under what requirements, and under whose approval?

    Protection—How are the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data maintained?

  • How can I manage data safely?

    The best way to manage data safely is to recognize that it's an integral part of your job responsibilities and to incorporate it into your workplace routine. Turn safe computing and information behavior into new habits, and be mindful of how your actions affect the security of your data and devices.

    Knowing what kinds of data you use, as well as how and where you use them, is the first step. This knowledge will help you maintain a cleaner system and respond more quickly to possible IT security incidents.

    Review the Secure UD Essentials and best practices for information security and take note of opportunities for you to improve the way you manage the data in your care. Be aware of and understand your responsibility to support unit security efforts. Your unit will have an information security plan that describes the requirements and processes for protecting IT resources.

  • How do I know whether I have sensitive data?

    In many cases, sensitive data is hidden in larger data sets or files. To find sensitive data on your computer, download the Identity Finder, and use it to scan your computer. Identity Finder is University-licensed and free for faculty and staff to download and use. Upon completing a scan, it will generate a report that will assist you in finding and protecting any unencrypted sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, on your computer or drives.

  • What is encryption?

    Encryption is a means of protecting files and devices. When you encrypt a file, you "lock" it with an encryption key or password. The file itself is scrambled and becomes unreadable without the appropriate key or password.

    Faculty and staff are required to encrypt portable devices (laptops, tablets, smartphones, and removable storage media) and sensitive University information.

    IT recommends that all members of the University community also encrypt their personal devices and sensitive files to protect them from misuse. Don't leave your data defenseless against thieves and hackers!

  • Can I use email to send sensitive data?

    You shouldn't use email to send or receive sensitive data. If an email account is hacked or if the email is forwarded, that sensitive information could easily be exposed to someone other than the original, intended recipient. Instead, use a secure file transfer service like UD Dropbox or a secure Web form.

     If, for some reason, alternatives are not available and you must use email to transmit sensitive information, that information must be encrypted. Encrypt the file first, then send the encrypted file as an attachment. Contact the recipient separately to provide the encryption password. Never send sensitive information in cleartext.

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  • Access period : 12 months
  • Course duration : 40+ hours
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Security awareness training for it professional

Encourage users to become cyber heroes and protect your organization’s data from data breach.

Learn how our cyber security awareness training program for IT professional can reduce the risk of data exposure to phishing and other cyber-attacks.

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Adopting a remote workforce model means you must adjust your security awareness training for IT professional accordingly. Empower users to access and share their data safely, regardless of location or time zone.


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Build a Successful Security Awareness Program For IT Professional with Managed Services

Take the guesswork out of implementing, managing, and optimizing your cyber security awareness program for IT professional with our managed security services option. Our knowledgeable, supportive staff will make sure that your training initiatives are successful.

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Security Awareness for IT Professionals

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Developed for IT Professionals and those who take care entire organization IT infrastructure, this course will introduce concepts and techniques that will help IT Professionals in developing their day-to-activities into a security-savvy workforce, capable of defending against attacks from cybercriminals and other threat actors. This course is centered around a multi-point plan that when followed, will guide IT Professionals through the successful implementation of an effective security awareness program.

"Our IT Professionals are too busy to be involved in our cyber security awareness and training program." We hear this statement a lot from our customers every day. This course provides practical, to-the-point training for the busy IT Professionals, in everyday language, complete with examples that are easy to understand.

Why Security Awareness is Important for IT Professionals?

Take the guesswork out of implementing, managing, and optimizing your cyber security awareness program for IT professional with our managed security services option. Our knowledgeable, supportive staff will make sure that your training initiatives are successful.

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IT Professionals are a Group That is Most at Risk

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IT Professionals have more access to sensitive data and systems, making it paramount that they are educated about the risks of handling this information. We have seen countless phishing attacks that target on the highest levels of executives, IT Professionals and ignoring these staff in training could be a costly oversight and loophole in your end user security plan.

Why security awareness training to your IT Professionals

As an IT Professionals you need to understand adequate about cyber security so you can have a confident conversation with your department. These days cyber Security is everyone’s problem. With cybercrime damages expected $6 trillion by 2021, it is hardly surprising that cybersecurity has become an Executives level important topic now a days. The IT Professionals are responsible for implementing of a sound cyber security program, including the overall guidance and direction of setting a cultural value related to risk awareness, policy and strategy, defining risk profile and creating security initiatives and priorities for organization.

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Being an IT Professionals, you will be targeted always

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IT Professionals in any organizations are regularly the target of cyber-attack by cyber-criminal, because of their access to valuable assets within the organization. Implementing cyber security awareness program, security policies will help to mitigate cyber risk. It is critical that IT Professionals must understand and follow their organization’s cyber security policies, so that when a cyber-criminal tries to manipulate them, staff can identify that something is unusual.

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IT Professionals who take cyber security risk seriously are uniquely positioned to help senior management tackle cyber-security risk. When you partner with us, you benefit from our extensive knowledge and skills as we develop your business’s cyber security. As one of top cyber-security firm, we offer nearly 30 year’s experience in the technical, commercial and regulatory aspects of cyber security.

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COURSE MODULE ROLE BASED TRAINING FOR IT PROFESSIONALS

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Duration:
  • 8/40 Hours
Ways to Learn :
  •   Virtual Training
  •   Virtual Instructor-Led Training
  •   Classroom Training
Course Audience:
  •   Intended for Managers
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ADVANCED Training
Course Topics:
Chapeter 1: The Email Security
  •  Email scams
  •   Malware
  •   Password security
Chapeter 2: Password Security
  •   Removable media
  •   Password security
  •   Safe internet habits
Chapeter 3: Physical Security
  •   Physical security and environmental controls
  •   Clean desk policy
  •   Data management and privacy
  •   Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy

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