Cyber Security for Managers
|Dates:||July 6-31, 2020|
|Meets:||Online; work at your own pace
|Instructor:|| LERN |
|Fee:|| $195.00 |
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Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Finally, you can get up to date on Cyber Security basics and fundamentals. Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the work place, you will find out about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism. At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge needed to practice safer computing and safeguard your business and work information.
Unit 1 Introduction to Cyber Security
-What does "Cyber Security" mean?
-Brief history and evolution
-Commonly used Cyber Security terms and their meaning
Unit 2 Threats and Vulnerabilities
-Viruses, malware and spyware
-Vulnerability Management 101
-Detection and Remediation
Unit 3 Information Assurance - Staying safe
-Enterprise Risk Management
-Firewalls and encryption
Unit 4 Disaster recover planning
-Basic security architecture
1. To gain a fundamental knowledge of what Cyber Security is and how it applies to your daily work
2. To gain an understanding of terms commonly used in Cyber Security such as “vulnerability”
3. To know how vulnerabilities occur and how to limit your exposure to them
4. To gain a fundamental understanding of what an attack is, and how to identify and prevent them from occurring
5. To provide the fundamental skills and understanding needed to identify Cyber Security threats
At the end of this course you will:
1. Possess a fundamental knowledge of Cyber Security
2. Understand what a vulnerability is and how to address most common vulnerabilities
3. Know basic and fundamental risk management principles as it relates to Cyber Security
4. Have the knowledge needed to practice safer computing and safeguard your information
5. Understand basic technical controls in use today,such as firewalls and Intrusion Detection systems.
About Your Instructor
, is the Information Security Executive Director and Information Security Officer for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He oversees the security of the University’s electronic information, and is responsible for coordinating and ensuring that information security across the University is consistent with industry best practices and meets the University’s compliance obligations. Mr. Waddell is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Formerly he served as chief information security officer for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and coordinated all information security-related activities for the Medical Center, the University and its two hospitals, Zale and St. Paul University. Mr. Waddell also does extensive speaking and writing on the topic of cyber security.
About Online Learning
Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with and get to know the instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It's easy. It's fun.
How the Course Works
It's easy to participate in this online course! An email invitation will be sent by the Wednesday prior to the course start date with details to login and manage the course. You will be given a web address to go to enter the classroom along with a password. Use your email address and password to gain access.
Once inside the online classroom, here's what you can expect.
Participate when you want
You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate. For the best learning, participants should log into the course on two to three different days of the week.
What you will do
For each unit, you will:
- Access the online readings
- Listen to the audio presentation for the unit and view the slides
- Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
- Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants
- Make comments on the discussion board (try to make one or more comments at two to three different times each day to keep up with the conversation).
The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self-quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead or go back and review again at your convenience.
The discussion for each unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing (no audio required) and can be made at any time of the day or night. Your instructor will log into the discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments and respond to comments by you and the other participants. We encourage you to make two or three comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.
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