Why is End User Security Important?

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This module serves as an introduction to the End User Security Awareness Training and presents an overview of the subjects that will be covered in this course:
  • What is Cyber Security?
  • Why should you care?
Damages include financial losses; compromised data such as passwords and national security information; loss of reputation.
  • Know your enemy.
Know the three primary threats: highly organized threats (from organized crime, terrorists, nation-sponsored cyberwarfare, and corporate espionage); insider threats from corporate espionage, former employees, and insiders selling information); and common persistent threats (from hackers, individual thieves, and individuals seeking recognition).
  • What is your responsibility?
Cybersecurity is everyone's responsibility, especially ) the security team, including Systems Administrators; 2) developers, who need to write code to ensure secure programs; 3) managers, who must ensure that new programs improve workflow and security; and 4) users, who use the computer and work with the data every day.
  • The ultimate goal of our security practices: The C-I-A Triad (confidentiality, integrity, and availability) -- the three things we are most concerned with when it comes to the information on our computers and networks.
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Lecture Introduction
Module 1 – What is Cyber Security
Module 2 – Personally Identifiable Information
Module 3 – Social Engineering
Module 4 – Emails, Links, and Attachments
Module 5 – Online Security Basics
Module 6 – Computer Best Practices
Module 7 – Network Security
Module 8 – Physical Security
Module 9 – Mobile Devices
Module 10 – What Happens Next?

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