IT Protection & Security - User Awareness 1 Day Training Course (UAT)
|Event Date/Time: Jul 15, 2011||End Date/Time: Jul 29, 2011|
Introduction We are living in a digital age, where almost all employees are using or have access to a computer. Everyone needs to be aware of the compulsory necessity of securing their digital life.
Not a day goes by without a media story relating to voicemail hacking, DDoS attacks, email hacking, website defacements, USB sticks loss or laptops be stolen. Major corporations such as Sony and Apple, have been affected by cyber attacks. Just some of the many examples are below:
â€˜Hackers taunt Sony with more intrusionsâ€¦â€™ â€˜Exclusive: CEO says hackers tried to extort data, moneyâ€¦â€™ â€˜NHS laptop loss could put millions of records at riskâ€¦â€™ â€˜NHS trust lost USB stickâ€¦â€™ â€˜Plea for money after email hackingâ€¦â€™
The need to combat threats against cyber security is ever more prevalent, the IT protection and security user awareness training day can play a key part in educating staff to counter these threats.
Overview The most detailed, well planned and executed security policy can be defeated by a single end user employee. Users require high less access and privileges in order to perform their roles and this access can be exploited by the end users themselves or by hackers. Therefore it is vital that end user security awareness and literacy be at the core of any IT security strategy.
During the day course the following topics will be covered:
Password protection and security
Viruses, worms, key loggers etc
Removable media security
Safe website browsing
Mobile phone security