The Ultimate 2019 Cyber Security Awareness Training Course
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Duration: 3.5 hours | Genre: eLearning Video | Language: English
Learn to Spot Targeted Email Phishing, Social Engineering Attacks, Hacker Tactics, Malicious Mobile Apps & More
What you’ll learn
You will be trained, through numerous visual examples, of all the ways hackers can socially engineer you through email, text, phone calls, web browsing, downloaded files, mobile phones, connected home devices etc
You will stop successful social engineering attacks, by spotting red flags in phishing emails, text messages and phone calls
Understand who the various hackers are in the world, as well as their specific agendas
You will know the common human emotions that hackers like to trigger, to trick you into giving them access to your money, personal accounts, systems and company network
Learn how to securely configure your browser to block malicious scripts, cookies, trackers etc., and be able to maintain good privacy and/or anonymity on the Internet
You will be well versed on how to securely use Windows, Apple Macs, iPhones, Androids etc
You will be visually guided on how to create, and then efficiently manage, the dozens of passwords for all the websites you visit, as well as implementing secure 2-Factor Authentication across popular websites
You will be shown proven and effective cyber security software to keep your systems private and secure
You will safeguard your sensitive data, both at home and at work
You will confidently manage your emails, business files, computers, mobile devices and Internet browsing
You will become skilled in cyber security awareness, and be trained to avoid becoming a cyber victim
You do not need any prior knowledge or experience of Cyber Security to take this course!
A basic knowledge in how to use your computer, mobile device and the Internet is very helpful
A keen interest and excitement in protecting yourself, your family and your business from the bad guys
Be ready to have a fun time learning! Woohoo!
Are you worried about hackers social engineering you for your sensitive files, business emails, or access to your computer?
Are you concerned about being scammed on the Internet, or when using your mobile phone?
Are you scared your passwords will be stolen?
Are you anxious about being a victim of identity theft?
Do you want to learn basic cyber security & social engineering awareness, BUT in an entertaining, effective, and memorable way?
Do you want to understand, in simple plain English, how so many businesses are being hacked into every day?
Do you want to be taught, using only stimulating visuals, how to securely manage all your emails, passwords, and browsing on the Internet?
Then this is the PERFECT course for you!
And you are going to LOVE IT!
I understand why you might be reluctant to take cyber security training, because you’re worried its either boring, or maybe too technical for you to understand.
Which is why I designed this beginners course for anyone looking for non-technical, fun, and engaging cyber security training!
This course is designed to teach you the basics of cyber security awareness, and social engineering, even if you have no IT / Cyber Security experience or knowledge.
Whether you are a beginner in IT, or advanced, this course is designed for all of you to enjoy watching, because I made sure the curriculum was comprehensive enough to give you all the information you need to stay secure online, and presented to you in a simple and entertaining way.
**If you’re new to Cyber Security, and you’re looking for help being secure on the Internet, then this is the course for you!**
Essentially, you will be transforming – from someone who might feel vulnerable or insecure when on the Internet – to someone who can CONFIDENTLY and SECURELY manage emails, browse the Internet, and use mobile devices and computers.
What makes my course different, is that I use visuals, humor and storytelling throughout the training, to make it as effective, memorable and entertaining as possible for you! The training is literally 98% images and illustrations – no boring PowerPoint slides!
Furthermore, the entire time I was recording in studio, I kept thinking to myself "how can I make this material really fun and interesting??" I really tried to put myself in the mind of my students, so that I could present the information in a way that you would find interesting and engaging.
This course has 41 brand new security training videos, covering over 30 cyber security subjects. It’s me in front of the camera, speaking passionately from the heart, and talking directly to you about the biggest cyber security threats facing you today.
It’s packed with the latest tricks hackers and scammers are using to social engineer you for your data and money. We will cover everything: email phishing, malicious downloads, insecure browsers, evil mobile apps, how to secure your mobile phones, Macs, Windows, social media, Internet privacy, anonymity, encryption…plus much much more! Please look at each video module description below for more details…
Just as important: I wanted to make sure the training course was very focused, so it can be watched by anyone in a reasonable about of time. As a result, I intentionally kept the training to around 3.5 hours, so that your course is comprehensive/complete, but to the point!
For me, its all about helping you understand the core fundamentals, and as quickly as possible.
And don’t worry! I made sure the quiz questions would be enjoyable to answer. The quizzes are really there to continue reinforcing the material in a fun way – not to make the course more difficult for you
SOME BENEFITS OF TAKING MY COURSE:
You will receive really effective, fun & memorable awareness training!
You won’t spend hours looking at boring PowerPoint slides!
I intentionally cut out all the technical jargon, so that you are trained in simple plain English
Most of what you will learn can be applied both at home, and at work
This course is based on the real world, drawing on my 15 years of experience on the cyber front lines
Over 25,000 people have been successfully trained by me in the past, with very positive feedback
You will receive a 50-page supplemental guide, with all the training content for you to refer to afterwards
You will feel confident, and empowered to protect your personal, family and company data from the bad guys
I can honestly say this training will positively change your life in a big way!
And I promise you will learn some REALLY valuable cyber security skills, and have a ton of FUN along the way…
Click the Enroll button now! I can’t wait to see you in the course!
Who Are The Hackers?
You will learn who the various types of hacker entities are out in the world today, as well as their various agendas and tactics.
Targeted Email Spear Phishing
You will see numerous examples of targeted phishing emails, and then be taught in-depth how to recognize some of the major red flags, so that you can readily detect these emails in the future.
Social Engineering Tactics
You will see a number of ways in which hackers and scammers are social engineering us, via emails and webpages. Even more major red flags are exposed, so you learn the common patterns, and how they can be caught easily.
You will learn all about Macro malware, why they are so popular, how to easily spot malicious macros, as well as protect yourself against them.
Business Email Compromise / CEO Fraud
You will learn about Business Email Compromise attacks, also known as ‘CEO Fraud’. You will visually see how they trick us into initiating large wire transfers, what the red flags are, and then you will learn how to stop these dangerous attacks right in their tracks!
Instant Messaging Attacks
You will learn how similar Messaging attacks are to other common social engineering methods, as well as why they are used just as effectively by the bad guys as phishing emails to hack you.
You will be shown examples of social engineering using SMS text messaging on your mobile device, as well as the red flags that can be easily spotted in these attacks.
You will learn about social engineering by spoofing Caller ID numbers, and calling us on our phones, asking for money, personal information or access to our computers. You will also be played several audio tracks of actual Vishing attacks.
You will understand why ransomware attacks are so effective in forcing their victims to hand over money, see various examples of what they look like, and most importantly, how to prevent being a ransomware victim.
You will see visual examples of cryptomining attacks, and learn how to prevent yourself from being a victim of such an attack, as well as be taught various ways of detecting them.
Social Engineering Red Flags
You will revisit all the major social engineering red flags that you can spot in targeted phishing emails, texts, phone calls, and social engineering attacks in general. You will understand the main emotions that social engineers try to invoke in you, to make you do what they want. You will also go over, in detail, how to detect, and respond accordingly, to a phishing attack against you.
‘Black Hat’ Search Engine Optimization
You will learn how search engines are exploited, so that hackers can deliver malware to your system, phish you for your credentials, as well as social engineer you into handing over your private information.
You will learn what Banking Trojans are, a common type of cyber attack that effectively depletes your bank accounts of funds, and the various ways you can be infected with one.
You will learn about Fake AntiVirus, a very effective and successful method of socially engineering people into handing over their credit card details, by presenting them with fake anti-virus alerts.
You will also learn why Apple operating systems can be very secure most of the time, but can sometimes be JUST as insecure as other computers, as well as some general things you can do to protect yourself whilst using a Mac computer
Smartphones and Mobile Apps You will learn the general differences in security between iPhones and Androids, some of their main security features, how to avoid downloading malicious apps, and much more!
You will understand the major issues around password management, how to keep track of ALL of your passwords in a secure manner, and why sharing weak passwords across multiple websites is something you need to address today!
You will learn all about the various types of 2-Factor Authentication, how they prevent hackers hijacking your account, as well as understand why 2FA also greatly helps mitigate the risks with using the same weak passwords across websites.
You will be presented with the main privacy and security strengths/weaknesses when it comes to using the major browsers, with invasive and dangerous things such as browser scripts, trackers, cookies and fake browser updates. You will then be shown, using visual examples, all the different ways you can securely lock down your browser from the bad guys, as well as invasive marketing companies that want to track your browsing habits!
You will learn how social media websites are the perfect platform for downloading malware, and being scammed into parting with our private and sensitive information. You will also be taught red flags to spot whenever you come across fraudulent posts on social media.
Disinformation / False News
You will learn, using actual images on social media, of how nation states, and ideologues, have exploited the platform to spread misinformation/false news. You will understand how these campaigns have been so effective, and why all of this is significant from a cyber security perspective!
Internet Data Privacy
You will be presented with the main issues around the industrial-level analysis, and trading of our private data, by certain browsers, marketing firms and tech companies. You will come to understand when you are using popular free services on the Internet, that much of your behavior/interests/habits are being analyzed and profiled for future advertising.
You will learn how devastating the Equifax hack was for most of us, and how you can protect your credit profile, with some really amazing and easy solutions you can implement in minutes, in light of all the large data breaches that have occurred in recent years.
You will learn about all of the great data privacy rights we now have with GDPR regulation in the EU. You will be taught the main rules around GDPR that are forcing Internet companies to handle your private data securely, and how it can help protect US citizen data as well from prying hands.
You will learn all about what encryption is, why it is so very important to enforce security and privacy, and then you will be presented with some common encryption solutions you can use both at home, and at work.
IoT Internet of Things
You will learn all about the major security issues involving IoT connected devices, and be visually guided, step-by-step, through how you can secure your devices to prevent hackers from infiltrating your home network and connected devices.
What Else Can You Do To Protect Yourself
We will review for you again all the great cyber security solutions presented in the training, plus even more cool tips ‘n tricks on how to protect yourself when using computers, smartphones and the Internet.
So if all of these sound appealing to you, enroll in the course!
Frequently Asked Questions:
How long do I have access to the course?
You will have lifetime access to the course!
What do I need to complete the course?
You only need Internet access to watch the course material
How long is the course?
There are 41 videos, and I intentionally made the course 3.5 hours, so that you don’t feel the material is too long or boring. Most videos are 2-5 minutes long.
What if I need any help while taking the course?
If you have any questions related to this course, email me anytime! Please ask your questions on the course Q&A section, as I will be able to respond faster there.
Is there a deadline to complete the training?
There is no start or end date.
Can I pay with PayPal?
Absolutely. On your checkout page (under the "Billing Information" section), choose the icon with the small ‘P’.
Can I receive CPE credits for taking this course?
Indeed, you can! You will need to submit for your CPE credits separately outside of Udemy.
Do I have to write a bunch of notes to keep up with the training material?
Not if you don’t want to! I included a 50-page Bonus Supplemental Guide that has all the training material, and much more, so that you can sit back, relax, and watch with ease.
What if for any reason I am not happy with the course?
Who this course is for:
I primarily created this course for anyone who works in a business or corporation, who wants to be trained on how to protect their sensitive customer data and network from hackers
I also wrote the course for all the mothers, fathers, grandparents, and kids at home, who are interested in being secure and private on the Internet
Someone who is worried about being socially engineered by hackers for their business emails, sensitive files, or passwords
Someone who wants to browse the Internet securely and privately, and not be tracked by marketing companies when on the Internet
Someone who does not want to be a victim of identity theft
It is perfect for complete beginners (with little experience or skills in IT/ Cyber Security), but who want to learn basic cyber security awareness in a non-technical way
Someone who doesn’t necessarily work as a cyber security professional, but wants to be skilled in cyber security awareness
However, anyone (even people skilled in IT) will benefit from, and enjoy this course, because the material is fresh, relevant and will show tricks the hackers use that can fool