Cybersecurity in the Workplace Public

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Learn about Cybersecurity threats and measures to keep the workplace secure. This course offers an introduction to the basics of cybersecurity and why it is important to stay vigilant. Don't make it easy for cyber-criminals to steal your data.

Module Information

This video provides a brilliantly simplified explanation of the origins of the internet, as well as the challenges of keeping information secure. Pay attention as you watch. There may be questions later. Also, you may learn something new.
By taking some basic precautions you can help protect yourself from a cyberattack. In this slideset, we present some of the basics facts about protecting yourself with common sense tips. Learn about phishing techniques and how to protest yourself.
We've presented the information, now it's time to test your knowledge. This cyber security quiz allows you to gauge your level of knowledge around the steps required to minimise the risk of an attack at work or at home. Good luck!
Here is an A-Z of all the important terms that can help you understand the language of computer and internet security. Know what an air-gap is? Neither did I until I read this glossary.


Adapted from the NICCS (National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies), US Department of Homeland Security
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You may wish to learn more following this brief introductory course. If so, here are a number of online resources that have helped me in my research for this course. Click on the links to access the knowledge of cybersecurity experts.