Course Outline

Security Essentials


This outline covers the concepts relating to the secure use of ICT in daily life and skills used to maintain a secure network connection, use the Internet safely and securely and manage data and information appropriately.

The course is split up into 5-10 minute lessons so you can follow the outline in sequence or jump to the topic you want to learn about. Typically, a course outline will contain on average 35 lessons. Remember to practice your new found skills. This will help to reinforce the learning and retain your skills.
Security Concepts
Lesson not Started  Security Terms
Lesson not Started  Data Threats
Lesson not Started  File Security
Lesson not Started  Reasons for Data Protection
Lesson not Started  Data Protection Principles
Lesson not Started  Social Engineering
Lesson not Started  Identity Theft
Lesson not Started  Encryption

Malware
Lesson not Started  Malware Types
Lesson not Started  Malware Methods
Lesson not Started  Understanding Anti-Virus Software
Lesson not Started  Updating and Scanning
Lesson not Started  Dealing with Infected and Suspicious Files

Network Security
Lesson not Started  Network Security
Lesson not Started  Firewalls
Lesson not Started  Wireless Security
Lesson not Started  Personal Hotspots

Access Control
Lesson not Started  Preventing Unauthorised Data Access
Lesson not Started  Access Control
Lesson not Started  Password Management

Secure Web Use
Lesson not Started  Autocomplete Settings
Lesson not Started  Deleting Browser Data
Lesson not Started  Secure Browsing
Lesson not Started  Pharming
Lesson not Started  Content Control

Communications
Lesson not Started  Email Encryption
Lesson not Started  Digital Signatures
Lesson not Started  Fraudulent Emails
Lesson not Started  Phishing
Lesson not Started  Email Attachment Risks
Lesson not Started  Using Social Networking
Lesson not Started  Social Networking Risks
Lesson not Started  VoIP and Instant Messaging
Lesson not Started  Using Mobile Apps
Lesson not Started  Mobile Security
Lesson not Started  Device Security
Lesson not Started  Backup Procedures
Lesson not Started  Data Storage
Lesson not Started  Data Deletion
Lesson not Started  Permanent Data Disposal