Cybersecurity Awareness - Social Networking at Work

Hours: 1 / Access Length: 180 Days / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $129.00

Course Overview:

This course is directed at those who use social media accounts for business or personal use. This course will review different types of social media, review expectations of privacy, explain the risks of social media and provide ideas on how we can protect ourselves while using this technology.

Instructor Biography:

Todd Edmands is a computer security expert working in the Information Technology business sector for more than 20 years. He has a masters degree in Systems Engineering and Information Assurance from Regis University. Currently Todd has maintained for his relationship with Regis University over the past five years by being an affiliate faculty member teaching students and helping run national computer security competitions. Todd is also an instructor for Mentor Source, Inc.  He is a veteran of the United States Air Force and served four year of service before his first college degree. In his free time Todd enjoys mountain biking and working on art projects. Todd Edmands lives in Lafayette Colorado.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Social Media Explored
  • Types of social networks
  • Understanding privacy
  • Social media risks
  • Why hackers want access 
Lesson 2: Mitigating Social Media Risks
  • How to secure social media sites
  • Social media policy
  • How to stay safe.
Lesson 3: Conclusion
  • Wrapping things up.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.