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:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**