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Practical Guide to Cyber Security (4 Week Course)

Institute for Learning in Retirement
Practical Guide to Cyber Security (4 Week Course)

Ray Page, Technology Analyst with Concentric Technologies This class will cover practical aspects of cyber security that all users should be aware of. Although concepts will be demonstrated with a Windows system, comparison to Mac OS/X and Linux and mobile devices will be provided. Basic concepts of security will be covered in the first session. Other topics include user account privilege and protection, operating system firewall, security software, firewall appliances, WiFi usage, good password policies, multi-factor authentication, etc. Actual examples of security threats will be shown to demonstrate how users can recognize threats. Discussion about various types of applications and associated risks will be reviewed (e.g., email, social media, online banking, privacy policies, etc).Time will be allocated in each class for Q & A. Cost: $20 Limit: 90 participants Day & Time: Tuesdays, 3-5 PM Dates: September 18, October 2, 16, 30 Location: 124 Thomas Hall

Stock number:3122136 Price:$20.00

Withdrawals made up to one week before classes begin will receive full refund. After that, 50% will be refunded.