Cybercrime prevention encompasses the information security of any organization and its people. Learn how to minimize the risks associated with targeted attacks or unintended consequences of everyday online activity at work and at home. Explore phishing/spearphishing, cyberbullying, hacking, malware, online identity in social networking, and issues around child exploitation. Gain knowledge that can help you do your part to maintain your organization’s information security and online safety, as well as your own..
By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
Recognize an assortment of online risks to build overall capacity throughout an organization by fostering and enhancing greater information sharing about an assortment of cyber-related crime
Understand and apply best practices when manoeuvring on the Internet
Identify and mitigate risks that Internet users face everyday through targeted attacks or the unintended consequences of online activity
Transfer the knowledge gained to their personal and professional activity
Avoid and prevent online risks when accessing technology from foreign locations