The purpose of the CSCU training program is to provide individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to protect their information assets. This class will immerse students into an interactive environment where they will acquire a fundamental understanding of various computer and network security threats such as identity theft, credit card fraud, online banking phishing scams, virus and backdoors, emails hoaxes, sex offenders lurking online, loss of confidential information, hacking attacks and social engineering. More importantly, the skills learned from the class helps students take the necessary steps to mitigate their security exposure.
After a comprehensive introduction to security, you will learn about securing operating systems. From there you will explore malware and antivirus before moving on to internet security with a particular emphasis on social networking security, email security and security on mobile devices, the Cloud and network connections. Finally, you will complete your new skillset by learning about data backup and disaster recovery. The overall aim of the course is to provide you with the vital knowledge to protect all your online information assets. The interactive environment is designed to equip you with a fundamental understanding of various common computer and network security threats such as identity theft, credit card fraud, phishing scams, viruses, email hoaxes, online sexual predators, loss of confidential information, hacking attacks and social engineering. In short, by gaining certification you will be confident when it comes to mitigating your security exposure.