How To Protect Yourself and Be Safe on the internet

Online Network Security Course

(8 week course - Price $200)

The Network Security course offers the following:

  • a general understanding on cyber attacks and hackers,
  • hacker techniques on infecting computers and networks,
  • phishing, malware, and virus attack information, and
  • ways to defend against cyber attacks with an IRP.

The Network Security course is an 8 week course that offers a basic overview on cyber attacks and ways to protect yourself from illegal access. This course specifically presents the various ways that a cyber criminal or hacker attempts to penetrate and infect a computer network or personal handheld device in order to steal information, ask for ransom, disable, or control a device. Beyond learning the most common cyber attacks and techniques, the course also presents preventive measure and actions a person can take to protect and defend themselves from a cyber attacker.

Additionally, students are challenged to identify several cyber attack methods through case studies, discussion posts, and project-based activities. The lessons learned through this course expose students to the do's and don'ts of daily computer use and ways to protect for cyber theft. These are lessons that protect students from identity theft, monetary theft, and information/data theft that serve a benefit for the long-term use of computers and the Internet.

Students will also conduct a network security exercise as they apply computer hardening skills, email and data protection, and develop an Incident Response Plan (IRP) that minimizes theft and prepares them to defend against a malware attack, pass code attack, phishing attack, or computer network hacking attack.

The Network Security courses was specifically developed for middle school and high school grade levels for their protection and understanding on the use of technology in a responsible manner.

The Network Security course is a fundamentals course for students interested in information technology, network defense, computer hardening, computer and network protection, essential skills in defending against cyber criminals, basic knowledge against identity theft, monetary theft, and data theft.

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