Cybersecurity 1: Fundamentals for Employees


Cybersecurity 1: Fundamentals for Employees explores the world of cybercrime. This course will ensure that staff gain an appreciation of company-wide measures to protect against cyberattacks and their own role in the success of these defense measures.

Most importantly, it will help staff recognize phishing attacks and understand what steps to take to mitigate the effect when a cyberattack has been successful. It emphasizes the importance of practicing safe social media behavior to prevent cyber criminals from mining sensitive personal and company data.

  • Visa Card
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover Card
  • PayPal


Course outline

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: The State of Cybercrime

Session Three: Types of Cyberattacks

Session Four: Role of Human Error

Session Five: What Can a Company Do?

Session Six: Best Practices for Remote or Travelling Employees

Session Seven: Scenarios

Session Eight: Cyberattacks on Individuals

Session Nine: Recognizing Phishing Attacks

Session Ten: What Can a Person Do?

Session Eleven: Creating a Personal Cybersecurity Plan

Personal Action Plan

Course Summary

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment