*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

Cyber Security for Beginners: for Personal, Home, and Work

Hackers use the characteristics that bind society and civilization together as a weapon against us to sell our data and personal information to the highest bidder. Human Error and Vulnerability account for 85% of personal information & data security loss, no matter how advanced firewalls may be.
From this course, the participant will learn:
* Practical technologies to thwart, avert and protect against hackers * Security prevention strategies for your business or making purchases * Hackable items in home and office * Websites that contain all of your personal information * Identify, develop, and streamline human error and vulnerability prevention habits * Safely navigate social network sites * How to protect your online data * Which websites, browsers are safe to use * Smart use of Smartphone * Prevention strategies for trolling, hacking, and posting on the internet
Note: Participants are welcome to bring their computer or electronic device to class meetings.

Instructor Bio:

Dr. Brezinski’s training as a Social Engineer in Cyber Security came from being hacked 16 times from identity theft to computer locking for ransom as well as her autistic clients getting in legal trouble from a variety of internet issues. She now teaches common sense strategies to individuals, groups and businesses in securing confidential information both personal and professional. With special permission from the SANS Institute, she shares materials developed by them for the military, government and corporations with her audiences.

Required Reading:

Participants are welcome to bring their computer or electronic device to class meetings.

Recommended Reading:

Aiken, Mary. The Cyber Effect, 2017. Also, the website www.CyberSecuritySavvy.com

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
A104 Daria Brezinski Mar 5, 12, 19, 26 Mo 10:00-11:30 a.m. SCPS (UVA) WL

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