End User Security 101


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End User Security 101

This instructor led, online training course allows organizations to increase their security defenses quickly and with minimal investment by ensuring that end-users are equipped with the knowledge necessary to be effective defenders of their organizations’ data. The program is designed for non-technical end-users of computers, mobile devices, networks, and the Internet.

All individuals that have access to an organization’s information systems require a thorough understanding of their effect on cybersecurity. In this course, students will learn to identify many of the common risks involved in using conventional end-user technology, how to use it safely, how to protect themselves and their organizations from malicious threats.


Derrick Coston, Security+, CISSP, CISA, GIAC

Course Information

Skills Learned

  • Understand the latest risks involved in using the technology available in today’s workplaces
  • How to become an active contributor to the security of your company’s assets
  • Recognize insider threats and close the door on intruders
  • Securing your devices and accommodating remote work locations
  • Responsible use of the Internet

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is designed for non-technical end-users of computers, mobile devices, networks, and the Internet, enabling employees of any organization to use technology more securely to minimize digital risks.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Breaches
  • The Human Factor
    • Working from home as a user
  • Your Cubicle
  • The Trouble with Passwords
    • Building better passwords
    • Multifactor Authentication
  • Social Engineering
    • Types of Social Engineering attacks
    • Diversion theft
    • Social engineering defenses
  • Phishing
    • Email Phishing
    • Spear Phishing
    • Whaling
    • Smishing
    • Vishing
    • Clone Phishing
    • Phishing techniques
    • Phishing Mitigation
  • Working Remotely
  • Your Company
    • A safe place to work
    • Malware eradication
    • Symptoms of virus infection
    • Layered security and defense in depth
    • Least privileges
    • Insider threats
    • Your mobile devices
  • International travel concerns
  • Advanced Persistent Threats
  • Conclusion

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