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Cyber Threats You Face and Ways to Mitigate Them is a Course

Cyber Threats You Face and Ways to Mitigate Them

Time limit: 60 days

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Full course description

Description
This course provides a basic introduction to threat landscape of cyberspace, the cyber threats all people and organizations face, and the best ways to mitigate them. In the first half of the course, learners will explore the evolution, prevalence, and severity of cyber threats along with the two main attack vectors used to execute cyberattacks - social engineering and technical exploitation. 

In the second half of the courses, four prominent cyber incidents will be reviewed, providing real-life examples to learners. After reviewing each incident, both the organization-wide strategies and individual tactics that could have mitigated such attacks will be explored. At the organizational level, the cybersecurity frameworks from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will be applied to each case study. 

Course Eligibility:
No restrictions. All professionals and students are eligible to take this course.

Intended Audience:
General Public

Additional Information:
To view technical requirements, please view the Canvas guide on computer specifications.

For more information about any of START's trainings please contact the Training Team at training@start.umd.edu or make an online request for more information.

Please note: 
Refunds - It is the student's responsibility to notify START's training team that they will be dropping the course. Requests for refunds will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Please provide your full name and transaction ID (found on your receipt) in any correspondence. START's training team can be contacted at training@start.umd.edu or 301-405-6600.