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In many cases, network intrusions, loss of data, or even loss of funds is due to a failure to follow simple security basics. This course overviews some effective, common-sense techniques to secure your computer or network and associated data that are both low-cost and low-tech solutions. Tips on detecting social engineering emails and employee education to prevent loss of data and funds to social engineers are also discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the importance of computer and data security techniques.
  • Recognize and understand how different social engineering techniques can breach computer and data security.
  • Recognize methods to prevent social engineering fraud schemes.
Last updated/reviewed: June 15, 2021

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
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For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
COURSE MATERIALS
  PDFComputer and Data Security Basics for the CPA
REVIEW AND TEST
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