This course provides you with some of the essential knowledge and skills to protect sensitive financial data from cyber threats. It covers the fundamentals of cybersecurity, detailing prevalent threats and their impact on individuals and organizations. Throughout this course, you learn best practices and tools for safeguarding data, including strong password policies, multi-factor authentication, encryption, secure communication, firewalls, and VPNs.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify common cyber threats.
  • Recognize key cybersecurity terminology and concepts.
  • Identify best practices for safeguarding financial data.
  • Recognize the importance of encryption, secure communication, and software updates.
  • Identify the importance of firewalls.
  • Recognize and recall the significance of data backup and recovery planning.
  • Identify key cybersecurity tools and technologies.
Last updated/reviewed: June 27, 2024
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
Contact: 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 .
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