- NY Credits : 2.0
- TX Credits : 2.0
Cybercrime has become an epidemic. Hackers are ramping up the cyber war, downloading software used to attack against commercial companies. Federal law enforcement officials have made clear the risks posed by cybercrime. Stolen secret government documents have the potential to place American lives at risk, threaten the country's infrastructure and national security. This course highlights the role of government, the increasing number of laws and regulations, illustrate leading frameworks and standards that a person or business should implement as cybersecurity controls and countermeasures. This course also describes methods and practices to safeguard company assets and data via strategic, tactical and operational management. This course is most beneficial to professionals new to cyber security who may be at the staff or entry level in organization but also for a seasoned professional with limited exposure to computer system vulnerabilities.
Upon successful completion of this course, the user should be able to:
define the terms used in on-line activity and transactions;
determine the value of cyber security and the consequences of weak cyber security; and
identify different types of computer crime and cyber schemes.