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Introduction to Security Awareness Campaigns

Understanding how awareness offers tangible results in reducing the likely hood of successful social engineering attacks
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 2h 58m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Security Awareness Campaigns is about the components and reality of what makes awareness campaigns successful and which components are needed in it. This course will cover the basics of a security awareness campaign that is aimed at increasing security levels by addressing social engineering attacks and communicating the basics of awareness and threats companies face today.
Learn the basic concepts of security awareness campaigns, quickly and easily!
This course goes through relevant research into successful and failed attempts at increasing awareness, also going through complex standards and making them simple and easy to understand.
The full version gives you research, tips and information you need to be successful in creating your own security awareness campaign.
There are over 22 lectures in the full version that cover:
•Introduction to security awareness campaigns •What components are needed •Security Drivers •Vulnerabilities that companies face •Business value of campaigns •Components of the awareness campaign •Security Policy •Laptop and Desktop •Mobile Devices •Data Security and Encryption •Incident Response •Change Management •Security Organization •How awareness mitigates risks •Practical examples of how awareness has stopped attacks in reality This course goes through materials and actual projects and gives you the simple scoop on how to create great awareness campaigns that work and which elements you can use in your awareness campaign. It also goes through information that is also important for everyone to know, even if you do not create an awareness campaign, it will help you understand basic concepts.

You will learn

✓ Choose the right security policy to begin with (if starting out)
✓ Communicate the components and why you have them on the security policy
✓ Use Awareness to lower risk of social engineering attacks
✓ Communicating basic security principles
✓ Understanding how, what and why (criminal) hackers attack


• Be familiar with basic principles of Security and Information Technology

This course is for

• People who work in security, management and business
• Directors, CIO’s, CISO’s, Consultants
Cyber Security Researcher, Speaker & Trainer, M.Sc. CISSP
          Michael has worked on multiple projects globally from architecture to cyber security, working with some of the biggest fortune 50 companies and within the top 5 consulting industry. Some companies he has worked with and for include Accenture, Avanade, Dell, FSC, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Sophos and Symantec. 
          Michael’s company (HakDefNet) currently does research and projects focused on Global Cyber Threats, International Business and Security Leadership and are aimed at making security products, processes, solutions and defense against cyber threats as easy to understand and implement as possible. Michael is also the author of the chapter “Cyber Security: Future IT-Security Challenges for Tomorrow’s Leaders and Businesses”, and recently participated in an interview with IGI Global Promotions Coordinator Ann Lupold, elaborating on elevating issues in cyber security and cyber espionage, as well as the challenges that leaders and businesses face in confronting such issues. He also has written for various IT, Channel and Business publications and newspapers internationally. 
Michael is also certified as an ISO/IEC27001:2013 Lead Auditor and is the first cyber security  trainer to ever be keynote speaker at Davos.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 2h 58m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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