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Using the Internet Securely

How to protect your identity and personal information while using the Internet.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 27m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Using the Internet securely is simply put an awesome and fast way to understand threats and how to protect yourself against cyber crime.
Students who take this course will learn:
•Understand what threats we face when surfing and using the Internet •Understanding Web Reputation and how it is created •What a proxy is, and how to use it • What a VPN’s are and how to use them •What TOR is and how to use it • How to browse and surf the net more securely by being careful of where and what we do • How to use a Sandbox VM to protect you, your family and your privacy against peeping toms. This course includes everything you need to make the right decisions on safely surfing the internet while avoiding malware, viruses and other unwanted software from installing easily into your main system.
It also uses recommended mechanisms to protect your information and private data from spying eyes. Lastly using Sandbox VMs help to protect your host or main computer against spyware and hidden spying technology from being installed. If you want to be more secure, this course is for you. The course is meant for beginners as well as seasoned security people who want to make sure they have the correct measures in place.

You will learn

✓ Understand what the Internet is (in case your new to this)
✓ Choose the appropriate security mechanisms when browsing
✓ Decide on using a Sandbox (or not)
✓ Understand what a Proxy Server is
✓ Choose a secure searching engine
✓ Have heard of Tor, know what it is and which options are available to use it


• Nothing, its an introduction to common concepts

This course is for

• Anyone and everyone interested in using the internet securely
• People starting to use the Internet and want to understand Tor and Browsing security.
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: 1h 27m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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