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- Introduction and guidance
- Week 1: Threat landscape
- 1 Online, the new frontline
- 2 Understanding current threats
- 3 Securing my digital information
- 4 Week 1 quiz
- 5 Summary of Week 1
- Further reading
- Week 2: Authentication
- 1 Passwords: what are they for?
- 2 Improving password security
- 3 Two-factor authentication
- 4 Week 2 quiz
- 5 Summary of Week 2
- Week 3: Malware
- 1 Viruses
- 2 How malware gets into your computer
- 3 Keeping yourself protected
- 4 Week 3 quiz
- 5 Summary of Week 3
- Week 4: Networking and communications
- 1 What is the internet?
- 2 Is your private information really private?
- 3 Why we need standards on the internet
- 4 Week 4 quiz
- 5 Summary of Week 4
- Week 5: Cryptography
- 1 The secret of keeping secrets
- 2 Putting cryptography to use
- 3 Comparing different cryptographic techniques
- 4 Week 5 quiz
- 5 Summary of Week 5
- Week 6: Network security
- Week 7: When your defences fail
- 1 Identity theft
- 2 Laws and computers
- 3 Who should you contact?
- 3.1 Getting your computer working again
- 3.2 Making your information less vulnerable
- 3.3 Protecting your data for the future
- 3.4 Backup media
- 3.5 Remote backups
- 3.6 Do you backup your data?
- 3.7 Archiving data
- 4 Week 7 quiz
- 5 Summary of Week 7
- Further reading
- Week 8: Managing security risks
- 1 Information as an asset
- 2 Staying safe online
- 3 What do you do now?
- 4 End-of-course quiz
- 5 End-of-course guide and round-up
- 6 Next steps
- Sophos Threatsaurus File
- Information assets list template File
- Information assets list template (DOCX) File
- Setting up Mailvelope File
- Sending signed and encrypted email File
- Configuring your own firewall (PC - Windows 7) File
- Configuring your own firewall (Mac) File
- Principles of the Data Protection Act File
- itunes image File
- course image File
- share image File
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