Cyber Security for Managers


Course Description

Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the work place, this course covers threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recovery planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism.

At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge needed to practice safer computing and safeguard your business and work information.

Technical Requirements: Access to Flash needed for audio and slide presentations.

This course is provided for you by AREA through an affiliation with UGotClass. AREA does not hold responsibility for the course content. The learner is responsible to consider all information presented in the context of your local jurisdictional legislation, rules and regulations.

Dates Registration Opens Registration Closes
March 3 - 27, 2015 January 19, 2015 March 3, 2015
May 4 - 29, 2015 March 23, 2015 May 4, 2015
July 6 - 31, 2015 May 25, 2015 July 6, 2015
October 5 - 30, 2015 August 24, 2015 October 5, 2015

How it works:

  1. In the online classroom, listen to audio lectures, view slides, even take an optional quiz to test yourself.
  2. Then post comments in the online discussion with your fellow participants and the instructor. Your instructor logs on once a day to answer questions and join in on the discussion.
  3. Participate any time of day or night. The ideal is to go online 2-3 times a week, but you decide.

Technical Requirements:

  • Internet access with Internet Explorer; Firefox Mozilla; or Safari web browser.
  • Audio software such as Windows Media, Real, or Flash.
  • Speakers to listen to audio.
Member Price $245.00


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