CSCU

Certified Secure Computer User | CSCU Course

Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU Course)

Soar to new Heights with this introduction to cyber security! The purpose of the CSCU training program is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to protect their information assets. This class will immerse students into an interactive environment where they will acquire fundamental understanding of various computer and network security threats such as identity theft, credit card fraud, online banking phishing scams, virus and backdoors, emails hoaxes, sex offenders lurking online, loss of confidential information, hacking attacks and social engineering. More importantly, the skills learnt from the class helps students take the necessary steps to mitigate their security exposure.

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Why CSCU?

Certification

Students will be prepared for EC-Council’s CSCU exam 112-12
This certification is an excellent complement to educational offerings in the domain of security and networking.

Educational institutions can provide greater value to students by providing them not only with one of the most updated courseware available today but with a certification that empower their students in the corporate world. The courseware comes complete with labs and exercises to allow the student to gain actual skills.

Who is it For?

This course is specifically designed for today’s computer user! As the internet is quickly moving into a necessity, so is the need to learn how to safely browse, watch videos, send email, and even work online!

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Introduction To Data Security

  • Data–Digital Building Blocks
  • Importance of Data in the Information Age
  • Threats to Data
  • Data Security
  • Potential Losses Due to Security Attacks
  • Implementing Security

Securing Operating Systems

  • Guidelines To Secure Windows
  • Guidelines To Secure Mac OS X

Malware and Antiviruses

  • What is Malware
  • Types Of Malware
  • Symptoms Of Malware Infection
  • Antivirus
  • Configuring and Using Antivirus Software
  • How To Test If an Antivirus is Working

Internet Security

  • Understanding Web Browser Concepts
  • Understanding IM Security
  • Understanding Child Online Safety

Security On Social Networking Sites

  • Understanding Social Networking Concepts
  • Understanding Various Social Networking Security Threats
  • Understanding Facebook Security Settings
  • Understanding Twitter Security Settings

Securing Email Communications

  • Understanding Email Security Concepts
  • Understanding Various Email Security Threats
  • Understanding Various Email Security Procedures

Securing Mobile Devices

  • Understanding Mobile Device Security Concepts
  • Understanding Threats To a Mobile Device
  • Understanding Various Mobile Security Procedures
  • Understanding How to Secure iPhone and iPad Devices
  • Understanding How to Secure Android Devices
  • Understanding How to Secure Windows Device
  • Mobile Security Tools

Securing The Cloud

  • The Concept of Cloud
  • How Cloud Works
  • Threats To Cloud Security
  • Safeguarding Against Cloud Security Threats
  • Cloud Privacy Issues
  • Addressing Cloud Privacy Issues
  • Choosing a Cloud Service Provider

Securing Network Connections

  • Understanding Various Networking Concepts
  • Understanding Setting Up a Wireless Network in Windows
  • Understanding Setting Up a Wireless Network in Mac
  • Understanding Threats to Wireless Network Security and Countermeasures
  • Measures to Secure Network Connections

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

  • Data Backup Concepts
  • Types of Data Backups
  • Windows Backup and Restore Procedures
  • MAC OS X Backup and Restore Procedures
  • Understanding Secure Data Destruction

About the Exam

Exam Name: CSCU (112-12) Exam

Credit Towards Certification: Secure Computer User Specialist (CSCU)

Number of Questions: 50

Passing Score: 70%

Test Duration: 2 Hours

Test Format: Multiple Choice

Test Delivery: EC-Council Exam Portal

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