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Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)

Training for Your Group

  • Private class for your team
  • Online or on-location
  • Fully customizable course material
  • Onsite testing available

Training On Demand

$300

  • Learn at Your Own Pace
  • Train from Anywhere
  • Learn when it is most Convenient
  • World-Class Instructors

Course Overview

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.

Course Length: Self-Paced

Audience: 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.

Prerequisites: To ensure success in this course students should have a working knowledge of the Windows operating system.

What You're Going To Learn

  • Introduction to Data Security
  • Securing Operating Systems
  • Malware and Antiviruses
  • Internet Security
  • Security on Social Networking Sites
  • Securing Email Communications
  • Securing Mobile Devices
  • Securing the Cloud
  • Securing Network Connections
  • Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

Course Outline

Module 1: 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

Module 2: Securing Operating Systems

  • Guidelines to Secure Windows
  • Guidelines to Secure Mac OS X

Module 3: 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

Module 4: Internet Security

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

What to Expect at LeapFox

Knowledgeable Instructors

Our instructors are certified professionals. They are trained on the latest features and how to get the most out of software programs.

Hands-on Labs

No boring lectures! Our courses are designed to give students lots of time to practice what they are learning with hands-on exercises and projects.

Bounce Back Pass

Retake any public course as many times as you like for up to one year for classroom live classes and six months for remote live courses.

Certificate of Completion

Receive a certificate of completion at the end of every course.

Up-to-date Curriculum

Each course comes with a helpful and up-to-date ebook which will contain instruction and practice exercises.

Time Saving Tips N Tricks

In each course, your instructor will show you tips and tricks that will save you time and make you more efficient.

Friendly and Helpful Staff

Our staff is dedicated to your success. Each team member is trained to provide the absolute best customer service possible.

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