Best habits of computer security

Formats: Self-study training
Topics: Software, tools & computing
IT security

Course summary
Availability:This training is available on-demand

This is a self-paced course,
which means instruction is completed in a self directed manner at your own pace, with instructor feedback in forums.

You can enroll any time.
This course is intended for professionals who use a computer as their primary working tool. We put all our efforts into keeping it as simple as possible, avoiding too many technical terms and concepts.

Estimated duration:
8 hours

Knowing the dangers that we and our computers face during work and leisure time and learning how to avoid them.

In this course you will learn:

• the basics of computer security from the point of view of an end user.
• the importance of being aware of the real threats.
• how to get by safely, setting up an effective defense.
• how to recognize suspicious signs from your machine.
• how to keep a responsible behavior.

Finally you'll be provided a very convenient best habits chart that you can print out and hang in your office, with reminders to the most important security tasks.

Target Audience:
All those who want to learn an easy defence against the threats on the web.

Self-paced course conducted online via's e-learning platform, with instructor feedback in forums. All you need to participate is an Internet connection.
Topics covered during the course
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Introduction and start-up
  • Why security is important?
  • What are the real threats?
  • What can you do as a defence?
  • Active and passive security
  • Data backup

How safe are you?
  • Users' awareness
  • Law vacuum
  • Identify vulnerabilities
  • Organize defence
  • Maintain a responsible behaviour

Course requirements (click here to expand)
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• There are no requirements other than Internet connection to participate in this self-paced course.

• No software purchase is necessary. All the tools used in the course will be available online.
Registration and payment information
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Launching offer price: 55 USD/40 EUR

Click on the buy button on the right to purchase your seat.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

Upon payment you will receive an automatic email with access link and instructions to access the eLearning platform.
Sergio Alasia    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Founding partner of Qabiria, Sergio Alasia manages the areas of Production, Training and IT.

He studied Spanish Philology at the University of Turin, graduating with honours, after spending one year in the Canary Islands, teaching Italian as a second language. He moved to Barcelona and embarked on a career as a translator. He joined a multinational company specialized in technical documentation as a project manager, where he coordinated the translation of more than 1,5 million words per year. He actively participated in the implementation of a new corporate management system, which gave him the opportunity to extend his knowledge of open source software and IT in general. He translates from Spanish and English into Italian and has good working knowledge of Catalan, French, Portuguese and German. As a literary translator he edited the book containing his Italian translation of the novel "Nos dejaron el muerto" (La stuoia di palma) by Víctor Ramírez, an author from the Canary Islands, which has recently inspired the film "La caja" directed by Juan Carlos Falcón.

Marco Cevoli    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Founding partner of Qabiria, Marco Cevoli coordinates Qabiria's activities.

Marco Cevoli has a Master's degree in design and multimedia production from the University La Salle in Barcelona and graduated with honours in Foreign languages and literature at the Catholic University in Brescia (with a dissertation on translation problems in film dubbing). He has worked as a freelance translator since 1997. In Italy he collaborated in the development of an international NGO, before specializing in web design. In Spain, he spent four years in a multinational company of the Bertelsmann group, as Head of the Translation Department. After leaving, he completed some projects as a strategic consultant before deciding to put his knowledge of the sector to good use by setting up Qabiria.
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