CPT 1950 — Security Awareness 3 Credit hours 4 Contact hours
Provides a basic survey of the importance of IT security awareness and data confidentiality. This security awareness-training course walks users through every aspect of Information Security in a very broad, easy to understand way and explains to them the value of securing data, both for themselves and the organization. The class will introduce legislation, local, state and federal privacy policies and liability of individuals and institutions related to data confidentiality and integrity. The course will introduce risk management, security policies, and common threats and countermeasures. The course will also present best practices in access control and password policies. This course will prepare a student to take the CompTIA Security+ Certification exam.