In this Cybersecurity course, you'll learn about the dangers of cybercrime and the various motivations behind hacking. Understand social engineering attacks and how to protect yourself and your business from these threats. You’ll also learn about Phishing, a common method of cybercrime.
Welcome to Cybersecurity Training 101. Cybercrime has become a major problem for businesses as hackers become more skilled and increasingly successful at breaching a company's security measures through cyberattacks.
In this module, you'll learn why hackers do what they do, learn about the different types of social engineering attacks they use, and learn what actions you should and should not take to protect yourself and your business.
It is predicted that more than 75 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by the end of 2025.
That's is a lot of data online, which makes it a valuable breeding ground for cybercrime and making everyone a target - including you.
There are many reasons why hackers hack; of course, money is the biggest motivator. But some also do it for political reasons, to stir up tensions between countries, for corporate espionage, to spy on competitors and gain unfair advantages, or just for personal entertainment.
Next, you will learn about one of the most common methods of cybercrime - Phishing.