Worried about security when you go online or want to mitigate the risks? Get tips and tricks to keep your virtual self secure.
Who should attend:
• Executives keen to understand the role of cybersecurity in business.
• Professionals (such as lawyers, doctors and accountants) who want to know the key elements of IT security.
• Individuals who need to protect their privacy and data.
• Tertiary students who want to be more IT-savvy.
• Anyone who wants to know how to keep safe online.
In this course, participants will glean practical tips on:
• How to check if a computer has been compromised.
• How to block malware and set strong authentication.
• How to secure a home’s Wi-Fi system and prevent unauthorised access.
• How to handle e-mail messages from hell and love scams.
• How to protect oneself from social engineering hacks.
What the course covers:
• Getting the best from your browser.
• Types of scams, malware and attacks.
• Securing your home Wi-Fi and smartphone.
• Social engineering scams.
• Virtual Private Network – do you need one?
Mr Raju Chellam is a published author, cybersecurity researcher and chief editor of the AI Ethics & Governance Body of Knowledge, an initiative by the Singapore Computer Society and the Infocomm Media Development Authority. His book, Organ Gold, published by Straits Times Press, is on the illegal trade in human organs on the Dark Web. His monthly columns on cybersecurity ran in The Straits Times from January 2019 to October last year. He is a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society and Fellow of Advanced Computing for Executives at the National University of Singapore.
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