In addition to understanding how strong security habits can improve information security, users should also understand how attackers target users to undermine an organization’s security. In this video, you will learn about common user-based threats that may be combatted with strong security awareness and training programs. These include advanced persistent threats (APTs), zero-days, new viruses, and phishing attacks.
- [Narrator] In addition to understanding how strong…security habits can improve information security,…users should also understand how attackers target users…to undermine an organization's security.…Security education programs should include coverage…of user-based security threats.…Phishing is one of the most common…user-based threats facing organizations.…In a phishing attack, attackers send legitimate looking…messages to end-users seeking to get them to disclose…sensitive information or perform another action…that undermines security.…
These messages can appear very realistic…using corporate logos and terminology.…The example phishing message shown here was used…to impersonate Citibank.…While phishing uses messages targeted at end-users,…it's only one example of a category of attacks…known as social engineering.…In social engineering, attackers attempt to manipulate…individuals into undermining security.…Security awareness efforts should inform users…that social engineering isn't limited to email…and that they should be wary of suspicious requests…
Members who complete this course will be prepared to answer questions on the Security and Risk Management domain of the CISSP exam, and establish a critical foundation for the rest of their careers.
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- Aligning security with the business
- Using control frameworks
- Understanding compliance ethics
- Implementing effective security policies
- Ensuring the security of employees
- Managing risk
- Identifying threats
- Managing vendors
- Building security awareness and conducting security training
Skill Level Advanced
1. Security Governance
2. Compliance and Ethics
3. Security Policy
4. Business Continuity
5. Personnel Security
6. Risk Management
7. Threat Modeling
8. Vendor Management
Vendor agreements3m 34s
9. Awareness and Training
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