After completing this video, the learner will understand 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.
- [Voiceover] 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 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…
- Implementing security controls and policies
- Performing a risk assessment
- Understanding the five risk management actions
- Managing third-party relationships (vendors, etc.)
- Mitigating risk with change management, audits and assessments, and more
- Building an incident response program
- Understanding digital forensics
- Providing security and compliance training
- Ensuring physical security
- Planning for business continuity and disaster recovery
- Matching controls to security goals
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Controls and Risks
2. Third-Party Relationships
Vendor agreements3m 34s
3. Risk Mitigation Strategies
4. Incident Response
6. Awareness and Training
7. Physical Security and Environmental Controls
8. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
9. Matching Controls to Security Goals
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