Course overview

Hackers and cybercriminals are always trying to find a way into your systems for their own personal gain. An obvious way in for them is through the front door: your emails. Malware sent as links or attachments could wreak havoc, as could phishing attacks which try to con you out of your hard-earned cash. You need to be savvy when it comes to protecting your emails. A securely set up email system is your shield from these bad guys. Using passwords, encryption and common sense, you put a metaphorical bouncer on the door and beef them up to repel attackers.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand how to protect your data
  • Identify different threats to email security
  • Demonstrate different ways to keep email secure

Course resources

Complete the eModule to gain your certificate (subscription required).