Course overview

We all love the films about hacking. Like when a detective is trying to get into a secret computer and manages to crack the code just before the criminal comes through the door. These films are thrilling because they seem inaccessible. But did you know, hacking isn’t just to do with glamorous cases like taking over government schemes or robbing banks? The most common hacking happens to ordinary people with any online account. And the only thing standing between a criminal and your private information is a password. So you need to make it count.

Learning objectives:

  • The three ways that hackers attack
  • Why you should protect yourself
  • Tips for setting a strong password

Course resources

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