Personal Cybersecurity Best Practices

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Category Micro-credential
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Personal Cybersecurity Best Practices


In this micro-credential, you will learn about personal cybersecurity best practices.

You will be introduced to defensive strategies for cybersecurity threats like viruses, ransomware, social engineering attacks, and identify theft. Applying these best practices will help you to protect yourself, your family, your friends, and your organization(s). This course is intended for learners that have taken the cybersecurity awareness micro-credential or have foundational cybersecurity knowledge. 

This micro-credential is part of the short-course series. For more information about short-course series micro-credentials, see the Micro-credential Series section of the Additional Offerings page and the Micro-credential Bulletin.

This course is divided into the following 3 modules:

Module 1: Cybersecurity Risks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities 
Module 2: Security Computing Practices
Module 3: Planning Ahead


This course is free.

Earning College Credit for this Course

College credit is not currently available for taking this course.