Certified Secure Computer User


In order to protect information assets, this training is significant for computer users. After completion of CSCU training program users will acquire fundamental understanding of various computer and network security threats such as frauds on internet and network security threats. In addition, users will also understand about phishing scams, virus and backdoors attack, email hoaxes, sex offenders etc.


Duration: 14 Hours

  • Foundations of Security

    • Essential Terminologies
    • Computer Security
    • Why Security?
    • Potential Losses Due to Security Attacks
    • Elements of Security
    • The Security, Functionality, and Ease of Use Triangle
    • Fundamental Concepts of Security
    • Layers of Security
    • Security Risk to Home Users
    • What to Secure?
    • What Makes a Home Computer Vulnerable?
    • What makes a System Secure?
    • Benefits of Computer Security Awareness
    • Basic Computer Security Checklist
  • Securing Operating Systems

    • System Security
    • Threats to System Security
    • Guidelines for Windows OS Security
    • Windows Encrypting File System (EFS)
    • Using Windows Defender
    • Enable BitLocker in Windows 7
    • Launching Event Viewer in Windows 7
    • Disabling Unnecessary Services in Windows 7
    • Killing Unwanted Processes
    • Finding Open Ports Using Netstat Tool
    • Configuring Audit Policy
    • How to Hide Files and Folders?
    • Disable Simple File Sharing in Windows
    • Raise the UAC Slider Bar in Windows 7
    • Windows Security Tools
    • Guidelines for Securing Mac OS X
    • Operating Systems Security Checklist
    • Security Checklist for Windows 7
    • MAC OS Security Checklist
  • Protecting Systems Using Antiviruses

    • Introduction to Antivirus Software
    • Need for Antivirus Program
    • How Does Antivirus Software Work?
    • Antivirus Software 2011
    • Choosing the Best Antivirus Software
    • Steps to Install Antivirus on Your Computer
    • How to Test If Antivirus Is Working
    • Configuring McAfee Antivirus
    • Configuring Kaspersky PURE
    • Antivirus Security Checklist
  • Data Encryption

    • Common Terminologies
    • What is Encryption?
    • Objectives of Encryption
    • Usage of Encryption
    • Types of Encryption
    • Encryption Standards
    • Digital Certificates
    • How Digital Certificates Work?
    • Digital Signature
    • Cryptography Tools
  • Internet Security

    • Internet Security
    • Internet Explorer Security Settings
    • Understanding Cookies
    • Internet Explorer Privacy Settings
    • Securing File Downloads
    • Mozilla Firefox Security Settings
    • Mozilla Firefox: Privacy Settings
    • Securing File Downloads
    • Installing Plugins
    • Google Chrome Privacy and Security Settings
    • Apple Safari Security Settings
    • Testing the Browser for Privacy
    • Instant Messaging (IMing)
    • Searching the Web
    • Online Gaming and MMORPG
    • Protection Schemes, Cyber Prostitution, and Virtual Mugging
    • How the Malicious Users Make Money?
    • Security Practices Specific to Gaming
    • Child Online Safety
    • Role of Internet in Child Pornography
    • Unsolicited Emails
    • Chat Rooms
    • Finding if Children are at Risk Online
    • Protecting Children from Online Threats
    • Encourage Children to Report
    • How to Report a Crime?
    • Security Software Checklist
    • Actions to Take When the Child Becomes an Online Victim
    • Internet laws
    • Laws Internet users should know
    • Internet Security Checklist
    • Guidelines for Parents to Protect Children from Online Threats
  • Securing Network Connections

    • Home Network
    • Wireless Networks
    • Common Threats to Wireless Network
    • Securing Wireless Network
    • Using the Network with Windows 7
    • Using the Network with MAC OS X
    • Network Security Threats
    • Securing Network Connections
    • General Security Practices in Home Networking
    • Network Adapters
    • Troubleshooting with Network Adapters
    • Network Security Checklist
  • Securing Online Transactions

    • Online Shopping
    • Online Banking
    • Credit Cards Payments
    • Types of Credit Card Frauds
    • Guidelines for Ensuring Credit Card Safety
    • Securing Online Transactions
    • Online Payment Services
    • SSL and the Padlock Symbol
    • Identifying a Trustworthy Website
    • Identifying an Untrustworthy Website
    • McAfee’s Site Advisor
    • Online Transactions Security Checklist
  • Securing Email Communications

    • Email Security
    • Email Security Threats
    • Email Security Procedures
    • Online Email Encryption Service
    • Email Security Tools
    • Email Communication Checklist
    • Email Security Checklist
    • Security Checklist for Checking Emails on Mobile
  • Social Engineering and Identity Theft

    • What Is Identity Theft?
    • Social Engineering
    • How to Learn if You Are a Victim of Identity Theft
    • What to Do if Identity Is Stolen
    • Reporting Identity Theft
    • Prosecuting Identity Theft
    • Identity Theft Protection Checklist
    • Computer Based Identity Theft Protection Checklist
  • Security on Social Networking Sites

    • Social Networking Sites
    • What Is a Profile?
    • Top Social Networking Sites
    • Security Risks Involved in Social Networking Sites
    • Social Networking Threats to Minors
    • Facebook Privacy Settings
    • Staying Safe on MySpace
    • Social Networking Security Checklist
    • Social Networking Security Checklist for Parents and Teachers
  • Information Security and Legal Compliance

    • HIPPA
    • FERPA
    • PCI DSS
  • Securing Mobile Devices

    • Mobile Device Security
    • Mobile Phone Services
    • IMEI Number
    • Mobile Device Security Risks
    • Threats to Bluetooth Devices
    • Mobile Security Procedures
    • Securing iPhone and iPad
    • Securing Blackberry and Windows Phone 7 Mobiles
    • Mobile Security Tools
    • Bluetooth Security Checklist
    • Mobile Phone Security Checklist
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