Digital Personal Security Course









COURSE LENGTH:  1 day (8 hours)

TUITION:  $225


Course description:

Digital Personal Security is an introductory course in maintaining privacy and control of your life in the “wild west” of information technology that we live in today.  This course is a must whether you are a beginner or seasoned user.  In addition to the fundamentals outlined below, we will take you inside the mindset of an attacker so you can evaluate your security weaknesses at both home and work.  While this one day course will be intensive, time will be taken to ensure that everyone, regardless of experience level, leaves understanding the threats we face today and how to mitigate the risk.


Topics Covered:

  • The responsibility of digital security

  • Threat Modeling

  • The Risk Matrix

  • Protecting against targeted attacks

  • How computers and the Internet work

  • Backups and system management

  • Protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

  • Safe hardware and software

  • Operating Systems (OS)

  • Passwords

  • What are “hackers” really?

  • Traveling with technology

  • What to do if your technology is lost, stolen, or otherwise compromised

  • The law, legal options, and legalities of digital security

  • The S2 System Model

  • The dangers of WiFi

  • Ransomware

  • TOR

  • Private All Source Intelligence

  • Mobile devices (phones, tablets, netbooks, GPS, and embedded systems)

  • Lots of demos


Equipment needed:

  • Note taking material