Introducution to cybersecurity for technical communications professionals

Ben Woelk

Objectives:

  • Develop a baseline knowledge of cybersecurity fundamentals
  • Discover cybersecurity best practices for work as technical communicators
  • Identify opportunities for technical communicators in cybersecurity

Duration: 6 hour(s)

Date: Various

Cost: 595,00 + tax

About This course

This course provides an introduction to information security and cybersecurity concepts, how they pertain to work practices in technical communication, and will identify possible career opportunities in cybersecurity.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

      • Develop a baseline knowledge of information security fundamentals
      • Discover cybersecurity best practices for technical communicators
      • Identify opportunities for technical communicators in information security
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The Cybersecurity Fundamentals course gave me a better understanding of cybersecurity. I can deliver messages that not only communicate security-related changes, but educate our audience on potential cyber threats. Melissa Closser

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

The course includes asynchronous readings and assignments and synchronous lectures and discussions.

COURSE OUTLINE

      1. Introduction to Information Security
      2. Developing a Security Mindset
      3. Identity and Access Management
      4. Data Handling
      5. Mobile devices and BYOD
      6. Career opportunities

WHO'S IT FOR

Technical communicators at all stages of their careers, especially those working in technology.

MEET THE COURSE LEADERS

Ben Woelk, CISSP, CPTC, is the Governance, Awareness, and Training Manager for the Information Security Office at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Over the course of his 18-year tenure, he’s developed a leading information security awareness program.

Ben is a member and former co-chair of the EDUCAUSE Security Awareness and Training Working Group of the Higher Education Information Security Council. Ben is an Associate Fellow and a past president of the Society for Technical Communication.

Ben holds the CISSP (#379414), CPTC, is a Certified Professional Technical Communicator Foundation trainer, and is ITIL v3 certified.

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