Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)

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Overview

Gain the fundamental understanding of using the computer with the necessary skills and knowledge in order to protect it. The course in Certified Secure Computer User is designed to equip you with the relevant understanding and expertise to protect information assets. The course is comprehensive and will teach you about computer and network security threats including identity threats, scams, viruses, credit card fraud and loss of confidential information.

It is an extensive course that covers a range of key modules such as introduction to security, securing operating systems, internet security, malware and antivirus, securing mobile devices and email communication. Each module is discussed in-depth ensuring learners gain a firm understanding of the importance of taking the necessary steps to minimise security exposure.

The Certified Secure Computer User has been designed to educate learners about the primary threats to computer and network security. Qualifying in this course will give you a firm foundation that will make you a marketable candidate to leading organisations and enterprises.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is suitable for computer users of today who use it extensively for a wide range of activities and functions.

Entry Requirements

Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.

Method of Assessment

In order to successfully complete the Certified Secure Computer User, learners have to sit for the EC-Council exam that demonstrates academic rigour and real-world applicability. Learners are expected to maintain high integrity by achieving the relevant test score.

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Test Duration: 2 Hours
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice

COURSE CURRICULUM

1: Introduction to Security

2: Securing Operating Systems

3: Malware and Antivirus

4: Internet Security

5: Security on Social Networking Sites

6: Securing Email Communications

7: Securing Mobile Devices

8: Securing the Cloud

9: Securing Network Connections

10: Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

Certification

Successful learners will be awarded the Certified Secure Computer User by EC-Council Certified.

Awarding Body

EC-Council is a global leader in creating information security trainings and certification programmes. EC-Council operates in 145 countries and is widely recognised for developing Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified Security Analyst amongst a range of courses and programmes. They are proud to have trained information security professionals globally and influenced the mindset of organisations around the world. Their primary goal is to certify individuals and organisations in information security skills.

Progression and Career Path

This course in Certified Secure Computer User will enhance your qualification for a number of jobs in the IT industry. The qualification will demonstrate your skills and expertise in using the computer safely and effectively while mitigating threats. You can also use this certificate as an opportunity to win various job incentives put forth by your employer or to study further in the area and improve your knowledge on the subject.

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