Skip to 0 minutes and 6 secondsNICK PATTERSON: In 2015, nearly 600 million people worldwide became victims of online crime. A further 169 million personal records, and 781 publicised breaches from public and private organisations were also exposed by cyber hackers. Over 60% of these attacks were committed against small and medium enterprises. Hi, I'm Dr. Nick Patterson from the School of Information Technology at Deakin University. No security is 100% foolproof. Fact is, if hackers really want your data, they will always be able to get it. Which is why it's so important that we have trained people to defend against cyber attacks. Cybersecurity is everyone's business, and everyone's business is at risk.
Skip to 0 minutes and 47 secondsIn this two week course, we will investigate real cyber attack in action by looking at the recent Panama Papers leak, and what methods the hackers used. We'll discover what tools and preventative strategies you can put in place to protect your business. We will learn from leading cybersecurity experts to develop your real world knowledge and skills as jobs in information security grow at a blistering pace. Whether you earn or work in a small or medium business, or simply have an interest in learning more about identifying cyber threats and preventing potential attacks, please join me in enrolling in this free and eye-opening online course.