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What to Expect this Week

In this step you will be given an overview of the content that will be covered this week.
In this week you will learn about several types of cybersecurity attacks related to phishing, which you may encounter.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this week, you will be able to:

  • describe phishing and specialized forms of phishing-related cybersecurity attacks
  • describe the objectives of different forms of cybersecurity attacks
  • identify who is at risk for cybersecurity attacks
  • identify red flags, warning signs, and tactics related to cybersecurity attacks
  • describe best practices for defending against cybersecurity attacks

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Cyber Security Foundations: Common Malware Attacks and Defense Strategies

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