Privacy & Security Considerations – Microsoft Office files, PDFs, Cyber- Security Tips for CPAs

Description

Maintaining the security of your files, computer, mobile devices and network is an important responsibility of each computer user. This course will heighten your awareness with regard to: protecting your identity and company information online; reporting a security threat; identifying a physical or information security breach; identifying common information security threats; identifying information to protect; understanding current Federal information security laws; and maintaining security of PDFs and Microsoft Office files. The course format is lecture/demonstration with live demo.

Learning Objectives
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of information security principles
  • Get an overview of security safeguards
  • Discover how to work with confidential and legally-protected data
  • Put to practice safe browsing and file download
  • Know how to secure and safeguard Microsoft Office files and PDF files
Major Topics
  • Develop an understanding of preventive steps to take to avoid a security breach
  • Learn to identify forms of malware
  • Use common sense strategies when browsing to identify malicious links and other types of malicious information to avoid
  • Challenge yourself to follow mobile computing security guidelines
  • Learn to remove personal information or metadata from a file
  • Practice rules for using secure passwords and file encryption
  • Understand and compare file encryption solutions
  • Understand the appropriate use of security procedures to avoid exposure of sensitive information through normal business activity
  • Learn to protect PDF files from being edited or opened in Microsoft Word
  • Apply a Digital Signature to secure a PDF
  • Use security features in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Provider
Business Learning Institute
Course Level
Basic
Professional Area of Focus
Technology
CPE Field of Study
Information Technology
4
Who Should Attend
All computer users at all levels of an organization
Instructor(s)
Judith Borsher
Prerequisites

Familiarity with Microsoft Office

Advanced Preparation

None

Location

Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center Columbia Campus, 8890 McGaw Rd Columbia, MD 21045-4743

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When
Dec 7, 2018
8:00 am - 11:30 am
Location
Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center Columbia Campus, 8890 McGaw Rd Columbia, MD 21045-4743
Total CPE Credits
4
Format
In-Person
Instructor
Judith Borsher

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