Information Security for Everyone is designed to teach the principles and practices that all computer users need to keep themselves safe, both at work and at home. By presenting best practices along with a small amount of theory, trainees are taught both what to do and why to do it. Topics covered include how to secure both clean and corrupted systems, protecting your personal data, securing simple computer networks, and safe Internet usage.
Two credit hours through ACE are provided only if all three courses within the Online for Everyone - Non-Technical (Cyber 101) track are completed.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
- Current browser (i.e., Internet Explorer or, Firefox, Safari)
- To prevent issues during your online course, please be sure that your web browser is updated to the latest version.
- Pop-ups must be enabled.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 or higher
- Adobe Flash 184.108.40.206 or higher
Broadband connection recommended.
TopicsSafe internet usage +Securing a clean computer +Securing a corrupted computer +Protecting your computer and its contents +Securing computer networks +Secure communications and information security best practices +Maintaining Privacy Guidelines for maintaining privacy while surfing the internet
Suggested AudienceEmergency management agency
Emergency medical services
Public safety communications
Hazardous materials personnel
Government Programs, Certifications and AccreditationsFor DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact (800) 541-7149
Continuing Education & Professional Credits
In order to receive the full two credit hours, all three classes in the Cybersecurity for Everyone track must be successfully completed.
After registering for this online course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us.