Social Networking

Security breaches occur every day and all organizations, large and small, are at risk. Part of these breaches can be caused by inappropriate use of social networking systems. These courses will help your employees use these systems appropriately and safely.

Topics Covered:

  • Recognizing the various social networking threats
  • Browsing web sites safely
  • Minimizing risky behavior on social networking sites
  • Creating strong passwords
  • Best practices for password
  • Available Versions of Social Networking Training


    Safe Social Networking


    Audience:  All employees
    Length: 7 minutes

    In this course, you review the behaviors to safe social networking. Learn to avoid risky behavior such as sharing nonpublic company information, sharing personal information, connecting with unknown people and unfamiliar links. Learn to take various privacy precautions including, avoiding posting personally identifiable information, adjusting privacy and security settings, and avoiding using third party applications.

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    Browsing the Web Securely

    Audience: All Employees  
    Length: 9 minutes

    Avoid unsafe websites by checking and detecting suspicious URLs, using the Contact Us page to determine legitimacy, downloading software from only well-known, secure websites and checking the properties of questionable links. Learn the best practices of securing your browser by avoiding add-on software, configuring the browser’s security settings, clearing cache and cookies, logging out of sites after using them, keeping the pop-up blocker on and installing the latest software updates.


    Avoiding Phishing Message Threats

    Audience: All Employees  
    Length: 6 minutes

    Learn to recognize phishing message threats such as being wary of email links and attachments, verifying message source of unsolicited email, emails that request money, and urgent requests in emails. While mobile stay mindful of these threats by recognizing phishing messages, making sure you know you know who you’re chatting with, avoiding links in unsolicited text messages and sing the security practices used for computers. Also learn about protecting your devices by the using anti-virus protection and firewalls, configuring the email client for security and protecting email login credentials.



    Securing Your Mobile Devices

    Audience: All Employees  
    Length: 7 minutes

    This course will help you identify what you need to securely use wi-fi in public places. Learn about firewalls, antivirus software, when to avoid working on sensitive information in public, using public computers and VPN connections. You will also learn about securing sensitive information be it in discussion, printed material, or data.



    Setting Up Secure Passwords

    Audience: All Employees  
    Length: 11 minutes

    Learn how to create strong passwords, and avoid weak ones. This course will also help you to keep passwords secure, learn why it is best to use multiple passwords, set up password recovery and why one should protect and change passwords frequently.

    mobilecompatible  accessibility

    Mobile and Accessibility friendly



    Rich with scenarios, case studies, and interactive exercises

    Optional audio (narration)

    Built-in delivery and tracking using Syntrio's learning management system (LMS), or launch our courses from any standards-conforming, third-party LMS

    Mastery quiz with scoring options test learner understanding of the material discussed

    Mentoring feature allows students to direct questions at any time via e-mail to a subject matter expert within the organization

    Options to customize course content and design including logo, policies, procedures and executive introduction