Computing Fundamentals and Cyber Security

Global networks and services define our economy, culture, personal communities, and business enterprises. Teleworking, virtual training and web conferencing have made it easier to connect globally. However, cyber criminals increasingly threaten global networks causing disruptions, stealing identities, and holding organizations hostage to large ransoms.

This introductory course is designed for technical and non-technical personnel who use technology, the WWW, and applications on projects. The course introduces computing fundamentals covering how technology is the backbone of the global economy.

Designed by SME experts, this course is for frontline and management personnel looking to understand the basics or to refresh their knowledge in computing and computing services fundamentals.

  • Topics
  • Audience
  • Instructor
  • What is information, information security and cyber security?

  • How do computers communicate through global networks?

  • What is the difference between the Internet and WWW?

  • How is cloud computing changing our idea of computers and computing services.

  • How artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) lead to complications.

  • How risk and threat management became part of everything we do with computers.

  • How AI and ML are revolutionizing the field of computing and cyber security.

  • Managers leading teams who use technology
  • Personnel who need to understand information security, cyber security, cloud computing and AI
  • Personnel who need to recognize and manage computing, information, and cyber risks
  • Employees looking to understand computing basics that apply in their workplace
  • Project Managers required to work on information, cyber, AI projects

Mark Hearn is a seasoned Business Leader and technical Product Management executive, bringing technology and business together to solve market problems for over 25 years. Mark’s expertise in software security and anti-reverse engineering has helped industry leaders solve critical product security issues with innovation and minimized risk. As a product security evangelist, Mark has spoken at many industry conferences and engaged in panel discussions on the need to protect software products from attack. He is an expert on the business risks associated with reverse engineering and the critical impact that hacking could have for manufacturers, and for their customers. Mark has held executive roles in product management and strategic market development, developing expertise in both the business-critical and technical functions related to business strategy, use/abuse cases, technical requirements, competitive analysis, and security threat-risk analysis.

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Security Policy Institute

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Global networks and services define our economy, culture, personal communities, and business enterprises. Teleworking, virtual training and web conferencing have made it easier to connect globally. However, cyber criminals increasingly threaten global networks causing disruptions, stealing identities, and holding organizations hostage to large ransoms.

This introductory course is designed for technical and non-technical personnel who use technology, the WWW, and applications on projects. The course introduces computing fundamentals covering how technology is the backbone of the global economy.

Designed by SME experts, this course is for frontline and management personnel looking to understand the basics or to refresh their knowledge in computing and computing services fundamentals.

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Computing Fundamentals and Cyber Security

Course Code: 

160

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10days before the course start date

Speaker Bio: 

Mark Hearn is a seasoned Business Leader and technical Product Management executive, bringing technology and business together to solve market problems for over 25 years. Mark’s expertise in software security and anti-reverse engineering has helped industry leaders solve critical product security issues with innovation and minimized risk. As a product security evangelist, Mark has spoken at many industry conferences and engaged in panel discussions on the need to protect software products from attack. He is an expert on the business risks associated with reverse engineering and the critical impact that hacking could have for manufacturers, and for their customers. Mark has held executive roles in product management and strategic market development, developing expertise in both the business-critical and technical functions related to business strategy, use/abuse cases, technical requirements, competitive analysis, and security threat-risk analysis.

Audience: 

Managers leading teams who use technology
Personnel who need to understand information security, cyber security, cloud computing and AI
Personnel who need to recognize and manage computing, information, and cyber risks
Employees looking to understand computing basics that apply in their workplace
Project Managers required to work on information, cyber, AI projects

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Online Distance Learning 

Certain sessions of this course are now offered online via live video conferencing. Online session are indicated in parenthesis in the box below.

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SCALE AI - Computing Fundamentals and Cyber Security (Online Session)
February 22, 23, 2022
9:00 - 12:00
$249.50
Computing Fundamentals and Cyber Security (Online Session)
February 22, 23, 2022
9:00 - 12:00
$499.00

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