Why learn how to prevent phishing?
Learn the fundamentals on your schedule and at your own pace.
Phishing is an extremely popular form of social engineering attack — learn how to better protect your information.
These lessons are the quickest way to get real hands-on experience and to learn the basics you'll need to get into our immersive cybersecurity analytics course.
Our grads work at some of tech's biggest companies
How to prevent phishing: what you'll learn
Preventing phishing attacks isn't easy. Even the most vigilant email users can fall victim to this social engineering technique. In this free lesson, you'll get an introduction to social engineering and learn how to protect personal information like social security numbers, credit card numbers, and passwords.
Learn how some companies are hiring penetration testers to fight phishing attacks and educate employees.
Preventing a phishing scam starts by recognizing suspicious emails — learn the social engineering tactics to look out for.
In addition to phishing, social engineering can come in the form of vishing, baiting, and pretexting — learn about each of these techniques and how to protect yourself and others.
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