People are exposed to risk on a daily basis, often without any awareness of that risk. Effectively protecting people and information requires greater awareness and understanding of risk in order to make informed decisions. In this course, you will learn to assess risk in a practical way, especially as it relates to how we interact with our networked world.
- Examine the difference between risks, threats and vulnerabilities to identify their interrelationships
- Compare different perspectives on risk as they relate to the computers and the Internet in order to understand the way risk affects our decisions
- Identify common risks associated with everyday computer usage to know actions or behaviors that require increased awareness or modification_to mitigate or avoid the risk
- Select strategies for addressing risk associated with common computer applications