Cybersecurity for Mobile Devices

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With 3.7 billion users averaging 5 hour per day, almost 55% of all world-wide traffic is from the use of mobile phones. In this course, we will examine practical techniques to secure mobile devices and prevent intruders from accessing our data. The course focuses on two main operating systems, Android and iOS; however, anyone using other operating systems such as Blackberry can benefit from taking this course. Learn about the rapidly growing threat of ransomware and viruses, how to detect and remove them, how to safely access public WIFI from your mobile devices, how to identify fake versus legitimate apps from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store, and learn top mobile security tips.


* Apply the best practices to protect your mobile device against malware and hackers * Identify and configure the best applications for mobile security * Understand the major security differences between the Android and IOS operating systems * Learn how to safely download and work with mobile applications * How to back up your mobile phone * Understand mobile malware and how they can affect your mobile device


* Mobile Device Usage—The Outstanding Number * Android vs. Apple vs. Blackberry * Understanding Applications * How to Identify Legit Apps and Spot Fake Apps * Whatsapp Scam * The Truth About Jail Breaking an IOS Device * Understand App Permissions * Checking Default Permissions * General App Safety Rules * Mobile Threats and Countermeasures * Mobile Ransomware * Removing Ransomware * Trojan Horses * Viruses and Spyware * Four Main Symptoms of Malware Infection * How to Use Malwarebytes * Mobile Security Apps * Virtual Private Networks and Why You Need One * How to sue NordVPN * How to Safely Access Public WIFI * Android/iOS Security Tweaks * Top Mobile Security Tips

Course Information
  • Course Level:Introductory
  • Prerequisite:None
  • Credit:CPE Hours: 8, PDHs: 8
  • Fee:$395
  • Length:1 day
  • Hours:8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Delivery:Instructor Led/Group Live

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