Using a Strong Password
We all love the films about hacking. Like when a detective is trying to get into a secret computer and manages to crack the code just before the criminal comes through the door. These films are thrilling because they seem inaccessible. But did you know, hacking isn't just to do with glamorous cases like taking over government schemes or robbing banks?
The most common hacking happens to ordinary people with any online account. And the only thing standing between a criminal and your private information is a password. So you need to make it count.
Outline Learning Objective?
- The three ways that hackers attack
- Why you should protect yourself
- Tips for setting a strong password
Why take this course?
If somebody has access to even a small amount of your data they can use this to guess passwords to more important websites, like bank accounts. So, whether you are a casual social media user or the owner of a successful website, equipping yourself with knowledge on strong passwords and their uses will allow you to prevent your information from being targeted. This course will teach you what to look out for and how to protect yourself.