‘Security’ is a buzz word that is catching up with diverse industry verticals relying on computing systems to keep the operations and business wheels moving. Today, average office goers sign an ‘Acceptable Use Policy’ that is part of ‘Corporate Security Policies’ and are responsible for any misuse and damage caused on computing resources.
What today’s knowledge workers need to bring in a better tomorrow is the ‘Alphabet Soup of Security’ – the basic core knowledge to distinguish between the legitimate and the malevolent. They need to be armed with knowledge that can complement the system administrator’s security safeguards and the chief security officer’s security architecture for the corporation.
Identity theft, credit card fraud, online banking Phishing scams, virus and backdoors, email hoaxes, sex offenders lurking online, loss of confidential information and hackers are some of the threats you will face on a daily basis. Are you prepared to face them and defend yourself?
This certification is an excellent complement to educational offerings in the domain of security and networking as it gives the student a hands-on exposure to the basic elements. This accelerates learning and acts as a catalyst to comprehending higher technology by the student.
Security5 is also for the regular home user who uses online services and payment systems. The regular user is exposed to aspects of securing financial and critical information, maintaining privacy and availing the best of computing resources available.
Why certify with Security5?
The objective of security5 is to attest for the competency and expertise of a knowledge worker in proven security and networking skills thereby adding value to the workplace. Organizations are able to hire better skilled employees with increased productivity and shorter learning curves to the workplace. Educational institutions can provide greater value to students by providing them a proven base to build their career into the corporate world.