OttoSecure Curriculum

Password Security

Over 40 activities covering how to design and implement a secure password system.

  • What is Password Security?
  • Weak Password Risks
  • Secure Password Best Practices
  • Protecting Your Passwords
  • Creating a Secure Password
  • Password Crackers
  • Password Encryption
  • Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)
  • Using Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)
  • Password Systems
  • Password Managers

Safe Browsing

Over 60 activities covering often forgotten safety factors about accessing websites.

  • What browser should you use?
  • What is a Firewall?
  • Encryption and Security
  • Why you should avoid Adobe Flash
  • Wifi Safety
  • How to use WiFi Securely
  • Using Public Wifi Securely
  • Securing your Devices
  • Securing your Laptop
  • Securing your Mobile Phone
  • Using Mobile Apps Safely
  • Social Media Risks
  • Personal Risks in Social Media
  • Avoiding Phishing in Social Media

Malware

Over 110 activities delivering an understanding of the true nature of malware, and how to avoid it and more importantly, prevent it from spreading in the case of an infection.

  • What is Malware?
  • Active vs Passive Infections
  • Types of Malware
  • Trojan Horse
  • Worms & Viruses
  • Adware
  • Keylogger
  • Spyware
  • Ransomware
  • The Impact of Malware
  • How Malware Spreads
  • Preventing Malware from Spreading
  • Preventing a Malware Attack
  • Browser Safety
  • Avoiding Bad Neighborhoods
  • What is a Browser Pop-up?
  • Browser Pop-ups
  • Browser Pop-up on-close Attacks
  • Antivirus Software
  • Fake Antivirus Software
  • Antivirus Scanning

Physical Security

Over 30 activities to align physical security to online security to create a stronger defense perimeter.

  • Security Doors
  • Proof of Identity
  • Swipe/Smart Cards
  • Your Desk
  • Your Computer
  • Mobile Devices
  • Laptops
  • USB Drives
  • Documents
  • Document Shredding
  • Unauthorized Requests for Information
  • Shoulder Surfers