Introduction to Scams – Learn the basics of scams, Scams- Results of Cyber Security Attacks.
The course begins with the introduction of the instructor and the course map. The lectures start with a general introduction to scams and provide basic knowledge of scams, Trending scam types, and the characteristics of scams.
Each section of the course discusses a single type of scam and its characteristics. In addition, it guides how to protect yourself from scams. After each unit, a short quiz to test your knowledge of the subject. Each section discusses a scam type, followed by an examination. The instructor reviews your learning and summarises the course and its implications. It provides you with helpful resources w.r.t scams. Lastly, you will complete the course by finishing the assessment, which will test you.
Upon completing the course, you will develop the following skills and attributes.
- Spot a scam
- Protecting yourself from scams
- How to respond to scams?
- What to do if you have been scammed?
This course is designed for beginners who want to learn about scams but is not limited to those who wish to refresh their knowledge of scams. The lessons contain interactive content designed to make you interact while learning. It also lets you continuously improve your listening, problem-solving and analytical skills.