*This is an updated version of Cybercrime (TERRM21002601).
Cybercrime is any criminal activity that is committed using information and communications technology (ICT). It includes both cyber-dependent crimes, such as hacking, which are committed entirely through ICT, and cyber-enabled crimes, which are more traditional crimes, such as fraud, whose scale can be dramatically increased by the use of ICT.
Cybercrime is increasing and represents one of the biggest threats to every organisation in the world. This eCourse provides a high-level overview of cybercrime and discusses ways in which you can help protect yourself and your organisation from cyberattacks.
On completion of this eCourse, you will be able to:
- Define cybercrime and understand the threat it poses to the financial services industry
- Recognise why cybercrime is committed, and by whom
- Classify types of cyberattack and ways to defend against them
Topic 1: Overview of Cybercrime
Topic 2: Cyberthreats & Defenses
Topic 3: Social Engineering
Topic 4: Web-Based Attacks