Here's a breakdown of the SBA course's topics paired with FindLaw's own tips:
The definition of cybersecurity. For the Luddite attorneys and business owners out there, "cybersecurity" encompasses information security as applied to networks and computers. It refers to the means by which your computers, data, networks, and services are protected from various cyber attacks, including unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction.
Types of information to secure. Your cybersecurity strategy should aim to protect your cloud storage, email, wireless network, social media accounts, mobile devices and computers. Seek tools that will help protect against malware looking for credit card numbers, social media passwords, Excel files, QuickBooks files, proprietary information, confidential client information, and other sensitive data.
Types of cyber threats. The term "cyber attack" refers to any number of ways a criminal may attempt to damage or access sensitive information from a computer or networked device. Attacks may come in a variety of forms, including: viruses, spyware, phishing, pharming, worms, keyloggers, bots and Trojans.