Module overview

Duration: duration
Approximately 20 minutes

Student partnership ""

This module was developed with UQ student partners as part of a Student-Staff Partnership project.

Graduate attributes

Knowledge and skills you can gain from this module will contribute to your Graduate Attributes:

  • Connected citizens

This module is part of Digital Essentials, a series of online modules to help you quickly build your digital skills so you can succeed in study and work.

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Aims and objectives

This module will:

  • outline cyber security issues
  • explore ways to protect your privacy online
  • provide information and guidance on account security.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • check cyber security scams and threats
  • control the information you provide online to protect your privacy
  • understand how accounts are hacked and ways to reduce your risk
  • practice proper account and password management.

Module sections

  1. Cyber security
  2. Online privacy concerns
  3. Protect your privacy
  4. Have you been hacked?
  5. Create secure passwords
  6. Account and password management
  7. Multi-factor authentication
  8. Check your knowledge
  9. Conclusion

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