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Everyday Cybersecurity Best Practices for SLPs

Course: #9979Level: Introductory1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Jan 18, 2022 at 3:00 pm EST   Starts in 19h 22m

This course covers practical steps and cybersecurity best practices to help protect professionals as well as their patients’ protected health information. Recognizing malicious emails and websites, selecting strong passwords, protecting smartphones, and securing sensitive data are discussed.

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Live Webinar

Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 3:00 pm EST

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Related; IACET/0.1; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify common markers of scam emails and websites.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the attributes of strong passwords.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list three ways to ensure confidentiality of protected health information.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes How Cyber Attacks Occur
10-25 Minutes Avoiding Malicious Email and Websites
25-35 Minutes Password Best Practices
35-45 Minutes Smartphone Best Practices
45-50 Minutes Protecting Sensitive Data
50-55 Minutes Security Considerations for Telehealth
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

Presented By

Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Josiah Dykstra was paid an honoriarum for this presentation. He is an employee of the Department of Defense, the owner of a cybersecurity consulting business, and author of a book related to this topic. Nonfinancial: Josiah Dykstra is on the Cyber Advisory Board at Bowie State University; a member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Association for Computing Machinery, and American Association for the Advancement of Science; and a Fellow at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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