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Smartphone Security for SLPs

Course: #10184Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 1362 Reviews

SLPs who use a smartphone for work-related email, calls, scheduling, or social media introduce potential risks to their business and patients, should the sensitive data stored on and transmitted through the phone be compromised. This course describes the importance of smartphone security and hands-on steps to secure mobile devices.

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Course Type: Video

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify potential threats to business operations, reputation, patient privacy, and protected health information from insecure smartphones.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the sensitive data stored on - and potentially recoverable from - a lost, stolen, or hacked smartphone.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how to change settings to improve security and privacy of mobile devices.

Course created on June 28, 2022


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Typical use of phones by SLPs
10-15 Minutes Threats to smartphones
15-20 Minutes Data available to criminals
20-55 Minutes 7 best practices for securing mobile devices
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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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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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

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