Workshop: Desktop Security Overview

Course ID - CTD0390-4         

Short Title: Desktop Security      

 Audience    Faculty, Staff, Administrators
Length of Workshop:       1 hour 
Prerequisite     none

Contemporary organizations are more data and information driven than ever.  In that light, information represents value to organizations and, in fact, are considered to be assets of the organization.  Further, information has not escaped the eyes of criminal elements.  Information theft, visa vi computers and networks, is prolific and quickly approaching epidemic levels.  Therefore, it is important for all employees to be sensitive and aware of the need to guard information at all levels of the organization.  This simulcast will discuss topics associated with information security awareness and will endeavor to raise the level employee awareness.  This discussion will serve Miami Dade employees professionally and personally.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate awareness of the need for information security
  • Describe anecdotal examples demonstrating good and bad information protection
  • List best practices in the protection of information security







Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0390-4
Course Title: Desktop Security 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.