Access for Remote Professionals
Explore access factors from connectivity to cybersecurity. Learn the basics of technology tools for remotes to staying safe when online. Complete all Access (PRO) lessons successfully which counts toward your Remote Professional Certificate.
- Define important concepts related to information technology.
- Examine factors associated with technology policies and support.
- Differentiate factors that affect internet speed.
- Apply cybersecurity strategies for more secure operations in the remote environment.
- Compare and contrast various tools for remote workers.
- Create a Professional Code of Ethics for Access.
Research and References
Following are sources consulted/additional readings related to the course topics.
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