This course gives a practical guide on protecting user’s identity in the cyber world such as social media, profiles, privacy settings, password setting best practice, phishing emails and online scams. The course gives practical guidance on reducing risk of identity theft, secure web communication protocols such as Secure Socket Layer (SSL), security digital certificate, data encryption, credit card info-storage and use and actions to reduce identity theft. This course also covers phishing attacks and anti-phishing defence mechanisms. Participants will study Instant messaging, Trojan hosts, link manipulation, key loggers, session hacking, system reconfiguration, content injection, phishing through search engines, phone phishing, malware phishing. Finally, participants study approaches to anti-phishing-steps to protect computer using firewalls, anti-virus software, Secure Socket Layer (SSL), etc.