Many emails sent from hackers and criminals pretend to come from someone or something you trust. It is very powerful to be able to look at the sender’s email to validate if it was sent from the account you’d expect it to come from. In this course you will learn about email addresses, how to inspect them and discount emails that are obviously pretending to be a trusted sender.

After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

  • Inspect the sender’s email address of a received email
  • Describe the portions of an email address
  • Use the domain of an email address to determine if the email is likely to be external

Any member of an organization that utilizes email


  1. Inspecting the Sender of an Email
  2. Interpreting an Email Address