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Beginning Security

Course Length:

One and one-half hours

Course Description:

This course will teach you about threats to your computer and some means of protecting your files, data, and information. You will also learn about passwords, social engineering, browser security, and keeping up-to-date with security.

Course Learning Objective:

Understanding of viruses and various components of antivirus software. Installing, configuring, updating, and verifying operation of antivirus software. Understanding of passwords and password protection. Awareness of physical security. Understanding of social engineering. Awareness of browser security. Understanding of good habits for computer use.

Major Topics:


Method of Instruction:

Lecture, assignments

Evaluation Methods:

Observation of students during the course


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