One and one-half hours
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.
- Viruses - Learn what they are and how they work
- Antivirus Software - What it is made up of (software, engine,
DAT/signature files), how to install, how to configure, how to update,
and how to check to see if it is working
- Passwords - What is a good one, the difference between personal
and work passwords, and how to protect them
- Physical Security
- Social Engineering - What it is, how to recognize it, what to
do, and what NOT to do
- Browser Security
- Good Habits
Method of Instruction:
Observation of students during the course