1 hours



Any Level



Expected learning & outcomes

Through this course, you will learn how to:

Increase the security of your computer and better protect your data
Implement strategies to help protect against hackers, viruses, and other external threats
Know how to increase the privacy of your computer, your data and protect yourself while surfing the Internet

An Overview to Computer Intrusion and Protection
Protecting Your Computer and Online Experiences

Skills you'll master / acquire / learn


About this course

This course teaches the student advanced methods or steps that can be used to protect one's computer against malicious intrusion, either in the form of a hacking attempt or in the form of attacks by viruses. The course covers the following topics:

Terminology and types of hacker attacks taking place today
Password design and password strategies that can be used to protect you
Ways to protect your computer and its content through improved "privacy" settings
How to actually increase the Privacy Settings on your Windows 10 operating system
The difference between anti-hacking software and anti-virus software
The importance of anti-virus software
Best practices for using anti-virus software effectively
Once a student completes this course, he or she will have a much clearer understanding as to how intrusion attack attempts occur and how one can protect oneself against them.

Basic knowledge
A student should have a basic understanding of anti-virus software
A student should know how to get to the "Settings" area of their computer's "Control Panel" to make changes

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