Digital Security Awareness, Part 3 of 4: Protection
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Digital Security Awareness, Part 3 of 4: Protection

LearnNow Online
Updated May 27, 2024
Course Description

Course description

This course will explore types of security threats, both digital and physical. It starts with protecting digital information and then types of malware such as viruses, worms, trojans and phishing. It will finish with Storage and Backups.

Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.


Meet the expert

Kenneth Mayer

As a certified Microsoft Instructor, Ken has focused his career on various security aspects of computer and network technology since the early 1980s. He has offered a wide variety of IT training and high level consulting projects for Fortune 500 companies globally. Through the course of his extensive career, he has taught a full line of Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, and other high level IT Security curricula.

 

Video Runtime

102 Minutes

Time to complete

122 Minutes

 

Course Outline

Protection and Malware

Protecting Digital Information Part 1 (30:06)

  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Protecting Digital Information (02:14)
  • Types of Backups (05:24)
  • Backup Strategies (04:25)
  • What to Backup (02:27)
  • Store Backups (02:07)
  • Where to Store Backups (02:26)
  • How to Perform Backups (02:21)
  • Demo: Backup Windows (04:23)
  • Virtualization Solutions (03:55)
  • Summary (00:08)

Protecting Digital Information Part 2 (28:06)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Commonly-Used Programs (01:37)
  • Backup Management Practices (03:21)
  • Passwords (04:51)
  • Demo: Hash Cracking (05:22)
  • Password Management (04:48)
  • Password Management (Cont.) (01:55)
  • Length and Complexity (01:12)
  • Password Management (Cont. Again) (01:30)
  • AAA (03:08)
  • Summary (00:08)

Malware Part 1 (25:51)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Introduction (00:35)
  • Basic Definitions (07:04)
  • What to Look for (05:41)
  • How You Can Get Infected (03:42)
  • Software Detection (08:31)
  • Summary (00:08)

Malware Part 2 (18:55)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Hardware Detection (02:16)
  • Cloud Detection (03:32)
  • Know the Extensions (03:23)
  • Demo: Understanding File Extensions (06:37)
  • What to Install (02:48)
  • Summary (00:08)