- Duration: 1h 35m 47s
- Skill Level: Beginner
- Released: October 11, 2019
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Course detailsComputing and internet security are everyone's business, but it's especially critical for information technology specialists. Learning the core concepts of operating-system and network-level security helps avoid ongoing threats and eliminate system vulnerabilities. These topics are also key components of the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Security Fundamentals exam (98-367). This beginner-level, Windows-based course covers core security concepts and introduces risks such as social engineering, malware, and spyware as it prepares you for exam 98-367. IT Security Foundations series creator Lisa Bock also goes over some basic wireless security best practices, tips for beefing up browser security, and techniques for implementing encryption.
Tech savvy, tech safe
- [Lisa] Everyday we interact with our digital devices to shop, search, bank, and communicate with others. At the same time, we're faced with the threat of cyber attacks that can compromise our privacy and security. By reviewing the effects of malware on a system, we'll see some of the strategies malicious actors use to get into your system. Then we'll take a look at safe browsing techniques and help you decide what type of cookies to accept. We'll finish with an overview of mobile and wireless security and cover some best practices to secure your devices and applications. You'll have a better understanding of how to keep you and your family safe from cyber threats. Hello, I'm Lisa Bock, and I'm a security ambassador. Are you ready? Let's get started.
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