Introduction to PC Security

Learn why you’re at risk and what you can do to protect your precious personal and business data from the outside world. This course will quickly bring you up to speed on the fundamentals of PC and network security.

You will understand and explore the vulnerability of operating systems, software, and networks. Then, you will get into the minds of hackers and crackers, developing an understanding of the exploits they use to access your computer without your knowledge. You will find out why, where and how viruses, worms, and blended threats are created. You will learn a safe way to hand

Duration: 3 Months

  • Details
    • Learn to assess your own risk on your computer or network
    • Learn the weak links of security in software and operating systems
    • Learn to protect your network from hackers
    • Learn priceless information on protecting your computer and keep personal data private
    • Learn to build a firewall
    • Learn to set up your own Virtual Private Network
  • Course Outline

    Introduction to PC Security
    Your PC and Network
    PCs, Networks, and Software Demystified
    Viruses, Worms, Blended Threats, and More
    The Family of Malware
    Exploits and Vulnerabilities
    Network Attacks
    Everything You Wanted to Know About Firewalls (Part One)
    Everything You Wanted to Know About Firewalls (Part Two)
    Laptops, Notebooks, Netbooks, and Wireless Networking
    Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
    Changing Face of Security

  • Requirements


    A familiarity with general computing terminology, an understanding of any operating system you are using (Mac, Windows, or Linux) and an ability to locate programs and change settings.


    Hardware Requirements:

    • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

    Software Requirements:

    • PC: Windows XP or later.
    • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
    • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
    • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
    • Applications must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


    • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Course Fee: USD 120Now available at Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakstan and Sri Lanka

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