Computer Security Made Easy
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Computer Security Made Easy

Learn about computer attack types, security software, computer physical security, computer recovery and more!
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Created by Dennis Shats
Last updated 6/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 37 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Identify computer threats
  • Protect their computers by bolstering its security
  • Respond and fix malware infections on your computer
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Requirements
  • Students should be able to use a computer at a beginner level
Description

Have your computer ever been infected by a virus?  Or maybe a hacker stole your user name and password to a critical site such as Email or even bank account? Or maybe your computer was stolen and now your data is in a thief's hands? This course will help you not only protect your computer but to know what to do if the disaster strikes!  By taking our course, you will learn how to:

  • Recognize malicious software and hacker attacks
  • Understand and properly choose security software for your computer
  • Protect your computer from theft and loss 
  • Recover your computer if it is infected

and even more important topics to know so you don't have to fall prey to hackers and malicious software, such as viruses, spyware, adware and even ransomware!  Feel free to take a look at our promotional video to get more information about our course and become prepared and protected in today's diverse computer world.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who want to protect or bolster their computer security
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Curriculum For This Course
40 Lectures
02:42:51
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Introduction
1 Lecture 03:17
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Attack Types
8 Lectures 12:36




Malware
00:16

Free Wi-Fi Attack
01:17

Phishing and Spear Phishing Attacks
03:07

Road Apple Attack
00:56
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Computer Security Software and Awareness
8 Lectures 34:55
Introduction
00:23


Firewall
01:59

SPAM
02:52

Security Software Packages
14:48

Password Managers
01:45

Private VPN Solutions
03:35

Security Awareness
04:54
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Physical Security
7 Lectures 31:45
Introduction
00:38


BIOS Password
09:27

Full-Disk Encryption
01:47

Theft Recovery Software
01:53

Fingerprint Scanners
01:07

Protecting Flash Drives
14:53
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Removing Viruses and Malware
9 Lectures 01:02:16
Introduction
00:49


Windows Task Manager
02:33

Checking Startup Folder
00:54

MSCONFIG Utility
01:18

MalwareBytes scanning and removal
15:33

Cloud Scanning and Removal
06:55

Windows Backup
12:20

Alternative Backup Solutions
20:34
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Responding to Physical Computer Failure
6 Lectures 17:22
Introduction
00:39

Computer Manufacturer Warranty
04:06

Extended Warranty
04:52


Data Restoration Services
01:37

Preparing for Physical Computer Failure
03:19
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:40
Conclusion
00:40
About the Instructor
Dennis Shats
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Senior Technical Instructor

I am a technical trainer with over 15 years of experience in teaching Technical Certifications, such as CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ and other technical and end-user software. I teach for living, and love to make my classes entertaining and engaging.  While working for New Horizons training center I received an award for being in top 10 instructors out of 2500 instructors worldwide.  Thank you for your time reading my biography and hope you attend my classes!