Computer System Protection - Advanced Methods
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Computer System Protection - Advanced Methods

Anti-Hacking, Anti-Virus, Passwords, Privacy and Other Strategies to Protect Your Computer
4.4 (307 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
5,779 students enrolled
Created by Dan Grijzenhout
Last updated 9/2017
Current price: $20 Original price: $65 Discount: 69% off
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
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  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Increase the security of their computer and better protect their data
  • Implement strategies to help protect against hackers, viruses, and other external threats
  • Know how to increase the privacy of their computers, their data and where they go on the Internet
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  • 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

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.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course will help any person wanting to better protect his or her computer against hackers and viruses
Curriculum For This Course
An Overview to Computer Intrusion and Protection
2 Lectures 07:41

Provides an introduction to this course.

Preview 02:12

This lecture provides the student with an overview of today's electronic and Internet landscape with respect to protecting your computer's content and operation.  The lecture looks at both home computers and networked business computers and the vulnerabilities we all face from hackers and those maliciously constructing and deploying viruses.

Preview 05:29
Protecting Your Computer and Online Experiences
6 Lectures 44:20

This lecture discusses things you can do "password related" that can help you protect your computer and the websites you visit online where you use passwords to access and/or post content related to you.

Preview 07:27

Learn the key differences between defending against hacking intrusions and virus intrusions to your computer. This lecture helps you understand the differences between the two and why you have to defend against them differently.

Anti-Hacking vs Anti-Virus Protection - Understanding the Difference

This lecture discusses the importance of anti-virus software and the related strategies you should employ to protect yourself electronically against attempts created by externals to try and damage your computer systems.

Anti-Virus Software - Importance and Strategies

This lecture discusses things hackers do to attack both networked business systems and websites and also to attack personal computers.  It goes further to discuss what anti-hacking software can do to help protect people and also how you can update settings within your own control panel to help minimize external intrusion risk.

Computer Hacking Methods and Protection

This lecture discusses a number of general strategies you should consider employing to protect your computer against both the threats of hacking and importation of viruses.

General Computer Protection Strategies to Employ

Updating your privacy settings on Windows 10 will help you protect your computer against intrusion and will help conserve the power of your PC.  Check out how to increase your privacy settings in this video.

Windows 10 - Updating Your Privacy Settings
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About the Instructor
Dan Grijzenhout
3.7 Average rating
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16,321 Students
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35+ Years of Consulting and Entrepreneurial Expertise!

About Dan Grijzenhout: For close to thirty years, Dan has been a professional business and information systems consulting professional working to executive levels for both private and public sector organizations globally, a number of which were "Fortune" level enterprises. Dan has founded, operated and sold an online global payment services company that moves millions of dollars on behalf of its 100,000 plus account holders annually; he has been interviewed on the show "World Business Review" by former head of NATO and Secretary of State, General Alexander Haig, for his work in advanced digital and online telecommunications services and nation-wide online and card based "Loyalty" programs; and now works at writing and building training programs to share his years of experience with others interested in online entrepreneurship.

Social Media Marketing, Content Creation and Authorship: During the past few years, Dan has focused nearly all his time and energy on designing and building online marketing systems and social media marketing platforms. In fact, Dan recently completed a two year project as the project manager and chief architect to build a marketing system used by several major airlines, travel agencies and Fortune Level manufacturing corporations. Dan has written, self-published and self-marketed five books now being sold through Amazon Kindle and Create Space; he has written and published over 40 published social media related training/learning articles, and has created over 100 training videos and knowledge enhancing video podcasts.

He has gained expertise in many online content creation tool-sets including the full suite of Adobe Creative tools and Adobe Dreamweaver for website development; video and audio editing software; 3rd party social media related website services and content creation partners; and most main-stream social communication platforms including Facebook and Facebook business pages, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus, Reddit, Goodreads, Amazon Author Central, LinkedIn, Ezine Articles Publishing, Amazon-Kindle Book Publishing, Amazon Create Space and more. On these social media platforms, Dan has now amassed over 15,000 followers and subscribers and more are following him daily.