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- Available Lessons: 131
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1What is Computer Security? - Definition & Basics
Course SummaryUse this collection of lessons to broaden your knowledge of information and computer security, including industry basics, security threats and breaches, encryption, and more. Brought to you by field experts, these lessons address the critical topics in computer security to help you quickly understand complex topics to help you advance in your current position or prepare for a new job.
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These information and computer security training lessons guide you through major concerns and procedures related to data security, as well as the latest forms of security-based technology. The course has been divided into individual chapters, and each chapter contains several brief lessons that break down these vital security topics. Although each lesson can be completed in usually less than 10 minutes, all of our lessons are packed with industry-specific vocabulary words, definitions, informative visual aids, and real-world examples. This course can help you gain important practical skills in the field of computer security, which can help you with future employment or your current position.
The lessons offered in this course teach you how to do the following:
- Describe the essential functions of computer security
- Identify the basics of information security
- Analyze typical information security threats
- Check out data breaches and how to handle them
- Define the fundamentals of the encryption process
- Compare different types of encryption
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