Computer Security 101School is in session!
Computer security can be a difficult concept for many people. There are so many strange words and acronyms that it can seem like someone is talking a foreign language when they are discussing it.
The Free Computer Security 101 Class will help you understand. The lessons begin by explaining what some of those terms and acronyms mean. If you understand what they mean and how they're used with your computer and the Internet, then you can also understand the problems they cause and what you need to do to protect yourself.
The Free Computer Security 101 Class will also cover many of the attacks and vulnerabilities to watch out for and the common defense mechanisms like antivirus software and firewalls.
This is a 10-day class followed by a Final Exam. You will receive the first lesson as soon as you sign up, and the other nine lessons and the Final Exam around 8am ET the next ten days.
This class is intended for people with no knowledge of computer information security. You do not need to have any prerequisite class or prior understanding to take this course.
There are a few things you should be aware of before you sign up for the Computer Security 101 class:
Have fun and learn a lot!
Is your email box being filtered for spam? Don't let your newsletters end up in the trash. To ensure that you receive your mailings, please configure your spam filters to bypass any messages with a from address that ends in "about.com" (ex: email@example.com). For more detailed information, please see our Email GuideSite.