Protecting Computer Systems

If you want to access a bank locker or your safe deposit box you’ll be asked to provide identification.

This helps ensure that no one else is able to access your valuables.

You can also implement various security measures to minimise threats to your computer and the data stored on it.

This lesson introduces you to some techniques that will help you to protect your operating system, software and data on your computer.

On completion of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Identify guidelines for protecting your computer.
  • Identify best practices for securing online and network transactions.
  • Identify measures for securing e-mail and instant messaging transactions.

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