10 weeks
1 session per week
3.5 hours per session
35 total hours


Everything you need to know about protecting computers, networks, programs, data, and financial information from unauthorized access.

Recommended Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of computers.



Foundation of Security

  • Essential Terminologies
  • Potential Losses Due to Security Attacks

Securing Operating Systems

  • Threats to System Security
  • Guidelines for Windows OS Security

Protecting System Using Antiviruses

  • How Does Antivirus Software Work?
  • Steps to Install Antivirus on Your Computer

Data Back UP

  • Online Backup Service Providers
  • Back Up the Data Using Windows Backup

Internet Security Settings

  • Understanding Cookies
  • Risks Involved Online

Securing Online Transactions

  • Online Shopping
  • Trustworthy and Untrustworthy Websites

Securing Email Communications

  • Email Security Treats
  • Email Security Procedures

Social Engineering and Identity Theft

  • Protecting from Identity Theft
  • What to Do if Identity is Stolen?

Security on Social Networking Sites

  • Security Risks Involved in Social Networking Sites
  • Facebook Privacy Settings

Securing Mobile Devices

  • Mobile Device Security Risks
  • Threats to Bluetooth Devices

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