IT Professional Fundamentals: Security
Any aspiring computer technician must know how to implement security. This course will teach you all aspects of computer security, from physical and logical security concepts to the details of secure protocols, malware protection, and authentication.
What you'll learn
Aspiring computer technicians must be able to implement security, one of the most important concerns of any IT organization. In this course, IT Professional Fundamentals: Security, you’ll learn the fundamentals of all aspects of computer security. First, you’ll discover elements of physical security such as locks, badges, smartcards, and hardware tokens. Then, you’ll learn about secure authentication, “least privilege” protection, permissions, and encryption, with a focus on wireless security and malware prevention, including social engineering attacks such as phishing. Finally, you'll see the laundry list of best practices for securing workstations, mobile devices, and SOHO routers. When you’re finished with this course, you'll be well prepared to implement strong security measures in your organization and prevent the most common security threats from damaging your organization’s systems, data, and people.