Digital Security & Safety

Categories: Digital Citizenship
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About Course

The module will address the precautions that all technology users must take to guarantee their personal safety and the security of their network while also protecting others.

What Will You Learn?

  • Understand how to create strong passwords and 2-factor authentication.
  • Understand what a firewall is: how to activate it, block/ unblock.
  • Understand the risks of using public computers/networks.
  • Understand the different types of Malware.
  • Understand how to install and use Antimalware software.
  • Understand how to act and respond to Phishing.
  • Identify security issues related to mobile phones, including personal information compromised if a phone is lost or stolen.
  • Safe online behaviour.
  • Protection of personal information online.

Course Content

Introduction to the Module

  • Module 8: Overview
  • Module 8: Pre-assessment quiz

Learning Outcomes

Topic 1: Technology protection and measures

Topic 2: Risks of malware, spyware and adware

Topic 3: Social Media Security

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