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Internet Security Course


Course
Jamie Pollock

Stay safe with this internet security class for home users. Recognize fake emails & support popups, create & save strong passwords, prevent malware and viruses.

Course Description

Stay safe while using your Apple devices. Malware and fake support pop-ups & emails have become a regular part of using a computer and the Internet these days. In this class for beginners and seniors, we will have a frank discussion about security concerns and how to protect yourself from modern day threats.

Instructional Level

Beginner through Advanced 

Course Length

1 hour

Course Credits

1 CPE, Certificate of Completion

Prerequisites 

  • No prerequisite knowledge needed.

Who should take this class?

  • Everyone who surfs the web for information or entertainment.

What You’ll Learn 

  • The difference between viruses and malware
  • How to recognize fake emails
  • How to recognize fake support websites
  • Which security threats are real, and which are hype
  • How to create secure passwords
  • How to keep track of your passwords securely
  • What to do if you receive an email you’re not sure about

     

 

Here is the course outline:

1. Download the Handout

Download the handout that goes with the course.

Download the handout here

2. Watch the Video: Internet Security Concerns

Stay safe while using your Apple devices. Malware and fake support pop-ups & emails have become a regular part of using a computer and the Internet these days. In this class for the home user, we will have a frank discussion about security concerns and how to protect yourself from modern day threats.

Staying Safe While Surfing the Web

3. Take the Participation Quiz

Take this quiz to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Pass the quiz with an 80% or higher to complete the Course, earn your Certificate, and win points!

Participation Quiz Completion requirement

Completion

The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise Credit Certificate
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