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Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Security and Privacy


Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Security and Privacy
Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Security and Privacy

Gain a good knowledge of how to protect your computer effectively


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Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Security and Privacy Course
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Course Description

It's easy to use a computer safely and responsibly if you know how. The fourth module of the free online course Microsoft Digital Literacy will help you gain confidence in computing by explaining the risks and threats to computer security and privacy so that you can understand and prevent them.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will learn the most important principles that need to be considered to avoid threats to your computer. You will know the measures to take to protect your computer. You will gain a good knowledge of the best practices for securing online transactions. You will learn how to keep you computer up-to-date. You will be more aware of copyright violation and legal concerns.


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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 77 reviews
Course Title: Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Security and Privacy
Course #: 106
Course Publisher: Microsoft
Course Category: 1
Content Origin: Microsoft
Course Description: It's easy to use a computer safely and responsibly if you know how. The fourth module of the free online course Microsoft Digital Literacy will help you gain confidence in computing by explaining the risks and threats to computer security and privacy so that you can understand and prevent them.
License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 20 January 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio: Low
Audio Only: Medium
Animation: Medium
Assessments: No
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: No
Parchment: No
Framed Certification: No

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  • Anna Gracella Olalia
    Anna Gracella Olalia Macau comprehensive and detailed 2014-11-05 01:11:01
  • Anna Gracella Olalia
    Anna Gracella Olalia Macau Detailed and comprehensible 2014-08-09 15:08:12
  • Imran Jamal
    Imran Jamal Tanzania interesting course, easy to learn. Teaches all the basics of computer security. Recommended for all who would like to learn about computer security and privacy basics 2014-04-15 07:04:04
  • maha el  ansary
    maha el ansary Egypt It is useful one 2014-03-30 13:03:47
  • Othman Khoja
    Othman Khoja Morocco Course Module: Microsoft DL - Computer Security and Privacy Course Topic: Module Summary Comment: Thanks Alison for another informative topic. Enjoyed it. 2013-06-02 00:06:42
  • Samuel Mutebi
    Samuel Mutebi Uganda Course Module: Microsoft DL - Computer Security and PrivacyCourse Topic: Course InformationComment: The course is very good over veiw on the computer security and privacy ,, The only thing if they can make it more detailed it will be very good 2013-05-15 12:05:03
  • Curtis Parfitt-Ford
    Curtis Parfitt-Ford United Kingdom Course Module: Microsoft DL - Computer Security and Privacy
    Course Topic: 5.2 Copyright Violation and Prevention
    Comment: Great course from Microsoft! Recommend to anyone with a passing interest in computer security. 2012-12-01 17:12:23
  • Cecil Bowman
    Cecil Bowman United States of America Course Module: Microsoft DL - Computer Security and Privacy
    Course Topic: Self Test
    Comment: How to protect your computer system from attack by outsiders. 2012-08-16 19:08:53
  • Mostafa Raihani
    Mostafa Raihani Canada Course Module: Microsoft DL - Computer Security and Privacy
    Course Topic: Self Test
    Comment: how do i get the certificates? 2012-03-18 06:03:23
  • Joe  Cooper
    Joe Cooper Liberia this course is an eye opener.I learn a lot of things that i did not know before. 2011-08-05 11:08:48
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