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Network Server Security - Protecting the Server and Client Computers Course


Network Server Security - Protecting the Server and Client Computers
Network Server Security - Protecting the Server and Client Computers

Learn about securing your computer network servers and clients from external threats.


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Course Description

In this free online course Network Server Security - Protecting the Server and Client Computers you will be introduced to securing your computer network. You will learn about firewalls and protocols to help protect your system. You will learn about malicious software that will attack your computer/network. You will learn about protecting your computer from malicious software.

The course begins by introducing you to firewalls in a computer system and/or network. You will learn about Open system interconnection model and its levels. You will learn about the different types of firewalls. You will learn about different network access methods and technologies to help secure them. You will learn about traps for hackers and isolating computer from the network with VLANs. You will learn about different protocols for securing communications within and outside the network.

Next, you will be introduced to different malicious software that will attack your computer/network. You will learn about malware, viruses, worm and more. You will learn about protecting your computer/network from malicious software. You will learn about what you could do to protect your email from spam and malicious intent. You will learn about internet explorer’s security features and how they can help protect your system.

This course would be of great interest to those who wish to further their knowledge of network and server security.

Perquisites: The learner will need to have completed the course Introduction to Computer Network Security.

CERTIFICATION

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Having completed this course you will be able to:
- List the different firewall types.
- Discuss different network access methods and isolation methods.
- Describe different protocols for network security.
- Identify different threats to your computer, and/or network such as malware, worms, rootkits etc.
- Explain how you can protect your computer and/or network from different threats.
- Describe how to use Internet Explorers security features.

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Course Title: Network Server Security - Protecting the Server and Client Computers
Course #: 1080
Course Publisher: Channel 9
Course Category: 1
Content Origin:
Course Description: In this free online course Network Server Security - Protecting the Server and Client Computers you will be introduced to securing your computer network. You will learn about firewalls and protocols to help protect your system. You will learn about malicious software that will attack your computer/network. You will learn about protecting your computer from malicious software.

The course begins by introducing you to firewalls in a computer system and/or network. You will learn about Open system interconnection model and its levels. You will learn about the different types of firewalls. You will learn about different network access methods and technologies to help secure them. You will learn about traps for hackers and isolating computer from the network with VLANs. You will learn about different protocols for securing communications within and outside the network.

Next, you will be introduced to different malicious software that will attack your computer/network. You will learn about malware, viruses, worm and more. You will learn about protecting your computer/network from malicious software. You will learn about what you could do to protect your email from spam and malicious intent. You will learn about internet explorer’s security features and how they can help protect your system.

This course would be of great interest to those who wish to further their knowledge of network and server security.

Perquisites: The learner will need to have completed the course Introduction to Computer Network Security.
License: This course is available from Channel 9 OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 6th February 2017
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Third Level
Validation: Level 6
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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