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Network Server Security - Protecting the Server and Client Computers

  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • In this free online course Network Server Security - Protecting the Server and Client Computers you will be introduced to practices and procedures for securing your computer network.

    The course begins by introducing you to firewalls in a computer system and/or network. You will learn about the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and its seven layers. The course then teaches you about the different types of firewalls. You will learn about different network access methods and technologies to help secure them. You will also be introduced to traps for hackers and isolating computers 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 can attack your computer/network. You will learn about malware, viruses, worms and more. The course teaches you about protecting your computer/network from malicious software, and what you can 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 will be of great interest to those who wish to further their knowledge of network and server security.

  • 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.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

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

  • 2-3 Hours

  • Channel 9

  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • 50 Pts

Modules List( 3 )
  • Network Server Security - Protecting Server and Cl...
  • Module
    1
    Understanding Network Security
    • In this module you will be introduced 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.
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Firewalls
    • Network Access and Isolation Protection
    • Protocol and Wireless Network Security
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Protecting the Server and Client
    • In this module 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.
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Protecting Your Computer from Malware
    • Protecting the Client Computer, Email and Server
    • Securing Internet Explorer
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 3: Network Server Security Assessment
    • You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
    • Network Server Security - Protecting Server and Client Computers Assessment
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