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Module 1: Computer Security and Privacy

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Introduction to Computer Security and Privacy
* Lesson 1 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SECURITY AND PRIVACY
LESSON INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES [1] Introduction to
Computer Security and Privacy

[Introduction to Computer Security and Privacy]

Lesson Introduction
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You store your important documents, such as your tax papers, securely so
that they are not damaged or lost. You also ensure that no one has access
to them without your permission.

If you use computers regularly, you may have a lot of information stored
on the computer. This information may be in form of tax details, personal
letters, or business correspondence. You need to ensure that this
information is not viewed by other people without your permission. You also
need to protect this information from getting damaged.

In this lesson, you will explore the need for protecting your computer
hardware, software, and electronic data from damage, loss, and theft. You
will also learn about the various solutions and devices that you can use to
protect the data on your computer.Lesson Objectives
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After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

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Explain computer security and privacy.
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Identify natural threats to your computer.
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Identify measures to protect your computer against natural threats.
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Identify threats to your computer from human actions.
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Identify measures to protect your computer against threats from human
actions.



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