Coding & Tech
Understanding Computer Viruses
Introduction to understanding computer viruses, malware, phishing, and antivirus solutions.
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This class is a introductory look at the concepts of malware and viruses. We will walk through the concepts of what malware is, how it works, and how you can protect yourself by practicing "safe computing". Concepts explored: What is a virus What can viruses do What is malware What is phishing How do these things spread How to detect and remove How to prevent attacks Discussion of anti-virus protection options How do viruses affect different systems Class will be a combination of...
I have been in the computer industry since the early 70s, and over that time have watched as well as participated in technology from old to new. I have actually developed some commercial security software and hold a patent about computer security (encryption). This gives me a very broad view of the concepts from hardware to software to user involvement. My goal is to pass along these 4+ decades of experience to the next generation in a way that is fun, effective, and memorable.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Build the foundation - understanding the practical side of life
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3109 total reviews
2078 completed classes
Learning facts and skills is definitely important, but an often missed but critical piece of education is understanding the foundation. Without a proper understanding of the underlying principles of "how something works," the collection of facts...