Security Essentials

Security Essentials

Updated Sep 09, 2019

Course Overview 

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Each lesson takes on average 3-5 minutes to complete and the estimated full course duration is 3 - 4 hours. 

Target Audience  

This Security Essentials course covers the base modules of the ECDL program and are intended for anyone who needs to understand the concepts relating to the secure use of IT in daily life and the skills to maintain a safe and secure environment. It's suitable for complete beginners. 

Learning Objectives 

By the end of this course you will have learnt:  

  • A good understanding of Computers and Devices - hardware, memory, software and operating systems; Desktop settings - the taskbar, using Windows, switching between windows, installing and Uninstalling applications, language settings and screen capture.   

  • Outputs, such as opening and closing documents, entering and deleting text, saving, copying and moving text and previewing and printing documents.  

  • File Management, including explorer, creating folders, recycle bin, data storage, understanding compression.   

  • Networks including network access and concepts   

  • Security and Wellbeing including protection devices and data, malware, Green IT and accessibility.