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Introduction to Computers and Operating Systems and Security
Microsoft

Introduction to Computers and Operating Systems and Security

This course is part of Microsoft Cybersecurity Analyst Professional Certificate

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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14 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • How to identify various components of a computer system.

  • How to explain the way in which computer components interact with an operating system.

  • How to describe the basics of the cybersecurity landscape.

  • How to describe various business computing environments.

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11 quizzes, 4 assignments

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

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Beginner level

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14 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, computer basics are explained, including hardware and operating systems. You will also learn where threats to cybersecurity can originate in the computing landscape, and cover a broad overview of how these threats can result in a security breach.

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10 videos15 readings4 quizzes1 assignment2 discussion prompts

In this module we consider servers, storage and backups, computing environments, and the process of maintenance and patching, in the context of enterprise systems and security.

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7 videos8 readings3 quizzes1 assignment1 discussion prompt

This Module provides an introduction to software in the business context that facilitates the performance of various tasks, enhancing productivity.

What's included

9 videos10 readings4 quizzes1 assignment1 discussion prompt

This module provides a recap of the course.

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2 videos2 readings1 assignment1 discussion prompt

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