Intermediate 1 Internet Safety Skills Course Handbook by


Intermediate 1 Internet Safety Skills Course Handbook by

Written by the author of the course content, this handy A5 book addresses the new Intermediate 1 Internet Safety Qualification for reference throughout the course. It provides complete coverage of all the topics in both Areas of Study, addressing Knowledge and Understanding and Problem Solving elements and includes bespoke chapters on: Viruses, Malicious Software, Other Internet Threats, Internet Defences and Legal Aspects. Information is presented in full colour throughout, with screen-shots illustrating best safe practice within each topic area. Ideal as a reference tool for all students for safe and responsible use of the internet. Contents Introduction Chapter 1: Malicious Software * Computer viruses * Types of viruses * Trojans and worms * Image viruses * Screensaver viruses * Antivirus software * Virus hoaxes * Major virus attacks * Other malicious software Chapter 2: Other Internet Dangers * Hackers * Firewalls for protection * Phishing * Pharming * Identity theft * Cyberbullying * Grooming Chapter 3: Internet Defences * Social engineering * Passwords * Email encryption * Security suites * Proxy servers * Back-up/restore * Content filtering * Content rating Chapter 4: The Internet and the Law * Copyright * Downloading files * Digital rights management * Disability Discrimination Act * Data Protection Act 1998 * Other relevant laws * Online behaviour Glossary

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25th October 2007



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