Digital Communications Security

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Virus Protection
Virus protection software is designed to prevent viruses, worms and Trojan horses from getting onto a computer as well as remove any malicious software code that has already infected a computer.
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Prevention Methods
Virus protection, Firewalls, Backing up data on an LAN and a stand- alone computer.
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Firewall
A system designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network. Firewalls can be implemented in both hardware and software, or a combination of both.
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Usernames and Passwords
A password is unique to a person. A user name is a name used to gain access to a computer system.
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Backing up Data
Taking a second copy of the data so that if the original copy gets corrupted then the backup is still available. Normally backup onto either hard disk or removable storage.
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Virus protection, Firewalls, Backing up data on an LAN and a stand- alone computer.

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Prevention Methods

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A system designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network. Firewalls can be implemented in both hardware and software, or a combination of both.

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A password is unique to a person. A user name is a name used to gain access to a computer system.

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Card 5

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Taking a second copy of the data so that if the original copy gets corrupted then the backup is still available. Normally backup onto either hard disk or removable storage.

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