Malware Protection

Credits LevelUp Last Updated 2016-05

This section contains training modules related to protecting devices and data from malicious software (malware), and practices which training participants can adopt to lessen their exposure to it. Topics addressed include what malware is, how devices can become exposed to it, and how to mitigate the risks malware poses.

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Resources

Safer Software Updating

This fundamental level module addresses habits and practices for more safely downloading and updating software on a device. As this module includes tasks to download and install software, it is recommended that the trainer confirm prior to class that the websites featured in these activities are unfiltered and genuine.

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Using Antivirus Tools

This fundamental level module addresses the basics of what malware is, how user devices can become exposed to it, and how to mitigate the risks that malware poses through safe behaviors, basic practices, and informed use of antivirus software.

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