This is the ability to protect hardware, software and the data within an IT system against theft, malfunction and unauthorised access. This unit is about the skills and knowledge needed by the IT User to identify day-to-day security risks and the laws and guidelines that affect the use of IT; and use simple methods to protect software and personal data (eg risks from people getting access to it who are not authorised, from viruses or from hardware not working properly).
Added August 2018
This course is delivered over 10 weeks at two hours per week. Assessment includes a portfolio of work
Agored Optimising IT System Performance Level 2 or Agored Computer Networking Basics Level 2
Student should have a suitable storage device for their work