No security feature can be considered 100% effective. Learn how to evaluate risks based on how likely it is for your device or your data to be stolen. In this video, explore the balance between convenience and security.
- [Instructor] Setting up complete, impenetrable security…is incredibly difficult, if not impossible.…There are several measures that you can take…to protect yourself on your phone, tablet…or even on your desktop computer…which we will discuss in this course,…but these techniques are not absolutely 100% perfect.…If somebody asked me what they should do…to guarantee that their car is never stolen,…I would not be able to answer that question.…There are several things you can do…from locking your car doors, to parking in a secure garage,…to removing parts of your engine…each time you park your car.…
Some of these things are easy,…and some are incredibly inconvenient.…Some will keep your car much more secure than others,…but if somebody is determined enough,…they can find a way around any of these precautions.…So when you think about risk…as it relates to your smartphone or tablet,…I want you to consider the following.…First, do you have a phone or tablet…that is popular and valuable?…Do people want to steal it?…Does your phone or tablet have a good resale price?…
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) is a PMI Registered Education Provider. This course qualifies for professional development units (PDUs). To view the activity and PDU details for this course, click here.
The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
- Use a password manager to maintain all of your passwords.
- Explain the benefits of using Activation Lock to protect your data.
- Cite the importance of keeping software updated.
- Configure Touch ID or Face ID.
- Demonstrate how to properly connect a device to an unfamiliar computer.
- Give examples of ways to create backup data.
- Use app privacy permissions to protect your data.