Windows Accounts & Firewall Lessons

 

Time

Description
   

14:18

What is a Firewall and Why Are They So Very Important

This lesson explains exactly what a firewall is (not to be confused with firewire) and why it is so critical for you to not just be using one, but the *right* one. Will help you understand this important concept with a very simple explanation that will make a lot of sense
   
Windows Update
  

14:57

Windows Updates (Windows XP)

Shows you how to install Windows updates and explains why they’re critical to protecting your PC
   

 

2:56

Windows Updates
(newer version)


Shows you how to install Windows updates and explains why they’re critical to protecting your PC

   
Windows Accounts
  
  

In my Secrets of Computer Security audio, I give a few reasons why you should have at least one additional account on your computer, both for convenience as well as for some important security reasons. The following two videos show you how to create a new account on your computer, and make sure it’s set up the right way.

One version is for Windows XP, the other for newer versions of Windows, but you might want to watch the XP one first even if you use a newer version of Windows since it explains the concepts in more detail

   

 

19:33

Windows Accounts and Passwords
(Windows XP)


Covers how to protect yourself and your computer by creating a password, plus several options to make the information on your computer more private and secure from people who have physical access to your PC
   

 

14:54

Windows Accounts and Passwords
(newer version)

Covers how to protect yourself and your computer by creating a password, plus several options to make the information on your computer more private and secure from people who have physical access to your PC