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Lesson 3; Computer Protection

Protect your computer.
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Backup
(computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device
Data theft
occurs when older systems are discarded and the data Is not deleted.
Encryption
A secureprocess for keeping confidential information private.
Humidity
The amount of water in the air
Power spikes
Short, fast transfers of electrical voltage, current, or energy.
Surge suppressor
Can protect against power spikes.
Uninterruptible power supply (UPS)
An external device that provides electrical power when normal power is interrupted
Driver
Instructs the operating system on how to operate specific hardware.
Ping
Command to test connectivity and isolate hardware problems and any mismatched configurations.