LLI 231 Digital Security & Privacy

Course Outline:

Everyone has created a digital footprint. Whether its your password, username, SSN, IP address, or your home address everyone has a digital identity. Protecting and controlling your digital identity starts with understanding what it is, and how you control its use and privacy in the digital world. This course is designed to provide you with the tools to secure and protect your digital identity and privacy in your daily life. .


Computer Basics, File Management Skills, or equivalent experience.

Required Textbook & Materials

  • None


Please bring a Flash Drive/Memory Stick 512MB or larger to class which will enable you to save your class work.

Meeting Information:

  • Days:   Wendesday
  • Dates:   03/28/18
  • Number of Sessions:   1
  • Time:   06:30 - 09:30 PM
  • Location:   Rockville - SB 117
  • Lesson Plan:

    • •  Course Introduction
    • •  What is Digital Security & Privacy?
    • •  How can I Protect my Digital Assets?
    • •  How can I Protect my Digital Identity?
    • •  How can I Protect my Digital Privacy?

    Class Exercises

    Please list the three most pressing questions you have concerning digital security or privacy.


    Support Links:

    Technical Terms, Jargon, Acronyms, and Abbreviations

    Digital Literacy Links

    Encryption Products and Services


    Encryption Software Tools 2018

    VPN Services

    Device Fingerprint Elimination


    Implementing DO-NOT-TRACK

    Implementing Anonymous Searching

    Destroying Tracking Cookies

    Disable Third-Party Cookies

    Destroying Click-Stream Data

    Password Policies

    Cyber Insurance

    Google Deatomization Tools

    Privacy Apps

    Secure Email Services

    Credit Monitoring and Freeze

    Dark Web Scan

    PC Magizine "Best of"

    Cloud Storage

    Robocall Blocker Apps

    iOS & Android



    Colleges and Universities