Foundations of Computer Security


Why we need computer security, what types of attacks you may face, and some general recommended practices and policies to keep you secure.

This Talk is Designed For
– Anyone who’s new to security or wants a refresher on common security concepts
– Beginners of all paths: SysAdmins, Founders, CTOs, DevOps engineers

Agenda
00:00 Introduction
01:43 Webinar goals
03:00 History of the internet & computer security
14:57 Common security threats
34:27 Common security practices
55:00 Q&A

Resources
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tech_talks/foundations-of-computer-security

About the Presenter
Mason Egger (@masonegger) is currently a Developer Advocate at DigitalOcean, specializing in cloud infrastructure, distributed systems, and Python. Prior to his work at DigitalOcean, he was an SRE (Site Reliability Engineer), helping build and maintain a highly available hybrid multi-cloud PaaS. He is an avid programmer, speaker, educator, and writer/blogger. He is a maintainer of the DigitalOcean Terraform provider and contributes to random open source projects here and there. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, camping, kayaking, and exploring new places.

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Duration: 01:04:26
Publisher: DigitalOcean
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