Computer Network Security
1) Write about computer security affects YOU at school and in your personal life. You may be surprised at how many things you do that depend on some aspects of secure computer records and communications, like banking, grades, e-mail, timesheets, library, and movie rental records, and many more.
2) Go to the Web and find out about software and hardware that protect your computer and home network, respectively.
a. Find THREE different firewall software packages on the Web. A good place to start looking would be the sites that sell anti-virus software. Compare these software packages on price and features.
b. If you have a home network, look into hardware firewall options. How many different hardware firewalls can you find on the Web site of your favorite electronics retailer?