4.1 Introduction to information security and privacy protection

As a user of information technology, it is up to you to make sure that information that is important to you is not destroyed. Since there are many factors threatening information security, learning to recognize the factors will help you fight them. In this section, the following questions will be answered.

  • What is information security and why is it important?
  • What is protection of privacy and how can you affect your own privacy protection?
  • What are human and technical threats to information security?