Foundations of Computer Security

An overview of the history and fundamentals of computer security. Explore security best practices, policies, the different threats you might face, and common resources you can use to keep your infrastructure safe.

About the Talk

This is the first talk in a series of Tech Talks from DigitalOcean around Computer Security titled Foundations of Computer Security. This talk will walk you through the fundamentals of computer security, from its history, to common threats you may face, to recommended practices to keep you safe.

What You’ll Learn

You’ll learn why we need 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

Presentation Slides

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