CE/CPE Course Information

Information Technology: Computer File Storage and Systems Security

CPE Credits: 4
Subject Area: Consulting Services
Field of Study: Information Technology
Program Level: Intermediate
Lesson Version: 13-1
Publication/Revision Date: January 27, 2019
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: Experience or familiarity with computer file storage and systems security

After completing this course, you will be able to
  • Identify the basic aspects of computer data storage and file types
  • Differentiate the major file organization and access methods
  • Recognize features and advantages of a database management system (DBMS)
  • Recognize aspects of the two main transaction processing modes
  • Identify important components of contingency planning
  • Recognize features of the two main encryption methods
  • Recognize aspects of information protection
Course Topics
  1. Nature of Binary Data Storage
  2. Types of Data Files
  3. File Organization and Access Methods
  4. Database Management Systems
  5. Transaction Processing Modes
  6. Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  7. Encryption
  8. Information Protection

This self-study course consists of an Audiovisual presentation or a 20-question True/False Introductory quiz, a Knowledge Transfer Outline with multiple-choice questions for study and review, and a Qualified Assessment of 20 questions.

This course is designed for your convenience. You may log out at any time during the course; your current position and all work will be saved. The next time you log in, you can resume right where you logged off.

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