CNT 50 & CIS 65 Assignments


CNT 50 & CIS 65 Intro into Desktop Operating Systems

Assignments

Submit assignments via email to the instructor

Assignment 1

Page 38, Lab Project 1.1

Assignment 2

Select and complete ONE of the projects on pages 81-82

Assignment 3

List 4 security features of Windows (7, 8, or 10) and describe them.

List 4 security features of Mac OSX and describe them.

List 4 security features of Linux (pick a distribution) and describe them.

List 4 security features of Android (A recent version) and describe them.

Email to Instructor.

Assignment 4

Lab Project 3.3, page 116

Email Instructor

Assignment 5

What are some of the different versions of Windows 10?

What are some of the new features in Windows 10?

Which version would you recommend for Las Positas College?

Which version would you recommend for a small business?

Which version would you select for your computer?

Resources

http://www.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/features

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/WindowsForBusiness/Compare

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/wiki/insider_wintp-insider_install/what-are-the-editions-of-windows-10-available/195a4038-c061-4902-bc2b-35922c9d41bc

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2015/05/13/introducing-windows-10-editions/

Assignment 6

Answer questions 1-15 on page 162-163

Assignment 7

Install Windows 7 (In class)

Assignment 8

Answer questions 1-15 on page 208-209

Assignment 9

Install Windows 8 (In class)

Assignment 10

Install Windows 10 (In Class)

Assignment 11

Answer Questions 1-15 on page 290-291

Assignment 12

Answer questions 1-15 on page 329-330

More to come

Extra Credit

1.) Watch the Snowden Movie and write a 2 paragraph review of the movie. Focus on the cyber security aspects of the movie. (This will replace one missed assignment or absence.)

2.) Write a cyber security awareness blog post on a topic of your choice. It should be 2 to 5 paragraphs. Topics should explain the problem and what people can do about it or what resources are available. (I will post your blog post here.) (This will replace one missed assignment or absence.)

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