How to Protect Your Computer from Viruses [Tutorial]

Did you know that an average of 82,000 new malware strains were formed each day in 2013? This number is an all-time high, according to the 2013 Annual Report released from Panda Security.

This means it’s more important than ever to protect your computer from viruses, which is exactly what this episode of our Tech Tutorial Series will demonstrate. This information is crucial for keeping your device running smoothly and securing your personal information.

Ron Cervantes, information technology instructor for the Rasmussen College School of Technology, will provide you with some handy tips and tricks that will help you mitigate your risk of acquiring a virus. Be sure to check out other videos in our Tech Tutorial Series!


If you’re interested in battling the cybercriminals behind these viruses, learn more about careers in information security!

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