Security and Protection in Computer Environments

Description Cybersecurity is a big issue for computer users. There are many people looking to steal or damage programs and data on others’ systems. It’s imperative for all computer users to protect their systems in as many ways as possible. Write a 5- to 6-page, APA-formatted paper (1250 to 1750 words) pertaining to computer operating environments and how they can be protected. Use the Additional Readings for some of your information. Points to address include the following: *IP Packets and how they are filtered *What a VPN is and why it’s important *How the major firewall types function *Data encryption *User authentication