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    Cyber Security

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    What is cyber security? What do we need to know to keep us safe?

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    01 Aug 2018

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    What is cyber security? What do we need to know to keep us safe?
  • Are selfies a terrible thing?

    By Rose Capdevila, Dr Lisa Lazard

    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the...

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    18 Jun 2018

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    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the trend of arm's length self portraiture?
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    Gender, IT and economic growth

    By Dr Parvati Raghuram

    Does gender matter to the world's fastest growing economies? Parvati Raghuram explores how the labour driving many...

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    14 Jun 2018

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    Does gender matter to the world's fastest growing economies? Parvati Raghuram explores how the labour driving many Rising Powers is gendered.
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  • What are your views about technologies to support and assess writing skills?

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    We are inviting all students and professionals to present their views about technology-supported approaches to assessment in a two-step study.
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  • Someone’s attacking our connection to the internet - part one

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 May 2018
    The innocent blinking lights on your router in the corner might not be so innocent after all...
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    How you can be more secure than the President

    By Mike Richards

    To keep your digital world protected, you don't need to build a border wall - just follow some good security...

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    23 May 2018

  • How you can be more secure than the President

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    To keep your digital world protected, you don't need to build a border wall - just follow some good security housekeeping advice
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    23 May 2018

  • How to manage the digital-related stress of technology

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 May 2018
    How can we avoid the stress and anxiety associated with the digital age? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen give us five tips...
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  • Stress and anxiety in the digital age: The dark side of technology

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 May 2018
    What is it about new technology that is making many of us anxious and stressed? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen explore the top five stressors:
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  • Getting started with a Password Manager

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    Overwhelmed by having 12,345 different passwords? Time to get in a manager...
  • Avoid being held to ransom by SamSam

    By Mike Richards

    The city of Atlanta was shut down by a ransomware attack - what should you do to avoid being a victim of similar...

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Avoid being held to ransom by SamSam

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Apr 2018
    The city of Atlanta was shut down by a ransomware attack - what should you do to avoid being a victim of similar attacks?

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    Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online

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    The impact of technology on children's physical activity

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    Computers and computer systems

    Computers and processors are ubiquitous in everyday life, and they're not only found in your PC. This free course, Computers and computer systems,...

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    Computers and processors are ubiquitous in everyday life, and they're not only...
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    Protocols in multi-service networks

    The internet, like the telephone system which preceded it, depends for its existence on communications networks. This free course, Protocols in...

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    The internet, like the telephone system which preceded it, depends for its...
  • An introduction to web applications architecture

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    This free course will teach you how to write your own computer programs, one line...
  • Internet of everything

    The internet of everything (IoE) is the networked connection of people, process, data and things. As more people, data and things come online, we...

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    The internet of everything (IoE) is the networked connection of people, process,...
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    The digital scholar

    Digital scholarship is a shorthand for the intersection of three technology related developments: digital content, networked distribution and open...

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    Digital scholarship is a shorthand for the intersection of three technology...
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    IT in everyday life

    We now live in a global village where distance is no longer a barrier to commercial or social contact. This free course, IT in everyday life, will...

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    We now live in a global village where distance is no longer a barrier to...
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