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  • Can we overcome cyber-fatigue to secure ourselves online? Creative commons image Icon marwho under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Can we overcome cyber-fatigue to secure ourselves online?

    By Dr Richard Forno

    Richard Forno says focusing on short-term fixes might make us too exhausted to shape a long term solution to the...

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    24 Jan 2017

  • Can we overcome cyber-fatigue to secure ourselves online?

    Can we overcome cyber-fatigue to secure ourselves online? Creative commons image Icon marwho under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Jan 2017
    Richard Forno says focusing on short-term fixes might make us too exhausted to shape a long term solution to the challenges of cybersecurity.
  • Is Tinder changing the way the world dates? Creative commons image Icon @markheybo under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Is Tinder changing the way the world dates?

    By Livia Gerber

    Research suggests that - far from taking the anxiety out of dating - apps like Tinder introduce a new set of worries.

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    23 Jan 2017

  • Is Tinder changing the way the world dates?

    Is Tinder changing the way the world dates? Creative commons image Icon @markheybo under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jan 2017
    Research suggests that - far from taking the anxiety out of dating - apps like Tinder introduce a new set of worries.
  • What happens when you fall ill on a plane? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    What happens when you fall ill on a plane?

    If you get sick during a plane flight, the doctors treating you will most likely be thousands of miles away. 

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    16 Jan 2017

  • What happens when you fall ill on a plane?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jan 2017
    If you get sick during a plane flight, the doctors treating you will most likely be thousands of miles away. 
  • Fake news, filter bubbles and Facebook Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock

    Fake news, filter bubbles and Facebook

    By Dr Philip Seargeant, Dr Caroline Tagg

    Who's to blame for the rapid spread of fake news in social media site Facebook?

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    04 Jan 2017

  • Fake news, filter bubbles and Facebook

    Fake news, filter bubbles and Facebook Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2017
    Who's to blame for the rapid spread of fake news in social media site Facebook?
  • OpenLearn Live: 14th December 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Priwo

    OpenLearn Live: 14th December 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Why are decisions about oil production made in a country without a significant oil industry?; how Podesta's emails...

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    14 Dec 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 14th December 2016

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    Why are decisions about oil production made in a country without a significant oil industry?; how Podesta's emails were phished, and A poet reads her...
  • What is a password manager - and should I be using one? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: stevepb

    What is a password manager - and should I be using one?

    Password managers can make keeping track of your online security a little easier. But are the downsides to using them?

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    30 Nov 2016

  • What is a password manager - and should I be using one?

    What is a password manager - and should I be using one? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: stevepb
    Introductory level Updated 30 Nov 2016
    Password managers can make keeping track of your online security a little easier. But are the downsides to using them?
  • OpenLearn Live: 25th November 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

    OpenLearn Live: 25th November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Autumn on Mars; quantum computing; children caring for parents with Parkinsons. Learning and research from across the...

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  • OpenLearn Live: 25th November 2016

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    Autumn on Mars; quantum computing; children caring for parents with Parkinsons. Learning and research from across the day.
  • Why is the UK government proposing to bring 1950s values to online pornography? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: alex grichenko

    Why is the UK government proposing to bring 1950s values to online pornography?

    By Dr Samantha Pegg

    New proposals to outlaw material on the internet mean 1950s standards are going to be applied in 2016, explains Dr...

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    24 Nov 2016

  • Why is the UK government proposing to bring 1950s values to online pornography? Includes explicit content

    Why is the UK government proposing to bring 1950s values to online pornography? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: alex grichenko
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    New proposals to outlaw material on the internet mean 1950s standards are going to be applied in 2016, explains Dr Samantha Pegg. Note that this article...
  • OpenLearn Live: 23rd November 2016 Creative commons image Icon Chatham House under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 23rd November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    What's the Autumn Statement? Apollo 11's coder honoured. Plus learning & research from around the web across the...

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    23 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 23rd November 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 23rd November 2016 Creative commons image Icon Chatham House under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Updated 23 Nov 2016
    What's the Autumn Statement? Apollo 11's coder honoured. Plus learning & research from around the web across the day.
  • Attacked but not hacked: How secure was the US election? Creative commons image Icon US Embassy The Hague under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license

    Attacked but not hacked: How secure was the US election?

    By Dr Richard Forno

    Fears that hackers might try and alter figures at the ballot boxes were unfounded - but that doesn't mean the US...

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    14 Nov 2016

  • Attacked but not hacked: How secure was the US election?

    Attacked but not hacked: How secure was the US election? Creative commons image Icon US Embassy The Hague under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Nov 2016
    Fears that hackers might try and alter figures at the ballot boxes were unfounded - but that doesn't mean the US democratic process didn't come under exteme...

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  • Software and the law

    In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to software and its use, taking a global perspective. A major part of...

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  • Software and the law

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 12 Jan 2017
    In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to...
  • 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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    Level: 3 Advanced

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  • Protocols in multi-service networks

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    Advanced level Duration 30 hours Updated 30 Sep 2016
    The internet, like the telephone system which preceded it, depends for its...
  • 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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    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 30 Aug 2016
    The internet of everything (IoE) is the networked connection of people, process,...
  • Managing virtual project teams

    Many projects are now ‘virtual’, i.e. some or all of the team are located remotely and may be working in different time zones. The project manager...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    22 Aug 2016

  • Managing virtual project teams

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    Many projects are now ‘virtual’, i.e. some or all of the team are located remotely...
  • Project governance and Project Management Office (PMO)

    Whether a project is large or small, innovative or similar to other projects, governance and administrative support will be needed. The type of...

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    7 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    22 Aug 2016

  • Project governance and Project Management Office (PMO)

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    Advanced level Duration 7 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    Whether a project is large or small, innovative or similar to other projects,...
  • Information security

    Information security underpins the commercial viability and profitability of enterprises of all sizes and the effectiveness of public sector...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    22 Aug 2016

  • Information security

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    Information security Creative commons image Icon © ISAF Public Affairs under Creative-Commons license
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    Information security underpins the commercial viability and profitability of...
  • An introduction to information security

    Headline news scares about stolen or missing data are becoming a frequent occurrence. This free course, An introduction to information security,...

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    55 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    31 May 2016

  • An introduction to information security

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    An introduction to information security Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 55 hours Updated 31 May 2016
    Headline news scares about stolen or missing data are becoming a frequent...
  • Managing Complexity: A Systems Approach

    Do you need to change the way you think when faced with a complex situation? Managing Complexity: A Systems Approach, is a free course that...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    16 May 2016

  • Managing Complexity: A Systems Approach

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    Do you need to change the way you think when faced with a complex situation?...
  • Systems diagramming

    Pictures speak louder than words. But how can you use diagrams to help you? This free course, Systems diagramming, looks at how diagrams can be...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 May 2016

  • Systems diagramming

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 05 May 2016
    Pictures speak louder than words. But how can you use diagrams to help you? This...
  • Systems practice: Managing sustainability

    This free course, Systems practice: Managing sustainability, introduces ways in which systems thinking can help support processes of decision...

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    15 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    05 May 2016

  • Systems practice: Managing sustainability

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    This free course, Systems practice: Managing sustainability, introduces ways in...