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What do I need to know about Heartbleed?

What do I need to know about Heartbleed? Creative commons image Credit: The Open University; original logo copyright Heartbleed.com New content
Updated 11 Apr 2014
There's a lot of advice and confusion about the Heartbleed security flaw - what do you need to know? And what do you need to do?

Porn licensing isn't the answer

Porn licensing isn't the answer Creative commons image Credit: hansol under CC-BY licence
Updated 04 Apr 2014
The UK government thinks children can be protected from web porn by building barriers. Good luck with that, says Andrew Smith.

If we’d used the cloud, we might know where MH370 is now

If we’d used the cloud, we might know where MH370 is now Creative commons image Credit: Pechristener, via WikiCommons, using OpenStreetMap, under CC-BY-SA licence
Updated 19 Mar 2014
At present, the fate of Malaysian airlines flight MH370 is unknown, and the search for something the size of a Jumbo Jet is proving a challenge....

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Introduction to computer forensics and investigations

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Intermediate Level Duration 6 hours Updated 05 Mar 2014
This unit is an easy introduction to some of the issues both in data privacy and computer forensics - with a few easily available tools people can...

Data and processes in computing

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Intermediate Level Duration 14 hours Updated 05 Mar 2014
This unit will help you to understand the forms of data that are handled by software and look at the various processes that can be applied to the...

An introduction to information security

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Masters Level Duration 55 hours Updated 11 Dec 2013
Headline news scares about stolen or missing data are becoming a frequent occurrence as organisations rely more and more heavily on computers to...

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Algorithms, data structures and computability

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Algorithms, data structures and computability Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 300 hours Updated 04 Jul 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
You will learn how to take a problem and state it precisely using an algorithm so that it can be solved with a computer.This course emphasises how...

MSc in Computing

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MSc in Computing Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 1800 hours Updated 30 May 2013
This family of qualifications combines modules from a variety of computing and related fields, with an independent project to showcase your...

Software requirements for business systems

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Software requirements for business systems Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Masters Level Duration 150 hours Updated 26 Apr 2013 Register by 30 Sep 2013
Investigate requirements engineering – a disciplined approach to eliciting, analysing, communicating and agreeing requirements as the essential...