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  • What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security? Creative commons image Icon Iphonedigital under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Mar 2017

  • What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security?

    What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security? Creative commons image Icon Iphonedigital under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Mar 2017
    Following the murders in Westminster, UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd appeared to demand that Whatsapp and other messaging systems provide government with a...
  • What do I need to know about the SIM hack? Creative commons image Icon yum9me under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license

    What do I need to know about the SIM hack?

    By Mike Richards

    Revelations that security forces have broken the protection of mobile phone technology are a real concern. Mike...

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    5 mins

    Updated on:

    25 Feb 2015

  • What do I need to know about the SIM hack?

    What do I need to know about the SIM hack? Creative commons image Icon yum9me under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Feb 2015
    Revelations that security forces have broken the protection of mobile phone technology are a real concern. Mike Richards explains why - and how the hack...
  • Mass surveillance will never be able to stop all known terrorists Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Memorycatcher via Pixabay

    Mass surveillance will never be able to stop all known terrorists

    By Ray Corrigan

    The government believes mass surveillance can keep us safe from harm. Ray Corrigan suggests those plans need a closer...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jan 2015

  • Mass surveillance will never be able to stop all known terrorists

    Mass surveillance will never be able to stop all known terrorists Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Memorycatcher via Pixabay
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Jan 2015
    The government believes mass surveillance can keep us safe from harm. Ray Corrigan suggests those plans need a closer look.
  • Mass surveillance just doesn’t work Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Flynt | Dreamstime.com

    Mass surveillance just doesn’t work

    By Dr Kirstie Ball

    Are the government's plans (or hopes) to collect information on everyone and everything infeasible?

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Dec 2014

  • Mass surveillance just doesn’t work

    Mass surveillance just doesn’t work Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Flynt | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Dec 2014
    Are the government's plans (or hopes) to collect information on everyone and everything infeasible?
  • Freedom vs Security: Freedom at any cost? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Freedom vs Security: Freedom at any cost?

    This animation explores Thomas Hobbes' belief that security is better than freedom. 

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    21 Oct 2014

  • Freedom vs Security: Freedom at any cost?

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    Freedom vs Security: Freedom at any cost? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Oct 2014
    This animation explores Thomas Hobbes' belief that security is better than freedom. 
  • A dead phone may stop you entering the US – here's how to keep it alive on the move Creative commons image Icon Martin Maciaszek under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
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    Updated on:

    09 Jul 2014

  • A dead phone may stop you entering the US – here's how to keep it alive on the move

    A dead phone may stop you entering the US – here's how to keep it alive on the move Creative commons image Icon Martin Maciaszek under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 09 Jul 2014
    What does the new security advice from US customs officials mean for passengers flying to the US with electronic devices? 
  • Following the work across borders: How leisure and security are part of the new offshoring Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Released into public domain by Atlia rs
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    09 Jun 2014

  • Following the work across borders: How leisure and security are part of the new offshoring

    Following the work across borders: How leisure and security are part of the new offshoring Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Released into public domain by Atlia rs
    Updated 09 Jun 2014
    Once offshoring was restricted to manufacturing and call centre jobs - but now other chunks of the nation's economy are being sent overseas.
  • What do I need to know about Heartbleed? Creative commons image Icon The Open University; original logo copyright Heartbleed.com under Creative-Commons license

    What do I need to know about Heartbleed?

    By Ray Corrigan

    There's a lot of advice and confusion about the Heartbleed security flaw - what do you need to know? And what do you...

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    Article

    Updated on:

    11 Apr 2014

  • What do I need to know about Heartbleed?

    What do I need to know about Heartbleed? Creative commons image Icon The Open University; original logo copyright Heartbleed.com under Creative-Commons license
    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?
  • Looking through the glass floor Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    Looking through the glass floor

    By John Grayson

    John Grayson works with the South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action group (SYMAAG). As private security firms hit...

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Mar 2012

  • Looking through the glass floor

    Looking through the glass floor Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 14 Mar 2012
    John Grayson works with the South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action group (SYMAAG). As private security firms hit the news, he writes about how they...
  • Thinking Allowed - Security firms Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Thinking Allowed - Security firms

    This week's subject is private and military security, timely considering some UK police force's moves to use more...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Mar 2012

  • Thinking Allowed - Security firms

    Thinking Allowed - Security firms Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Mar 2012
    This week's subject is private and military security, timely considering some UK police force's moves to use more security firms. Find out more... 

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  • Network security

    Encryption of files and firewalls are just some of the security measures that can be used in security. This free course, Network security, which...

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    25 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • Network security

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    Network security Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 25 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    Encryption of files and firewalls are just some of the security measures that can...
  • Living with the internet: Keeping it safe

    Computer crashes are often the result of viruses, worms or trojans as unfortunately some internet users want to cause havoc or vandalise your...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • Living with the internet: Keeping it safe

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    Living with the internet: Keeping it safe Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    Computer crashes are often the result of viruses, worms or trojans as...

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    Information security

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 12 Oct 2017
    Whether in the public or private sector, it is the value invested in the...

    Network security

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    Network security
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 12 Oct 2017
    With organisations increasingly dependent on their information systems, there is a...
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