Training from Lynda.com
Recommended introductory and advanced training available from Lynda.com.
Lynda.com is an online skills development service offering an extensive library of high quality video courses in digital, technology, creative and business skills.
In 2016, the University procured a three-year campus-wide licence. This enables students and staff to access to all Lynda.com training materials. General information about registering with, and using Lynda.com in the University is available here.
This is a short collection of relevant fragments froim Lynda.com that may help you identify common types of attack, software or sites that you need to be able to avoid.
These are suitable for all computer users.
Internet Safety for Students
This is a longer course (55 minutes). This course is suitable for all computer users. It is aimed at American University Students who want to know more about how to set up their computers to be more secure, and how to stay safe on the Internet.
Learning path: become an IT Security Specialist
A series of courses has been gathered into a Learning Path for people who want to learn the main kinds of things to become a specialist in IT Security. These courses are highly technical in places and are suitable only for experienced IT practitioners who want to specialise.