Information Security

Training from

Recommended introductory and advanced training available from LinkedIn Learning (formerly

About LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (formerly is an online skills development service offering an extensive library of high quality video courses in digital, technology, creative and business skills.

The University currently has a campus-wide licence for the service. This enables students and staff to  access to all LinkeedIn Learning training materials. General information about registering with, and using LinkedIn Learning in the University is available here.

Information about LinkedIn Learning

Short courses

This is a short collection of relevant videos from LinkedIn Learning 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.

Keeping Information Safe (4m 10s)

Avoiding Scam Artists (4m 55s)

Using Secure Websites (4m 2s)


Internet Safety for Students

This 55 minutes 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.

internet safety for students

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.

become an IT security specialist