Course Details and Schedule

"The Cloud" has become a catchall phrase to mean anything from "local network storage" through to "The Internet" and "outsourcing". This course looks at protecting documents for use in online environments and covers ways of sharing documents, password protection and an introduction to encryption. This is part of a series of one-hour sessions about staying safe and secure online.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Threats to online documents
  • Sharing documents securely
  • Password protection
  • Basic Encryption
  • Backup
Course information
Intended audience Anyone interested in security issues. Some aspects of the session will be quite technical, but the course is suitable for general users.
Resources Notes and resources will be available online
Format Presentation and discussion
Further information See our pages on information security
Where next? There are seven sessions in the Security and Privacy series of one-hour courses.
Taught using:
Mac OS X (Mavericks) / Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: This course runs once a year subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.