This is a brief overview of information security showing you some tips to protect yourself, your family and the University. Why is your personal information valuable? What are common ways that it might get into the wrong hands and the practical things you can do to reduce the risk of data theft. In this course we'll discuss security considerations in email, web and social networking, consider how to secure your computer and will look briefly at some common scams including phishing.
|Intended audience||Anyone using a personal computer, email, the cloud, or social media. The series is not technical, it is for anyone who is not an expert in security or data protection. This course is also aimed at University staff.|
|Prior knowledge||Use of web and email|
|Resources||Notes and resources will be available online|
|Further information||See our pages on information security|
|3rd week||Tuesday 10 May||12:30-13:30||1||0.00||Ludwig Seminar Room, Basement, Old Road Campus Research Building, Old Road Campus Research Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7DQ||places available|
|7th week||Thursday 9 June||12:30-13:30||1||0.00||Ludwig Seminar Room, Basement, Old Road Campus Research Building, Old Road Campus Research Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7DQ||Booking opens May 10th 2016||Email me when booking opens|
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