Maciej Cegłowski has published a long, practical, insightful, and witty article on his experiences with political campaign security. He wisely focuses on a handful of steps to narrow the attack surface with the fewest tools and techniques.
This should be a Coursera course, or a series of short videos.
I have shut down my online school. It was an interesting experience, but not a cost-effective one. Aside from not getting rich from this, it was really boring to administer a testing program.
On the other hand, I now know an incredible amount about Moodle, the internationally-popular web service for education. I also know how to host an online testing program for much less that commercial vendors charge.
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I am offering a Cybersecurity elective for students registered in the University of Minnesota’s Master of Science in Software Engineering program. As I described in the class on Friday, the course uses the textbook I wrote and does a lot of lab work with security tools, including Wireshark, nmap, Gnu Privacy Guard, and vulnerability scanning.
Here is a link to the 2015 syllabus.
Resources for proposed online course:
[SORRY – This is posted for historical purposes only! The free certificate is no longer available]
If you have studied the textbook Elementary Information Security as part of a class, or on your own, and did not earn a formal certificate for NSTISSI 4011 training, here is your chance.
As part of our final testing and release, Cryptosmith Institute offers eighteen (18) weeks of completely free access to its new NSTISSI 4011 certification program to a limited number of students.
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